Shellyann Sooklal

PhD Fellow: 27-04-2015

M.Phil, The University Of The West Indies

B.Sc., The University Of The West Indies

Shellyann is an experienced Data Scientist, Lecturer, Researcher and Software Engineer with 6 years of applied research and practical knowledge in Machine Learning, Data Mining, Optimization, Recommender Systems, Data Visualization, Image Recognition, Natural Language Processing, Genomics and Health Analytics. She is currently pursuing her PhD degree in Computer Science at the University of the West Indies (UWI) where the emphasis of her research is in Data Science/Machine learning, specifically cost-based learning with imbalanced datasets. Shellyann also facilitates BSc and MSc level courses in the areas of Big Data, Optimization, Operations Research, Machine Learning and Algorithms. After graduating with first class honours Shellyann started her professional career as a software developer but eventually returned to the UWI in 2012 where she pursued an MPhil in Computer Science, with her research focusing around diagnosing and rating Parkinson’s Tremors using augmented reality in partnership with Microsoft using Kinetic technology.

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