Saba Esnaashari is a Research Assistant in the AI for Public Services team, within the public policy programme. Before joining the team Saba completed a master’s degree in economics at UCL.
Saba did her first master’s degree in computer science and worked for some years as a computer programmer. She is interested in employing computer science for the social good and humanities. At the Turing, she is supporting research to integrate artificial intelligence and machine learning into public decision-making. Currently, she is exploring using algorithms to enhance the prioritisation process for allocating scarce societal resources to the people. This may include free housing for the homeless, organs transplantation, medical triage, disasters, etc.