Carine Pierrette Mukamakuza was born in Rwanda. She holds a bachelor and master’s degree in computer science from the Central South University, China, and completed her Ph.D. studies at the Vienna Technical University in the Vienna Ph.D. School of Informatics in Vienna, Austria in April of 2020.

Mukamakuza is a researcher and an entrepreneur. Her research interests are in business intelligence, data science (especially in machine learning where she has focused on Recommender systems), user rating behavior, personalization and online social network analysis. She has, over time, investigated the degree of impact that social connections have to the rating behavior of users, by studying publicly available datasets. Wearing her entrepreneur hat, she is the CEO of Digital Data in E–Business Group (D2iEB), a company that specializes in data analysis for online businesses, social network analysis, training, consultancy and marketing servicing clients’ who either use English, French, Chinese, Swahili and German as their language of business communication.

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Ph.D., School of Informatics, Vienna Technical School

M.S. Computer Science, Central South University, China

B.S. Computer Science, Central South University, China

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