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Research Scientist
IBM Research Africa | South Africa Lab


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Professional Associations:  IEEE


Francois is a computer engineer and machine learning enthusiast, applying his expertise as a Research Scientist at IBM Research Africa | South Africa Lab. Together with the team at the South Africa Lab, he is carving out the Cognitive Computing leadership of the lab demonstrated through an extensive Cognitive Astronomy collaboration with the Square Kilometer Array project.

Francois has done PhD work on applied machine learning in remote sensing, and he previously completed a B.Eng (Computer Engineering), B.Eng (hons) (Electronic Engineering) and an M.Eng (Electronic Engineering). Through his studies he has gained experience in artificial intelligence, machine learning, deep learning, computer vision, source/channel coding, wireless communications, wireless networking and remote sensing.