Dr. Alashri is assistant professor at King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST). He is the PI for SMAT (Social Media Analytical Tool) project. He has research interests in a variety of areas including: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Mining and Visualization, and Natural Language Processing. In 2016, Dr. Alashri was selected to join Decision Theater Network, USA as a Senior Data Scientist to work with cross-disciplinary scientists on cutting edge research to address local, national and international issues. He led his research team to build solutions to various clients such as DoD, Mayo Clinic, and the government of Arizona. Dr. Alashri holds PhD degree in Computer Science from Arizona State University (ASU), 2018 and Master's degree from the University of Southern California (USC), 2011.