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Dr. Dipl-Ing. Olivera Kotevska is a research scientist in the Computer Science and Mathematics Division (CSMD) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Tennessee, USA. She received her Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the Universite Grenoble Alpes, France in 2018 and during her doctorate she performed research at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Washington, DC. Prior to her PhD she worked on software development for Nuance Communications (UK), Vivo (Brazil), T-Mobile (Macedonia), Renault (France), and others. Her research work focuses on privacy algorithms, machine learning, and intersection for various science applications. She has published over 50 publications and reports and regularly serves as a program committee member at the top conferences in these domains and served in organizational roles including Lead Chair at Privacy Algorithms in Systems workshop, Co-Chair of IEEE Big Data Industry and Government Program, Chair of IEEE Power and Energy Society Computational Analytical Methods Subcommittee, and Co-Editor of Sensors journal special issue IoT Data Analytics. Dr. Kotevska is an organizer and chair of IEEE WiE East Tennessee affinity group. She received IEEE Senior membership award in 2021 and ORNL CSMD Outreach and Service award in 2020.

Research Interests
Data mining, machine learning, privacy algorithms, and trustworthy AI (interpretability, explainability, adversarial attacks) for science applications.

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