Solmaz is an Educational Data Scientist at ITaLI with a background in data science and learning analytics. She received her Master’s of Science in Electronic Engineering with the focus on machine learning and parallel computing from Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran. Solmaz joined ITaLI in 2020 as the Educational Data Scientist in the learning analytics team. She is passionate about using machine learning and educational data mining techniques on the digital footprints of students for driving personalisation in education. She is also working towards her PhD in the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering (ITEE) and ITaLI at the University of Queensland with a focus on modelling student learning in adaptive educational systems.