Neema Kotonya

Imperial College London

Neema Kotonya is a third-year PhD student in the Computing Department at Imperial College London, where she is advised by Prof. Francesca Toni.

Neema's research interests lie at the intersection of explainable AI and natural language processing. More specifically, her research focuses on extending the pipeline for automated fact verification. Her research looks at extracting explanations for veracity predictions and evaluating the usefulness of these explanations. 

Neema received an MEng in Computer Science from University College London. She is committed to STEM outreach, and serves as a governor at a London primary school. Neema also sits on the committee for the United Kingdom Linguistics Olympiad. In her free time, she enjoys reading and exploring the outdoors.