Senior Data & Applied Science Manager
Dr. Ehi Nosakhare is a Machine Learning Scientist and Women in STEM advocate. She is deeply passionate about using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to solve real-world problems, responsibly, and increasing the representation of women in AI.
Currently, she works at Microsoft as a Senior Applied Science Manager, leading a team that uses innovative AI solutions to solve complex business and implementation challenges across a variety of Microsoft’s products and services including Cloud Infrastructure (Azure), Productivity Suites (Office), and AI Platform.
Prior to joining Microsoft, Dr. Nosakhare completed her doctoral training, where her dissertation focused on how to use interpretable ML models to understand behavioral influences on subjective well-being. She has received several awards for her research work including the 2021 Best of IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing Paper Collection, and 2016 Best paper award at the ML for Healthcare workshop at the Neural Information and Processing Systems (NeurIPS) Conference. Her research has also been featured in the Association for Computing (ACM) Transactions on Computing for Healthcare, ACM SIGKDD conference, and International Conference on Very Large Databases (VLDB).
Dr. Nosakhare graduated with a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering, summa cum laude, from Howard University, an S.M. and PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She's a Director of the Board of Women in Machine Learning (WiML) and a Board Member at Octet Collaborative, a Christian Study Center at MIT, dedicated to human flourishing. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and learning how to play the Cello.