Dina Machuve is a Lecturer and Researcher at the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) in Arusha, Tanzania. She holds a PhD in Information and Communication Science and Engineering from NM-AIST in 2016, and a MS in Electrical Engineering from Tennessee Technological University (TTU), USA in 2008 and BSc Electrical Engineering degree from University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) in 2001.

She co-organizes the Data Science Africa (DSA), an organization that runs an annual data science and machine learning summer school and workshop in Africa. She is a member of a research group on Mechanism Design for Social Good (MDSG). Her research interests are data science, bioinformatics, agriculture informatics on food value chains and STEM education in schools.


  1. Data Science Africa 2019 - Accra (DSA2019), Ghana 21st-25th October, 2019
  2. 3rd Workshop on Mechanism Design for Social Good (MD4SG ’19)
  3. Listen about Machine Learning on Talking Machines Podcast

Past Events

  1. Data Science Africa 2019 - Addis Ababa (DSA2019), Ethiopia 03rd-07th June, 2019
  2. Data Science Africa 2018 - Abuja (DSA2018), Nigeria 12-14th November, 2018
  3. Deep Learning IndabaX, Tanzania, CIVE University of Dodoma, 10-12th April, 2019
  4. Black in AI Workshop (BAI), 2018, Montreal, Canada, 07th December, 2018