Personal profile


I am a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science at the School of Computing,  the Course Leader for the MSc in Artificial Intelligence/Machine learning and a member of the Artificial Intelligence and Data Science research group. I received my PhD in computing from the University of Portsmouth in 2018. I am the Module Leader for the Applied Machine Learning & Data Mining of BSc (Hons) in Data Science and Analytics.

In addition, I am the Faculty of Technology and the School of Computing Early Career Researcher Representative and Athena Swan Team co-leader.


Research Interests

My research is in the field of Text Mining, Natural Language Processing, and Machine Learning. I have collaborated with researchers in several other disciplines and participated in multiple academic and industrial projects. I am a member of several program committees for international conferences and workshops. I was a keynote speaker at the Women in Data Science (WiDS 2018) Conference UK, and a panellist for Women in Science and Technology: Experiences which took place at the INTAP’20 conference, in Norway. I have won several awards including the bronze prize in the annual international competition on best Research & Innovation projects in Cyber Security, run by the Korean Industrial Technology Security Hub.

Available PhD (Self-Funded) Projects:


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Science, EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT ( Degree Apprenticeship), School of Education, Languages and Linguistics

Award Date: 28 Feb 2025

Ph.D., School of Computing

Award Date: 23 Jul 2018


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