Malini Ramberran

Malini Ramberran

MSc Student: 13-01-2023

maliniramberran@gmail.com

BSc. Computer Science


Malini is a final year student currently pursuing an MSc Data Science at the University of the West Indies where she also acquired her BSc. Computer Science. Her passion lies in data visualization, data analytics and machine learning. This drives her to develop her knowledge and skills to expand her expertise. Her hobbies include reading, travelling and hiking.

Shankar Ramharack

Shankar Ramharack

Data Scientist: 29-01-2023

shankar.ramharack@gmail.com


Shankar has collaborated on EVSE Grid Integration and planning studies, MES load forecasting, and cable fault location using change point detection methods. Some of his interests are data driven projects in climate change, business intelligence, energy planning and power system analysis. He enjoys running, hiking, kickboxing and learning languages.

Amanda Mahadeo

Amanda Mahadeo

Data Scientist: 07-03-2023

mandymaha369@gmail.com

B.Sc., The University of the West Indies

M.Sc., The University of the West Indies


Amanda Mahadeo is a Statistician with a drive and passion for the Data Analytics field. Amanda spearheads the extraction, cleaning and inputting of data into a central database and maintaining and updating all reports and dashboards for internal users. Prior to her current role, she gained extensive experience in the telecommunications industry as an Analyst and enjoys working with CRMs and back end configurations. Amanda enjoys working in teams, networking and training colleagues both regionally and internationally. Amanda holds a BSc in Statistics and Economics and awaiting graduation from MSc Economics at the University of West Indies, St. Augustine. Amanda enjoys the outdoors, adventures and cooking.

Kelan Laban

Kelan Laban

MSc Student: 21-03-2023

kelan.laban@gmail.com

B.Sc., University of The West Indies


Kelan is currently a student in the MSc Data Science programme and is a data scientist at the Guardian group. He is a recipient of a national scholarship and has a BSc in electrical and computer engineering. He has years of experience as a software development engineer, working with web technologies, GPUs and image processing techniques. With the belief that data science is an invaluable tool in analysis, he hopes to gain expertise in the field, before becoming immersed in an area of research. He also believes in balance and practices MMA, enjoys weightlifting and hiking, values social connections, and loves a good fete, or two.

Julie Koon Koon

Julie Koon Koon

MSc Student: 22-05-2023

juliekoonkoon@gmail.com

B.Sc., University of the West Indies


Julie is currently a final year student of the University of the West Indies pursuing a Master’s in Data Science. She graduated in 2020 with first class honors from the BSc. Computer Science and Management (Special) program at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus. During her degree, she interned at EOG Resources where she designed a disaster recovery plan that was later implemented. She was also awarded the Scotiabank T&T Ltd. Scholarship. Julie is actively pursuing research in the field of data analytics and machine learning. She enjoys travelling and outdoor activities.

Sergio Santius

Sergio Santius

MSc in Data Science Student: 01-06-2023

santius1995@gmail.com

B.Sc., University of the West Indies


Sergio earned his Bachelor’s in Computer Science at the University of the West Indies (UWI), and is currently diving into his Master’s in Data Science. Known for his curiosity and drive, he’s always on the lookout for new technologies to learn and apply. He’s passionate about turning the ideas buzzing in his head into real-world solutions with the power of data and computing.With over four years of hands-on experience in software engineering, Sergio’s toolkit is constantly expanding. He’s all about growth and believes that every new challenge is a chance to learn something new. His aim is not just to meet the standards of the tech world, but to push boundaries and exceed expectations.

Trevon Tewari

Trevon Tewari

MSc in Data Science student: 08-06-2023

trevontewari@gmail.com

B.Sc., The University of the West Indies


Trevon Tewari graduated with a BSc in Chemical and Process Engineering from the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine after being a recipient of a National Scholarship. He went on to work in Operations in a Food Processing Plant and began working with data. From here, he secured an opportunity in Supply Chain Analytics in the Construction Industry. He is now pursuing his MSc in Data Science at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine where he hopes to gain the critical skills necessary to provide practical applications using Data Science. In his free time, he enjoys playing the guitar and a good game or two.

Deepak Ramsubhag

Deepak Ramsubhag

Data Science Intern: 06-10-2023

deepak.ramsubhag@gmail.com

B.Sc., The University of the West Indies


My name is Deepak Ramsubhag and I graduated from the University of The West Indies in 2023 with a first class honor in a BSc. with majors in Computer Science and Mathematics. I am passionate about solving problems and my undergraduate studies have equipped me with the mathematical and computational skills to design and implement a variety of optimized solutions. I enjoy helping others and hope that I can utilize my skills and knowledge to work on new and exciting technology. Having a love for knowledge, I hope to further my studies and pursue a MSc in either Software Engineering or Data Science in the near future. My hobbies include playing video games, spending quality time with friends and family, as well as going to the gym.

Ncholas Smith

Ncholas Smith

Data Scientist Intern: 29-11-2023

nicosmith.smith3@gmail.com

B.Sc., The University of the West Indies


Nicholas Smith is a B.Sc. Computer Science (Special) student in his final year at the University of the West Indies. He enjoys searching for online AI/ML courses that provide a foundational understanding of various topics. After completing these online courses, he would work on side projects to put his skills and knowledge to the test. He has completed his own independent study in AI in addition to tertiary courses. As a result, he applied to two Udacity challenge courses in the field of machine learning and was chosen to participate in a Nanodegree program in Artificial Intelligence with Python, with the final project being the creation of an image classifier using neural networks. In addition to his coursework, he completed Andrew Ng’s machine learning course. He volunteered as a Mentor at WiDS Datathon 2023, where he gave an EDA tutorial and led a team to second place locally in the WiDS Climate Change challenge.

Mustafa Ali

Mustafa Ali

Adjunct Data Scientist: 29-11-2023

mustafaali199722@live.com

B.Sc., The University of the West Indies

M.Sc, The University of the West Indies


Mustafa Ali obtained his MSc Statistics (distinctions) and BSc Actuarial Science at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine. He currently works at the Central Statistical Office (CSO) as a Statistician I. His main role is to calculate the annual and quarterly Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the Services Sector of Trinidad. Mustafa is currently interested in venturing into the fields of data analytics and data science. His hobbies are cricket, diving, and video games.

Aliyah Hamid

Aliyah Hamid

Data Scientist: 04-12-2023

aliyahhamid1@gmail.com

B.Sc., The University of the West Indies


Aliyah Hamid obtained her B.Sc. Mathematics (double major) with a minor in Economics at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine. She is currently pursuing her M.Sc. Mathematics, having completed 9 graduate-level courses and is presently working on her thesis in an area of pure mathematics. Aliyah holds the position of Statistician I at the Central Statistical Office (CSO) of Trinidad and Tobago. Her main role is to calculate the annual and quarterly Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for economic sectors such as Education, Human Health, Arts/Culture/Entertainment and Domestic Services. While her primary interest lies in the field of pure mathematics, she is eager to expand her knowledge and skills in data science. Recognizing the increasing importance of data-driven decision-making, she aims to explore this exciting and rapidly evolving field. Beyond her professional pursuits, Aliyah is a cinephile who enjoys immersing herself in the world of film. She also finds joy in baking, chess, and solving puzzles.

Rainah Khan

Rainah Khan

Data Scientist: 28-12-2023

slk2039@gmail.com

B.Sc., St. John’s University


Rainah graduated from St. John’s University in New York in January 2023 with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and Physics. During her time at St. John’s she assisted with research from 2020-2021 conducted by Dr. Mikhail Ostrovskii from the St John’s University Mathematics Department on the quantitative characteristics of cycles and their relations with stretch and spanning tree congestion. She was a part of the research team for the 2022 Fields Institute internship program with a focus in Domain Adaptors and Cross-Lingual Generalization. She currently works as an Associate Professional at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics in the University of the West Indies. She has a keen interest in data analyses surrounding video game user interface as well as medicine.

Tariq Mohammed

Tariq Mohammed

MPhil Student: 13-01-2024

tariq.fmohammed@outlook.com

B.Sc., The University of the West Indies


Tariq holds a BSc. In Electrical and Computer Engineering from The University of the West Indies (UWI), where he graduated at the top of his specialization, communications systems, with first class honours, and where he is currently pursuing his MPhil in the same field. He is currently a consultant radio engineer for the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), on a regional project focused on maritime telecommunications; and serves as one of ITU’s Generation Connect Youth Envoy for the Americas.

Born and raised in Trinidad and Tobago, Tariq has an avid interest in using his skills to provide service to the people, tackling national, regional and international issues such as digital exclusion and ICT inaccessibility through multi-dimensional approaches spanning technical and social domains. His interests also include the development of enabling policies and regulations to create a more inclusive digital future, which can be used and enjoyed by all.

Vishal Siewnarine

Vishal Siewnarine

Data Scientist: 02-04-2024

vsiewnar@gmail.com

Ph.D., York University

M.Sc., York University

B.Sc., University of Waterloo


I am interested in solving challenging problems in various fields using my mathematical toolbox particularly in Trinidad and Tobago. My areas of expertise include mathematical modelling, research, programming, data analysis, fluid mechanics, numerical analysis and parallel computing.

Adhir

Adhir Soechit

Data Scientist: 05-04-2024

adhirsoechit@gmail.com

B.Sc., Imperial College London


Adhir Soechit, a National Open Scholarship recipient, pursued his BEng. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Imperial College London. His academic journey led him to explore the world of web development and data analytics, igniting a strong passion for optimization across various domains. Adhir is inspired by the power of data to transform complex challenges into actionable insights, leading to smarter, more efficient solutions. Currently, he is expanding his expertise by pursuing a Master’s in Data Science and AI. Outside of his academic and professional endeavours, he enjoys playing football, engaging in chess, and spending time with his family.