• Co-founded the interdisciplinary Collaborative for Research and Education in Aging Technology and Health in 2014. The Collaborative currently employs 17 students and manages grants and contracts with total budget over $4 Million.
  • 2018 Erickson Foundation Research Award in Positive Aging reciepient with C VandeWeerd, PhD; M Roberts, MA; E Sappington, MA; J Lowenkron, MD; J. Castaldo, MD; O Kehat, PhD; G Issachar, PhD; Z Peremen, PhD; & A Geva, PhD.
  • Assisted in establishing the Patel College of Global Sustainability at the University of South Florida and was its first Associate Dean between 2012 and 2013.
  • National Academy of Sciences Faculty Fellow at Air Force Research Laboratory, Eglin Air Force Base, Munitions Directorate, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 2009
  • Co-authored IIE Joint Publishers 2007 Book-of-the-year award winning textbook Design of Industrial Information Systems.
  • 17 years of online and hybrid teaching experience in a Research I University
  • International consulting and research experience.
  • Over $10 Million in research funding.
  • Over 60 journal and conference proceedings publications.

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Our research group working at the intersection of health, aging and technology.

Using ambient sensors to monitor health changes and adverse events.

Applying data analytics to engineering education with Prof. Autar Kaw.


Course Title HIM 6655 Healthcare Data Mining and Predictive Analytics Instructor Name: Prof. Ali Yalcin Phone: (813) 974 5590 should be used by appointment only. E-mail: ayalcin@usf.edu is the preferred form of communication. Please allow 3 business days for the instructor to respond. Office Hours Integrated chat tool - by appointment E-mail - anytime. Texbook Dean Abbott. 2014. Applied Predictive Analytics. John Wiley & Sons, Indianapolis, IN