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Evelina Gabasova

United Kingdom
Data scientist and machine learning researcher, interested in all things connected to data science and functional programming.


Evelina is a machine learning and data science researcher. She works as Principal Research Data Scientist at The Alan Turing Institute, the UK's national institute for data science and artificial intelligence. She is a member of the research engineering team where she is connecting academic research with real-world applications. Her passion is to make data science understandable and accessible to everyone. 

She originally started as a programmer but got interested in machine learning early on and did a mathematics PhD at the University of Cambridge. During her PhD, she worked on probabilistic models for getting insights from complex biomedical datasets. After that she worked in cancer research helping biologists analyse genomic data. 

When not writing software, wrangling data or training machine learning models, she is an active member of the F# open source community, Microsoft MVP and a technical speaker.

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