Evelina is a Principal Research Data Scientist at The Alan Turing Institute, the UK’s national institute for data science and artificial intelligence. She is passionate about making data science understandable and accessible to everyone. She also does machine learning and F# trainings and is a partner at FsharpWorks.
She originally started as a programmer but got interested in machine learning early on and did a mathematics and machine learning oriented PhD at the University of Cambridge. During her PhD, she worked on Bayesian models for unsupervised learning that integrate heterogeneous biomedical datasets. After that she worked in cancer research at the MRC Cancer unit in Cambridge, where she focused on helping biologists analyse genomic data.