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Omoju Miller

Omoju Miller

Technologist, Educator, and Start-Up Advisor

Oakland, CA

EdTech Artificial Intelligence researcher, PhD student focused on creativity and cognition at the intersection of Computer Science and Education. When I am not doing research, I advise startups. I am a rabid diversity and inclusion in technology evangelist. Maker of a better world at Google.org

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2015 Levo 100 Honoree: Transformers

Levo 100 celebrates inspiring Millennials who are transforming the world as we know it. The Transformers category recognizes those who advance civilization and teach inspiration—social activists, career coaches, nonprofit builders, and other amazing minds who enable us to be better.

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My Work

I have been lending my skills to several CS education efforts. I helped educational startUp "University Now" build their first data analytics console focused exclusively on tracking student outcomes. In addition, I consult with Google’s Developer Advocate team to help build world-class online classes for Android development.

Interests

EdTech, Entrepreneurship, and Revolutionizing Computer Science education for the 21st century.

Google, Inc

Technology Portfolio Manager



Enabler of a better world through non-profit investing around Computer Science education for all.

This I believe

How do we transform society?

CODE2040

Mentor, CODE2040

I had the honor of being a Technical mentor to a fellow.

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UC Berkeley

PhD, Computer Science Education

I help people unlock themselves as compassionate engineers with rigorous socio-technical training. I believe engineering is both an art as well as a science. I believe great engineers are master crafts people with an eye for detail, with an understanding of people in the context of society and with a desire to create value through their craft. I believe that software engineering can only be built on top of a solid CS background. There are not short cuts to greatness, it takes time, dedication and passion.

Education

ICSI - International Computer Science Institute

Graduate Student Researcher, ICSI - International Computer Science Institute

Co-designed and implemented a Semantic MediaWiki System to capture and model conceptual mentor that can be queried to derive additional knowledge in English. This framework was then applied to other languages including Spanish, Farsi and Russian. (metaphor.icsi.berkeley.edu). Worked in the Artificial Intelligence group working on computational linguistics and reasoning with particular emphasis on metaphor cognition.

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Career

What I believe about education

With a unique perspective as a Nigerian-born American citizen, I believe in the power of learning to lift people out of poverty and I have dedicated my career to innovating technology so more people around the globe have access to education.

UniversityNow, Inc.

Semantic Data Engineer (Intern), UniversityNow, Inc.

Led a team to design and create a data analytics console to improve business intelligence and illuminate how students are progressing in the system.

UniversityNow is a venture-backed education start-up that's making higher education available for everyone through the launch of a "freemium" accredited university system.

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TEDxEuclidAve

Curator, TEDxEuclidAve

Designed and organized "TEDxEuclidAve: Achieving Social Impact through Entrepreneurship", where x=independently organized TED event.

Career

NCIIA

Student Ambassador, NCIIA

In my role as student ambassador, I assist the university community in translating their research into successful high-impact ventures that are socially responsible. Through NCIIA, I help students and professors gain access to capital that can accelerate their trajectory.

Technovation

Instructor- Facilitator, Technovation

Training teams of high-school girls, undergraduates, and industry mentors in creating mobile app start-ups with particular emphasis on developing an android app, creating a landscape analysis, business plan and pitching. The winning team's app becomes successfully developed and will be sold on the Google marketplace.

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Career

The University of Memphis

Adjunct Faculty, The University of Memphis

EECE 1207 - Electrical Engineering Computations. Structured solutions to electrical engineering problems through use of computers. C programming, bit twiddling style.

Center for Advanced Sensors (University of Memphis)

Graduate Research Assistant, Center for Advanced Sensors (University of Memphis)

Knowledge representation and deductive inference on the Semantic Web. Contributed to the development of Semantic Web Ontology Language (OWL) sensor ontology OntoSensor. Developed ontology-based architecture for sensor discovery and query.

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Career

Thoughtware Technologies

Software Engineer, Thoughtware Technologies

• Worked on the development of intra-house eLearning portal for fortune 500 companies using the principles of cognitive psychology to create an interactive cognitive tutor.
• Quality assurance for an eLearning management system.

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Career

University of Memphis

Masters, Computer Engineering

The University of Memphis

BS, Computer Science

St. John's College, Lagos, Nigeria

High School Diploma