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Scientist

Mayra Samaniego is a Latin-Canadian computer scientist. She is a cybersecurity and blockchain researcher and professor at Saskatchewan Polytechnic in Canada.[1] She is also a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Saskatchewan.[2] Her research focuses on the study of IoT and blockchain technology patterns beyond cryptocurrencies.[3][4][5][6][7][8][9]

Mayra is a Researcher in the Department of Surgery at the University of Saskatchewan in Canada.[10] She works with Dr. Ivar Mendez on how technology can support remote presence healthcare and facilitate the dissemination of medical protocols among health professionals in Saskatchewan, especially in the northern communities. Additionally, her research on technologies to share COVID-19 emergent medical protocols, and support remote medical healthcare is being funded by the Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation (SHRF)[11].

As part of her research, Mayra introduced the concept of Prediction Agriculture (P3A) and leads the research about how blockchain technology can enable sharing agricultural data in Canada.[12][13][14]

Education

Mayra received her master’s degree in computer science in 2017 from the University of Saskatchewan.[15]

Mayra is currently pursuing her Ph.D. at the University of Saskatchewan.[2]

Awards and Honours

  • Scholarship Award, Dean’s Scholarship for Doctoral Studies, University of Saskatchewan,2017.[8]
  • Scholarship Award, Master’s Studies, Department of Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan,2015.[no citations needed here]
  • Scholarship Award, Grad Cohort Women in Computer Science, New Orleans, USA, 2020(Suspended because of COVID-19).[no citations needed here]
  • Scholarship Award, Grad Cohort Underrepresented Minorities & Persons with Disabilities, Texas, USA, 2020.[no citations needed here]
  • Scholarship Award, Grad Cohort Underrepresented Minorities & Persons with Disabilities – Hawaii, 2019.[no citations needed here]
  • Scholarship Award, Grad Cohort Women in Computer Science, Washington, D.C., USA, 2017.[no citations needed here]

Selected scientific publications

References

  1. "Saskatchewan Polytechnic Staff Directory". https://saskpolytech.ca/about/about-us/faculty-and-staff-directory.aspx. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Current Members of the MADMUC Lab at University of Saskatchewan". http://madmuc.usask.ca/current-members.html#. 
  3. "Research Profile of Mayra Samaniego, University of Saskatchewan". https://www.cs.usask.ca/news/2019/research-profile-mayra-samaniego.php. 
  4. "Research Profile of Mayra Samaniego". https://p2irc.usask.ca/articles/2019/Profile-Mayra-Samaniego.php. 
  5. "4th Annual P2IRC Symposium". https://p2irc.usask.ca/2019symposium/profiles1/mayra-samaniego.php. 
  6. "Research Profile of Mayra Samaniego – ACM Digital Library". https://dl.acm.org/profile/99659131444. 
  7. "UppstArt - A blockchain-based e-commerce system for the sale of online art.". https://www.mitacs.ca/en/projects/uppstart-blockchain-based-e-commerce-system-sale-online-art. 
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Mayra Samaniego – From South America to Saskatoon". https://news.usask.ca/articles/research/2018/from-south-america-to-saskatoon.php. 
  9. "Meet the #Usask PhD student who is working to inspire the next generation of women in computer science". https://twitter.com/InnovationSask/status/1222550533887741952?s=20. 
  10. "Remote Presence Robotics – Department of Surgery – University of Saskatchewan". https://research-groupstest.usask.ca/remote-presence/#Team. 
  11. "Funded Projects Report". https://shrf.smartsimple.ca/ex/ex_viewpagefield.jsp?fieldid=1449568&[email protected]~. 
  12. "Prediction Agriculture". https://www.harvita.ag/prediction-agriculture-p3a/. 
  13. "Mayra Samaniego - Harvita discusses the agriculture of the future". https://twitter.com/innovationplace/status/1234515326378790912?s=20. 
  14. "Coconut Software Sponsors Women in Data Science Saskatoon". https://www.coconutsoftware.com/blog/women-in-data-science-saskatoon/. 
  15. "Past Members of the MADMUC Lab at University of Saskatchewan". http://madmuc.usask.ca/past-members.html. 

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