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New York, NY 10018

(212) 539-7000

Javad Roostaei, PhD, PE

Principal Data Scientist

Javad Roostaei, PhD, PE

As a principal data scientist, Dr. Roostaei works on developing and deploying machine-learned (ML) models for different applications in the water industry. His experience is focused in real-time data cleansing and analytics, predictive modeling, and deployment of ML models. Before joining Hazen, Dr. Roostaei was a machine learning postdoctoral researcher at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, and he was developing ML models for PFAS and Lead Contamination. Javad has two patents, has published more than ten peer-reviewed papers, and regularly presents his work at conferences.

Areas of Expertise
• Machine learning and artificial intelligence model development
• Sensor data analytics, Internet of Things (IoT) and edge computing
• Cloud model deployment (Azure, AWS)
• Spatial data analytics
• PFAS and lead contamination risk analysis
Professional Activities
American Water Works Association (AWWA)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Association for Computing Machinery (AMC)
PhD, CEE, Wayne State University
MS, Computer Science, Wayne State University
MS, CE, Shahid Beheshti University
BS, CEE, Shahid Beheshti University
Professional Engineer (PE)