Dr Carol Bedoya
Carol, originally from Medellín (Colombia), is the sanctuary’s data scientist. Carol’s work focuses on developing machine learning methodologies to automatically detect and identify species and individuals, which we use to monitor our birds and answer research questions. Carol has a BSc (Hons) and an MSc in Electronic Engineering from the University of Antioquia, and a PhD in Biological Sciences from the University of Canterbury. His areas of expertise include computational intelligence (artificial neural networks, clustering algorithms, fuzzy logic, evolutionary computation) and animal acoustics (bioacoustics, ecoacoustics, and biotremology).