Asel Mendis (@aselmendis) is a Data Scientist in Australia. He is originally from Sri Lanka and has been in the data space since 2019. As a Data Scientist, his objective is to use the relevant techniques and technology to create insights and value. He is a Contributing Editor at KDnuggets. He has interests in Location Intelligence, Spatial Analysis, Demographics, Machine Learning, Data Visualization and Statistics using R and Python. He has a Master of Analytics from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology specializing in Applied Statistics and as of 2021 is currently undertaking a PhD in Applied Statistics focusing on the topic of Black Spots on roads. He is also a member of the Statistical Society of Australia and holds the designation of Graduate Statistician (GStat) and is looking forward to becoming an Accredited Statistician (AStat.) in the future.