Dhafer Malouche
(Applied Math.) 
Associate Professor

Dhafer Malouche  has  obtained a PhD in Statistics and Applied Mathematics from Paul Sabatier University in Toulouse, France, in 10/1997. In September 1998, he obtained an Assistant professor position at the University of Sousse in Tunisia. During the 2002-2003 academic year, he was a visiting professor at York University in Toronto. In 2003, he returned to Tunisia and served as Assistant Professor at the new Engineering School of Statistics in Tunisia  ( http://www.essai.rnu.tn /)  and he became an Associate Professor in 2011. He’s teaching several courses on Data Analysis (Bayesian Statistics, Data Mining…). He is supervising numerous projects and doctorates about real cases across various topics and developed many collaborative, multidisciplinary research programs. In 2011, he was a former Fulbright Scholar at the Department of Statistics at Stanford University. Since 2012, He worked with political science scholars on the democratic transition in Tunisia. He has implemented three national surveys in Tunisia about the political transition and local governance (November 2012, Juin 2014 and March 2015). In 2014-2015, He worked in the Governance Local Development Program of the Gothenburg University. He was invited to join the MacMillan Center at Yale as a visiting professor. In 2016-2017, Dhafer was  also a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the Center for Political Studies of the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan.

Skills:  Data Analysis, Data Visualization,  Statistical Modelling, Machine Learning, R Software

Interests:  Statistics, Data Mining, Survey Methodology, Graphical Models


Research Briefs
Cardivasular risk in Tunisia
Governance and Local Developement, Survey
Olive Oil and Sensory Analysis
GDP Indicators
SensMapUI, Sensory Analysis Software
Shiny Applications
Carhegie, Islamic Data 
GLD Tunisia 
Research Indicators

Schools, classrooms and populations in the delegations of Tunis from 2013 to 2015 
Source of the data: INS Tunisia

The number of Daily views on Netflix from 2000 to 2006: Graph constructed from data given by Netflix for the ​ Netflix prize
This code of this graph is presented in my Big Data course (I will post very the slides).