TSTT Intern: 14-11-2019
B.Sc., The University Of The West Indies
Gabriela Sewdhan is a student at the University of the West Indies (UWI). She possesses a bachelor’s in Psychology and is currently pursuing another bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. She is most passionate about Machine Learning and Robotics and would one day like to own a company specialising in these fields. Gabriela has interned at Persisto Labs where she developed various software modules with a stringent and well-documented Git workflow and worked on deploying these microservices to Amazon Web Services. She gained practical experience in Cloud infrastructure and deployment, React Native app development, as well as created a chatbot using Amazon Lex. In 2017, she worked with a team consisting of Michael Ali and Qarun Bissoondial for the Telios Code Jam and built MET-Oracle, which uses Machine Learning to Improve City Resilience and Awareness to Extreme Weather Conditions Due to Global Warming. She has also worked with the same team to produce PiDronics, an Automated Hydroponics Control System to Increase Effectiveness with Limited Resources and to diagnose plants using Image recognition. Furthermore, body language analysis was experimented on, in a team with Michael Ali during the Hacker Hostel program. Gabriela is planning to pursue a Master’s in Robotics and is very interested in applying Artificial Intelligence to try to fix environmental problems. During her spare time, she loves baking, playing the piano and guitar, and journaling.