Brief Biography of our Principal Investigator

Dr. Jamell Dacon is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Morgan State University as of September 2023, and the Principal Investigator of the MINDS Lab. He is also an Affiliate Faculty member of both the Center for Equitable Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Systems (CEAMLS) and the Institute for Trustworthy AI in Law and Society (TRAILS). Dr. Dacon earned his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Michigan State University (MSU) in 2023. His primary research spans the areas of Trustworthy AI, Natural Language Processing, Computational Social Science, and Interdisciplinary Data Science. Moreover, he regularly serves as PC member and reviewer for multiple top-tier international conferences and journals in machine learning and data science such as ACL, ACL-IJCNLP, NAACL, LREC, AAAI, KDD, TheWebConf, and IJCAI.

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Dr. Jamell Dacon

Assistant Professor, Principal Investigator

Funmilayo Olagunju

M.S. Student

Oluwanifemi (Femi) Mebude

Senior, Incoming SWE Intern @ Microsoft

Ifechukwudeni (Teddy) Oweh

Sophomore, Data Scientist @ QSIDE

David Antwi

Junior, Data Scientist @ QSIDE

Oluwadamilola (Dammy) Ogunjimi

Senior, Data Scientist @ QSIDE

Krystalyn Douglas


Thomas (Abdulai) Hallowell

Freshman, Incoming SWE Intern @ Kyndryl

Oluwasegun (Segun) Soji-John


Obaloluwa (Oba) Wojuade