Dr. Raza Abidi

Professor; Director of Health Informatics


Connect with me

Email: sraza@cs.dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-2129
Mailing Address: 

Location: Room 220

Faculty of Computer Science
Dalhousie University
6050 University Avenue
PO BOX 15000
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2
Research Topics:
  • Semantic web
  • Health informatics
  • Knowledge management
  • Information personalization & intelligent systems


Additional Details

Education: PhD - University of Surrey (1994)
MSc - University of Miami (1989)
BEng - NED University (1986)
Funding: My research projects have been funded by both government agencies, organizations and industry, such as CANARIE, National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Canadian Foundation of Innovation (CFI), Nova Scotia Health Research Foundation (NSHRF), International Development Research Center (IDRC), Green Shield Foundation Canada, National Cancer Institute of Canada (NCIC) and various industry partners. Prior to joining Dalhousie my research was funded by WHO, UN, Malaysian Govt.’s program on Intensified Research in Priority Areas (IRPA).
Publications: Please see my website for list of publications
Teaching: My teaching spans the following courses: HINF 6230: Knowledge Management for Health Informatics (Winter 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004) HINF 1100: Introduction to Health Informatics (Fall 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006) HINF 4100: Health Enterprise Systems (Fall 2009) CSCI 6707: Knowledge Management: Concepts and Techniques (Summer 2005, 2004) CSCI 2140: Data and Knowledge Fundamentals (Summer 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002) HINF 6210: Databases and Data Mining for Health Informatics (Winter 2003) CSCI 6507: Artificial Neural Networks (Summer 2003, Winter 2002) CSCI 3140: Database Management Systems (Summer 2002)