Robert holds a master’s degree in Computer Science from WashU. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering from Makerere University in Uganda. As a software engineer, Robert has experience in managing industry software development projects where he developed various mobile and web-based applications before embarking on his graduate studies. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Computational and Data Sciences and is interested in the application of machine learning and artificial intelligence to solve problems. He serves on the board of the Harambee Center, a non-profit organization that is working to improve education and healthcare access for young people in rural Eastern Africa.