Agricultural Data Scientist
Abera has more than 10 years of research experience in applied mathematics and data science. His research focused on predicting the prices of agricultural commodity products and weather index insurance by applying stochastic models and machine learning tools. Prior to Atlas AI, Abera worked as a data scientist at Luma Consulting on the DSMT-E project. He worked as a data scientist at a financial technology companies in Ethiopia to develop financial health performance monitoring and loan default classifier tools applying machine learning techniques. He also worked as an assistant professor of mathematics at Kotebe University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and African Institutes for Mathematical Sciences, Limbe, Cameroon.
He holds a PhD in Applied Mathematics from the University of Kent, Canterbury, UK, Pre-PhD in Mathematics from The International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy, Masters in Mathematics from Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and BSc in Mathematics from Dilla University, Dilla, Ethiopia.