Nasim Sonboli
PhD Student
Information Science

Nasim (na-seem) Sonboli is an Information Science Ph.D. student and a member of That Recommender Systems Lab ( working under supervision of Prof. Robin Burke, a pioneer in the field of recommender systems. She’s working on the fairness, accountability and transparency of recommendation algorithms and has several publications in ACM FAT* Conference and ACM Recommender Systems Conference.

She got her master’s degree with distinction in Predictive Analytics from DePaul University in Chicago in 2016 and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Karaj University in Iran. Prior to getting her master’s degree, she had worked in industry for almost two years as a back-end developer.

She also enjoys learning new things, doing yoga, reading psychology books, painting and listening to music.