Meet the team

We improve threat assessment by combining computer science and psychological science. Dechefr is based on over 10 years of research on intelligence analysis, risk assessment and threat detection in digital environments.

Nazar Akrami, PhD

Professor, Department of psychology, Uppsala University.

Akrami's research interest includes stereotyping and prejudice, personality niche-building processes, personality assessment, and extremism and radicalization. Akrami's more recent work deals with personality assessment based on text, hate speech detection, and digital risk assessment.

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Amendra Shrestha, PhD

Researcher, Department of Information Technology, Uppsala University.

Amendra received his Ph.D. in computer science from Uppsala University in 2019 and began his postdoc at the Department of Psychology at Uppsala University shortly thereafter. Dr. Shrestha's research focuses on developing technologies for analyzing digital environments by combining psychology, linguistics, and AI.

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