Qudirat Akanji
Graduate Student

Qudirat Akanji is pursuing a Master's degree in Business Information Systems and Analytics at UA Little Rock . Her background is in the financial services industry. She is interested in data analytics. In her free time, she enjoys learning new things and playing scrabble.

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Mayor Inna Gurung
Graduate Student

Mayor Inna Gurung is a Masters in information science student at UA Little Rock. She completed her undergraduate degree in computing in 2020 and has been working in the information technology and service ever since. Travel enthusiast Mayor Inna is currently working as developer in Vtracker and she is ardent about utilizing technology for greater good.

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Manohar Koya

Manohar Koya is currently pursuing his Master's in Computer Science at UA Little Rock. He completed his bachelor's in CS and have an experience of 1.5 years as backend software engineer. Being an ICPC Regionalist he likes to code competitive. And he is passionate about nature and different cultures.

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Manideepika Kurapati
Graduate Student

Deepika is currently pursuing her Master’s in Information Science at UA Little Rock. She is currently working at COSMOS as a UI/UX Designer- Graduate Research Assistant. She is familiar with BI tools like Power BI and Tableau.

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Stella Mbila-uma
Graduate Student
Stella Mbila-Uma is a Master's student In Information science at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock. she is currently working on the blog platform for the Indo-pacific project. Her research interest is in Data Science and Machine Learning. Asides from work, stella loves to play badminton. Read More
Mary Mezue
Graduate Student
Mary Mezue is a Master’s student studying Business Information and Analytics at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, with a track record of building software products as a product manager in Nigeria’s financial technology space. Mary currently works at COSMOS with the blog tracker team with a research focus on analyzing how false information and fake news stories are spread through social media. Read More
Nahiyan Bin Noor
Graduate Student

Nabil is a masters student in Information Science at UA Little. Currently he is working as a Research Assistant in "Toxicity on Social Media" project at COSMOS Research Center. He completed his bachelors from Chittagong University of Engineering & Technology. His research interests is Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Data Science.

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Lotenna Nwana
Graduate Student
Lotenna Nwana is a Masters student in Business Information Systems and Analytics at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He has over two year experience working as a Data and Research Analyst, utilizing data to drive informed decision making, for companies like Pricewaterhouse (PwC) and Ernst & Young (EY). In 2019, he obtained his Bachelors degree in Management Information System. He is very passionate about leveraging data to draw insights and derive value. Read More
Anulika Nwashili
Graduate Student
Anulika Nwashili is a Master's student studying Bioinformatics at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She currently works at COSMOS with the Indopacific team with a research focus on analyzing the Covid-19 conversations about Uighur women on Twitter. She’s passionate about art, volunteering and creating emerging solutions that make possibilities for the future. Read More
Ivory Okeke
Graduate Student

Obianuju Ivory Okeke is studying Master’s degree in Business Information Systems & Analytics at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock. Ivory is currently a graduate assistant at the COSMOS department and works in the VTracker team as a backend engineer.

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Vanessa Okeke
Graduate Student

Vanessa Okeke is a Masters of Business Information Systems and Analytics graduate student at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock,  with experience building software for SME's and the Agro-Tech industry. After earning a Bachelor's degree in Architecture, she made a transition to Software Engineering, learning to build products that scale. Vanessa is interested in using data to tell stories, building predictive models and pushing herself to be a better developer and community leader.

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Ugochukwu Onyepunuka
Graduate Student

Ugochukwu Peter Onyepunuka is a Master of Information Science with a Bachelors degree in Computer Science in 2019. He worked as a Data Engineer at Ehealth4everyone a Health Informatics company. Innovative and flexible, Ugo is passionate about Software Engineering, Data Science and ML. Ugo plays ping pong and soccer during his free time.

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Mohan Rama Swamy Pattikayala
Graduate Student

Mohan is currently pursuing master's in Information Science at UA Little Rock and also working as a Graduate Research Assistant at COSMOS. He is detail-oriented and analytical professional with IT Experience working as a Data Engineer for the organizations like Cognizant and Accenture. Apart from Software Engineering, He has also explored some of the roles in IT Networking and Social Media Content Moderation right after completing his Bachelor's in Electronics and Communication Engineering. 

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Ishmam Ahmed Solaiman
Graduate Student

Ishmam Ahmed Solaiman is a masters student at UALR. He did his undergraduate in BRAC university in bangladesh in computer science. He worked as a software engineer at Optimizely inc. for a year and half starting from my 2nd last semester in university. He also worked as a full stack web developer for a startup before that. His interest in data science was piqued when he did his undergraduate thesis on “detecting covid 19 and pneumonia in xray images using neural network” and have always been keen on learning data science since then. Joining COSMOS has given him a chance to chase after those aspirations.

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Gaurav Raj Thapa
Graduate Student

Gaurav is a student of Master’s in Information Science with a background in Computing and web engineering. With a Bachelor of Science (Honors) in Computing at The British College, Nepal which is affiliated to Leeds Beckett University, UK in 2020, he moved to UALR, Little Rock to continue his further studies and work in data analytics and information science.
With a collaborative and dynamic nature, he is very passionate in research on data analysis and information management to further enhance his career to become a successful business information specialist in future.

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Ifeanyi Joshua Umoga
Graduate Student

Ifeanyi Joshua umoga is a Master of information science with a Bachelors degree in Electrical and electronics engineering. He worked as an IT Support Engineer at EHealth4everyone a Digital Health informatics company. Joshua is passionate about Data engineering, Data analysis and software Engineering. Joshua plays soccer during his free time.

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