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Amr Ebaid

Amr is working on data cleaning; How to tackle data quality problems such as removing duplicates, resolving data violations to satisfy consistency constraints, and handling incomplete data or missing information.

Why Purdue?

The decision came down to two main factors: the affordability to live and support my family in West Lafayette and the large Egyptian and Muslim communities that proved helpful on many occasions.

Career goal?

I would like to join Facebook as a software engineer.

Favorite fact about Purdue?

If you don't like the weather, just wait 10 minutes.

Two words that best describe your work?

Challenging and Significant

If you have free time, how do you choose to spend it?

Watching a movie or playing video games

What’s your best time-saving shortcut or life hack?

I always write down my ToDos, however trivial or small they might be. This helps me easily remember them and keep on schedule.

What are you currently reading, or what is the last thing you read (aside from academic reading)?

An Arabic book about characteristics of tyranny.

How do you recharge physically and/or mentally?

Play soccer or travel some place new

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received?

My father has always told me that it doesn't matter what you do, or what people think about it, but you have to be unique and distinguished in it.

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Purdue University offered many crucial elements in shaping a high-quality foundation of academic, leadership, and social skills. At the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, I was part of a thriving research community, with a wide range of industry collaboration. This had a direct impact on developing valuable skills in identifying and pursuing innovative and challenging research ideas, which aim at addressing and solving real-world problems. Furthermore, Purdue University facilitated many networking opportunities, which provided a catalyst for building a growing number of collaboration efforts with many entities around the world.

Nesreen Ziedan

Nesreen I. Ziedan, Ph.D., AFRIN
Associate Professor and Acting Department Head
Computer and Systems Engineering Department
Faculty of Engineering
Zagazig University, Egypt

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