Portrait image of Khalil Mrini

Khalil Mrini is a PhD Candidate at the University of California San Diego (UCSD), and works on applying Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine Learning to medical question answering. Globally, his work aims to democratize advances in NLP so that marginalized people can benefit from human language technology. His work is supported by a grant from the US National Institutes of Health, and he has won an Amazon Research Award, as well as Adobe Research Gifts. He has previously interned at Adobe Research and Amazon Alexa, is currently interning at Facebook AI, and will be interning at Google Brain. He is also passionate about diversity and inclusion, and has co-founded the “North Africans in NLP” affinity group.

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