Dina Machuve is a Lecturer and Researcher at the Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) in Arusha, Tanzania. Her research focuses on developing data-driven solutions in Agriculture. For her PhD dissertation she investigated the information logistics of small and medium size food processors. Currently, she is looking at developing a poultry diseases diagnostics tool using computer vision and bioinformatics methods for small and medium scale poultry farmers in Tanzania.

She is an Early Career Fellow of the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD). She serves in the organizing committee of Data Science Africa (DSA), an organization that runs an annual data science and machine learning summer school and workshop in Africa. She is also a member of a research group on Mechanism Design for Social Good (MD4SG). She completed her PhD in Information and Communication Science and Engineering from NM-AIST in 2016. She also has an MS in Electrical Engineering and BSc in Electrical Engineering.


  1. Data Science & AI Summit for Health (DASH) in Africa, March 10-11th, Kigali, Rwanda
  2. ICLR 2020 Workshop on Computer Vision for Agriculture (CV4A), April 26th, 2020, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  3. Data Science Africa 2020 - Kampala (DSA2020), Uganda 22nd-26th June, 2020
  4. Listen about Machine Learning on Talking Machines Podcast

Past Events

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