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Engineer Bainomugisha is an Associate Professor and Chair, Computer Science at Makerere University, Uganda. Through his research work, Engineer is on a mission to harness the transformative power of computational technology and intelligence to tackle complex society challenges for the benefit of humanity. He has pioneered and led several social impact initiatives including, AirQo (https://www.airqo.africa), a Google AI Impact Challenge winner initiative that leverages AI, IoT and Cloud technologies for environmental air pollution monitoring, modelling and analysis in African cities to foster resilience and healthy urban communities. He is also passionate about contributing to quality Computer Science education in Africa that is of sufficient breadth and depth, practical and fast enough. He is a Co-Founder of Sunbird AI (https://sunbird.ai), a not for profit initiative that develops and deploys practical AI systems for social impact. 

AMLD Africa 2021 / Speakers

Walid Daou

AI Lead, OCP

Carolina Odman

Associate Professor, University of the Western Cape

Stefano Ermon

Assistant Professor, Stanford

Aisha Walcott-Bryant

Research Manager, IBM Research Africa

Karim Beguir

CEO and Co-Founder, InstaDeep

Tawfik Jelassi

Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information, UNESCO

AMLD / Global partners