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Favour Nerrise

University of Maryland, College Park
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Favour Nerrise is a student at the University of Maryland, College Park (Go Terps!), studying Computer Science and Mathematics with minors in Arabic and Global Engineering Leadership. Primarily identifying as Cameroonian, #237, Favour is an advocate of giving back to her community, currently by building her first STEM-focused school in Cameroon. She is currently conducting research with NASA Harvest on estimating cropland using ML techniques and with the Battle Data Lab on visualization recommender systems; she has previously applied AI and ML to research opportunities in novelty-based targeting with NASA JPL for the Mars 2020 Rover, integrated ML and agent-based modeling for hurricane forecast trajectories, and activation map analysis for filtering big data. She currently serves as the Region II Chairperson for the National Society of Black Engineers, is a member of the Women in Engineering Student Advisory Board at UMD, and a member of BlackinAI.

Conference Sessions

TWIMLfest  2020
This interactive session targets "newbies" to machine learning, especially students, emphasizing the breadth and depth of ML and the interdisciplinary applications possible. Participants will have the opportunity to walk through the process of decision-making to solving (by ML).