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

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2022 DSFSI Group Picture

Faculty

  • Assoc. Prof Vukosi Marivate (UP ABSA Chair of Data Science) [ORCID]
  • Abiodun Modupe
  • Tshepiso Mokoena

PhD Students

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

Masters

  • Amica De Jager [UP][ML, NLP]
  • Andani Madodonga [UP - MIT Big Data Science][NLP]
  • Derwin Ngomane [UP - MIT Big Data Science][NLP]
  • Hombakazi Ngejane [UP][ML, NLP]
  • Jesse Parvess [UP - MIT Big Data Science][NLP]
  • Makgatho Letladi [UP][ML, NLP]
  • Matimba Shingange [UP - MIT Big Data Science][NLP]
  • Mohlatlego Nakeng [UP - MIT Big Data Science][NLP]
  • Ndamulelo Nemakhavhani [UP - MIT Big Data Science][NLP]
  • Nozuko Twala [UP - MIT Big Data Science][NLP]
  • Shaun Johnson [UP - MIT Big Data Science][NLP]
  • Thapelo Sindane [UP][NLP]
  • Tsholofelo Gomba [UP][ML, SOC][ORCID]
  • Yolanda Nkalashe [UP - MIT Big Data Science][NLP]

Honours

  • Nonhle Maseko
  • Pitso Khoboko
  • Neo Mokono
  • Shrey Mandalia
  • Shivaan Pillay
  • Akhona Sekwati

Interns

Alumni

2022

  • Khutso Sepuru [UP - MIT Big Data Science][ML]
  • Palesa Lepamo [UP - MIT Big Data Science][ML,Soc]
  • Carel Nchachi [UP - MIT Big Data Science][NLP,Soc]

2021

2020

  • Alon Behr [UP, CS Hons][ML, SOC]
  • Boitshoko Pule [UP, CS Hons][NLP, SOC]
  • Harm de Wet [UP, CS Hons][NLP, SOC]
  • Elisabeth Mpatu [UP, CS Hons][NLP, SOC]
  • Tshepiso Mokoena [Wits][ML][Dissertation Announcement]
  • Colin van Zyl [UP - MIT Big Data Science][ML] [Dissertation Announcement]
  • Jeanine Schutte [UP - MIT Big Data Science][ML]
  • Avashlin Moodley [UP - MIT Big Data Science][NLP,SOC] [Dissertation Announcement]

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