May 28-30, 2024

Shalini Gakhar

Data Scientist

International Rice Research Institute (IRRI, India)


Shalini Gakhar is presently working as a Data Scientist: Interoperability and Data Science Life Cycle at IRRI, India. She has completed her PhD degree from Delhi Technological University (DTU), New Delhi, India. Major areas of research include hyperspectral remote sensing, machine learning, deep learning, target detection, drone data acquisition and analysis using Big Data Analytics. She has an experience in working on projects associated with Department of Science and Technology (DST), India; Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and has deployed software products for airborne and spaceborne data processing. She continues to thrive for the opportunities and challenges in the agricultural domain that can be addressed using data science.


A day in the Life of Junior Data Scientists

ICTforAg 2023 2023-11-08T10:00:01-06:00

Three junior data scientists from Tanzania, India, and U.S. will present their agricultural data science work, highlighting their innovative approaches (data they analyze, tools they use, and analysis objectives), inspirational stories (challenges they face, how they overcome them, and what motivates them), and inclusion aspects (how they ensure their data science work contribute to the mission of their organizations/programs).