Ismail Akrout is a machine learning specialist for the AI in Medicine for Kids (AIM) Initiative at SickKids. Ismail has a bachelor’s degree in software engineering from INSAT and a master’s degree in Machine Learning, Communications and Security from Institut Polytechnique de Paris. Previously, Ismail worked as a researcher at Institut Louis Bachelier focusing on ethics in AI and bias mitigation.

Ismail combines his interest in machine learning with his background in engineering to help develop health care research and transform machine learning models into ready to use products.