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Wuraola Oyewusi joins Data Science Nigeria as Research and Innovation Lead

October 16, 2019 0

We are excited to welcome Wuraola Oyewusi, a pharmacist and data scienstist who joins Data Science Nigeria as the Lead for Research and Innovation. She is a passionate professional committed to advancing Artificial Intelligence practice. She previously worked with eHealth Africa (eHA), a US firm with the largest data-driven health delivery system in Africa.

She is well recognized in the AI community for her work on Scispacy.Click Here to view it

She has also been in the forefront of the unstructured data application and open source access, especially in the area of health. She developed #NLP Datasets related to health, which she made open to global acknowledgement. Dr Stephen Odaibo of RetinaAI USA (one of our Advisory Board members) actually did a tweet on this Click Here to see attached. The open source dataset is useful for Topic Modelling, Sentiment Analysis, Text Pre-Processing and even more.

She is a Pythonista whose contribution to Pandas was recognized by Marc Garcia. The post on her Pull Request being merged on pandas was a celebration for the Nigerian AI community.Check Here

She was also part of the NLP project led by Dr Wale Akinfaderin (Duke Energy USA) which recently won a grant from the Canadian/Swedish government backed AI4Development on the use of NLP for parliamentary document analysis

Wura has grown to be an end-to-end machine learning and deep learning user with documented proof of study/applications in topics like Sequence Models, Deep Learning, End to end ML with Tensorflow, Time series, Recommendation systems and lately Google IT support Check Here

You can check many of her works via Github repo: Here
At Data Science Nigeria, Wura will be driving our research works, publications/contribution to knowledge, supporting the Knowledge leadership that DSN is known for, application of theory into solution development, leading DSN proprietary in-house bespoke AI suites, consulting support for clients and partners, mentoring of in-house researchers, teaching, project management related to our core solutions and support for ongoing solution development (AI Class Monitor, NaLie, DataCrowd etc.)
Please join us to welcome her with your usual support and camaraderie. She is accessible via email at

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