Dr. Elmi received her Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the National School of Mechanics and Aerotechnics, France, in 2017. She was a Research Fellow at Korea University of Technology and Education in South Korea (2017-2018), where she conducted research on spatial data mining. She was a research fellow at National University of Singapore, School of Computing (2018-2021), where she was involved in AI and Machine Learning. She is currently an Assistant Professor at University of New Haven (2022-Present) and Adjunct Assistant Professor at Yale University, School of Medicine (2021-Present) , working on action recognition for mental disease detection. Her research interests include knowledge discovery, machine learning, and spatial data mining.