Dr. Elayaraja Aruchunan is a distinguished academic professional boasting over 15 years of expertise in numerical analysis, computational applied statistics, and machine learning. Embarking on his distinguished research journey at Curtin University Malaysia from 2008-2012, he received a prestigious scholarship from the Australian Government in 2012, catapulting him into the pursuit of a doctoral degree at Curtin University in Australia. Following the completion of his doctorate, Dr. Aruchunan continued his academic pursuits at Curtin University before joining the University of Malaya in 2020. Presently, he serves as a faculty member in the Department of Decision Science within the Faculty of Business and Economics. Dr. Aruchunan's research interests are broad and include the development of innovative algorithms and methodologies aimed at solving intricate real-world challenges. He has made noteworthy contributions to the fields of machine learning, big data analytics, and applied mathematics, with his research being featured in esteemed academic journals and conferences. His scholarly endeavors have garnered research funding from both domestic and international sources. Beyond his research endeavors, Dr. Aruchunan is a dedicated educator and mentor. He oversees a group of postgraduate research scholars and imparts knowledge through teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in data science and machine learning. His commitment extends to outreach activities designed to promote STEM education among high school students. Advocating for collaboration and knowledge exchange, Dr. Aruchunan actively engages with researchers from both local and international institutions to advance the realms of data science and machine learning. He holds memberships in professional societies such as the IEEE and the Association for Computing Machinery. Dr. Aruchunan's remarkable contributions to the research landscape have rightfully established him as a leading expert in his field. As a highly respected academic and mentor, he remains fervently committed to making a positive impact on the world through his research and teaching endeavors.