Dr. Haider is a professor of Data Science and Real Estate Management at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada. He also serves as the research director of the Urban Analytics Institute. Professor Haider holds an adjunct professorship of Engineering at McGill University. In addition, he is a director of Regionomics Inc., a boutique consulting firm specializing in the economics of cities and regions. Dr. Haider’s online training courses in data science and analytics have been attended by hundreds of thousands of learners across the globe.
Dr. Haider is the author of Real Estate Markets: An Introduction (2020), and Getting Started with Data Science: Making Sense of Data with Analytics (2016). Professor Haider’s research interests include business analytics, data science, housing market dynamics, transport/infrastructure/urban planning, and human development in Canada and South Asia.
Professor Haider is a syndicated columnist with Post Media. His weekly column on real estate markets appears nationally in The Financial Post and local newspapers, including Ottawa Citizen, Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Edmonton Sun, and Montreal Gazette. Since 2010, Dr. Haider has authored over 260 blogs on socio-economic development in Pakistan for the Dawn newspaper.
Dr. Murtaza Haider holds a Master’s in transport engineering and a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Toronto.