Mbithe Nzomo awarded a Generation Google Scholarship

July 2022 — Mbithe Nzomo, a PhD candidate at the University of Cape Town and member of AIRU, was recently awarded the Generation Google Scholarship for women in Computer Science. She is one of 36 students from Europe, Middle East, and Africa to receive the scholarship this year, and joins a community of over 2,800 Google scholarship recipients. The prestigious and competitive scholarship recognizes students who have demonstrated a passion for technology, academic excellence, and have proven themselves as exceptional leaders and role models. Mbithe’s research explores the integration of data-based (e.g. machine learning) and knowledge-based (e.g. ontologies) AI in an intelligent agent for health monitoring using sensors.

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