Gilad Amar

Gilad Amar

Gilad Amar graduated with a Nuclear Engineering BSc followed by a cumlaude Physics Honours from the university of the Witwatersrand in 2012. With a growing interest in machine learning he applied Deep Learning techniques to supernovae image recognition for an MSc thesis in Astrophysics and Space Science at the University of Cape Town.

With experience in modeling, recommendation engines and machine learning he gets a kick out of tackling complex problems in industry. Gilad is currently a Data Scientist at DataProphet in Cape Town.