School of Mathematics, Statistics & Computer Science

Mr Asad Jeewa


Originally in Software Development, Mr Jeewa returned to UKZN to pursue his passion in machine learning, completing an MSc in reinforcement learning, while undertaking lecturing and supervision. He then received the Great Minds Student Internship Award at IBM Research Labs, where he worked in biomedical natural language processing. He later moved on to the exciting multi-agent reinforcement learning research team at InstaDeep, before returning to UKZN as a full-time lecturer where he is pursuing a PhD in reinforcement learning.

Research interests

  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Deep Learning
  • Natural Language Processing

Research profiles