The group is made up of a number of people who work on a few themes.

Faculty

  • Dr. Vukosi Marivate (UP ABSA Chair of Data Science)

PhD Students

  • Abiodun Modupe [Wits][NLP, ML, SM]
  • Baphumelele Masikisiki [UP][NLP,Soc]
  • Herkulaas Combrink [UP][ML,Soc]
  • Mpho Mokoatle [UP][NLP,Soc]
  • Rockerfeller [AIMS][ML,Soc]
  • Temitope Kekere [UP][NLP,Soc]

Masters

  • Chatherine Gitau [AMMI][NLP]
  • Henry Wandera [UP - MIT Big Data Science][ML, Soc]
  • Hombakazi Ngejane [UP][ML, NLP]
  • Jessica Nemasisi [Wits][ML, NLP, SM]
  • Khutso Sepuru [UP - MIT Big Data Science][ML]
  • Lamont Theron [UP - MIT Big Data Science][ML,NLP]
  • Mario Naidoo [UP][ML, Soc]
  • Michelle Terblanche [UP - MIT Big Data Science][ML,NLP,SM]
  • Nicole Garber[UP - MIT Big Data Science][ML, NLP]
  • Palesa Lepamo [UP - MIT Big Data Science][ML,Soc]
  • Salomon Kabenamualu [AMMI][NLP]

Honours

Interns

Alumni

  • Avashlin Moodley [UP - MIT Big Data Science][ML, NLP, SM]
  • Tshepiso Mokoena [Wits][ML] - 2020
  • Colyn van Zyl [UP - MIT Big Data Science][ML] - 2020
  • Jeanine Schutte [UP - MIT Big Data Science][ML] - 2020
  • Mpho Mokoatle [MSc][NWU][ML,Soc] - 2019
  • Patrick Monamo [MSc][UJ][ML] - 2018
  • Jessica Nemasisi [Hons][UniVen][ML] - 2017

  • Tshepisho Sefara [NRF-CSIR, 2018][ML, NLP, Soc] - 2018
  • Niciah Hlungwane [NRF-CSIR, 2018][NLP] - 2018