Alexander Iliev

Alexander I. Iliev, PhD.

Professional highlights

▸ Patented research that led to commercially sold licenses

▸ Research experience in AI, Machine Learning, Speech and Audio Signal

▸ Processing, Big Data, Data Analytics

▸ Publication record including journal articles, conference listings and a published monograph

▸ Industry experience with connected devices, multimedia and internet related technologies

▸ Expert in Python (NumPy, SciPy, Matplotlib, Pandas, Scikit-Learn, TensorFlow), Matlab, Linux, Android

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Prof. Dr. Alexander I. Iliev earned his Ph.D. from the College of Engineering at the University of Miami (UM) in 2009. He holds two patents in the Digital Audio Watermarking and Data Enhancement fields, in addition to his book, a number of published papers in leading journals, and many international conference appearances. Dr. Iliev’s research interests are in the fields of Big Data Analytics, Signal Processing, Personalization using Speech and Image signals, Artificial Intelligence, Machine learning and Data Mining.


Prof. Iliev’s academic affiliations include teaching and research for the University of California Berkeley, 2. Institute of Mathematics and Informatics at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, 3. SRH Berlin University as an Academic Head of Data Science, 4. Department of Computing and New Media Technologies at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point.  Currently Dr. Iliev is leading research in areas tightly driven by the exponential growth of Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Big Data and Cyber Security.


In addition to his academic achievements Dr. Iliev has an extensive business background as well. He was a Product Manager for Gracenote located in Emeryville California, where he was responsible to the development and growth of data access and personal recommendation technologies for the Home Division of the company. Furthermore he has been a consultant for Labcyte, San Jose, California, and Stealth Media Labs, Chicago, Illinois, to name a few.

Favourite Quote

``Imagination is more important than knowledge``

Albert Einstein