Ravil Bikmetov, PhD, is a research data scientist at the TRHC Precision Pharmacotherapy Research & Development Institute. Dr. Bikmetov earned his PhD in Optical Science and Engineering from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and MS in Computer Science from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Dr. Bikmetov joined the PPRDI in June 2019. He supports research activities on projects involving big data analytics and data mining, performing data collection, cleaning, and preparation and database maintainence with detailed documentation. He has five years of research experience focusing on big data analytics, data mining and management, and mathematical optimization with application to knowledge discovery from healthcare records, operational scheduling, and dynamic energy distribution for intelligent transportation systems.