PhD Fellow in Big Data and Machine Learning
William Yankho Nkhono is a research fellow pursuing a PhD in data science. He is a PhD research fellow under the IMPALA project and has enrolled as a PhD student in big data and machine learning with the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in the Department of Computer Sciences in the Netherlands. His work is mainly focused on developing algorithms to predict critical illness in Malawian children using social demographic, continuous vital signs monitoring and biomarkers and applying machine learning to detect, train, and test predictive algorithms. He holds an MSc in Informatics from the University of Malawi and a BSc (honours) in Business Information technology from the University of Greenwich.