WDS – NIkhita Madhanpall

Nikhita Madhanpall

Nikhita works at the IAU Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) in Cape Town as a DARA Big Data Fellow. Her goal is to provide increased exposure to data science and machine learning (ML) in the SKA Africa partner countries through big data hackathon events, with the aim of increasing African data-intensive research skills. She previously worked as an RFI Scientist at the South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO) and completed her PhD in Cosmology and Extragalactic Astronomy at the University of the Western Cape.