Gissella Bejarano

Assistant Professor of Computer Science


Professor Bejarano earned her doctoral degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton, where she also pursued a Master's in Computer Science thanks to a Fulbright Scholarship. She has lectured at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia and Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. After her doctoral studies, she worked as a Postdoctoral Researcher at Baylor University in Texas. Her research has focused on machine learning for sequential data, such as sign language processing and forecasting in smart city problems. She has been awarded the AI2050 Early Career Fellowship from Schmidt Futures to explore iconicity in sign language and gestures through artificial intelligence methods. She has experience in the financial and insurance industries, as well as serving in the Peruvian Government in topics related to Artificial Intelligence. Bejarano is a member of the LatinxInAI community and the Research Experience for Peruvian Undergrad program (REPU).


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School of Computer Science and Mathematics


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(845) 575-3000 ext. 2623