Rachna Dhand

Senior Data Scientist, Cybernetics


Rachna Dhand is currently working as Senior Data Scientist, Cybernetics with BHP Billiton, Perth. For most of the decade she had worked on variety of roles from technical to managerial levels in Higher Education, Oil and Gas and Metals and Minerals sector across India and Australia.

She completed her doctorate in Control Engineering and Predictive Analytics from School of Engineering and Energy, Murdoch University in 2011. She is working in Data Science domain since 2011. Prior to her migration to Australia, she worked as an academic and was researching on programming methodologies like SOAP/CORBA and Internet message passing optimization from 2000 to 2007.

She has worked on more than 20 projects in Data Science and Analytics. Her expertise is in application of Time Series Modelling as well as Machine learning across varied domains including Education, Mining and Publishing sectors. All her projects are successfully deployed and play integral role in BI and interventions on Business improvement.

In last 6 years, Rachna has structured and driven significant changes in a variety of industrial domains focusing on the application Data Science and Predictive Analytics to drive business transformation.


Leveraging Machine Learning for Competitive Edge

by Senior Data Scientist, Cybernetics, BHP Billiton