Vullkan Halili is a Software Engineer at Novus IT Solutions. He works with our US-based partner, Perpetual Solutions. His responsibilities include bringing Natural Language Processing and search technology into the software products and development of data-driven algorithms and techniques for searching, processing and analyzing structured and unstructured data.
Vullkan previously worked as a Data Analyst and Software Engineer at Open Data Kosovo for more than 2 years. He was responsible for designing of data-driven web application for development of open data project along with research and development of experimental data visualization for feasibility analysis. He was also involved in a number of projects that aim to provide a higher level of government transparency and accountability, such as “Kosovo Mosaic,” a data visualization platform of Kosovars’ satisfaction with public services and local government authorities municipality level, “e-procurement,” an online municipality procurement analysis tool, and more.
Additionally, he was involved in the development of the Amnesty International’s widely used crowdsourcing platforms, namely “Decode Darfur” – an online platform that asked volunteers to map over 326,000 square kilometers of satellite images and so identify more of remote and vulnerable villages. He also worked “Urgent Actions”, a project to help decode urgent actions and to help to protect people from torture, to free men and women who are wrongly detained, and to ensure prisoners get the medical treatment or legal counsel they need.
He holds a BSc degree in Software Engineering, from Riinvest College.