Liliya Besaleva

University of Virginia
Bloomberg Scholarship Recipient

Liliya (Lia) Besaleva is a PhD candidate from the University of Virginia. Recently, she was awarded a prestigious teaching fellowship which gave her the chance to become a full-fledged lecturer at UVa. She works in the fields of machine learning, crowdsourcing and mobile technologies. Her advisor is Professor Alfred Weaver, who is a renowned expert in the field of Networking. Her personal interests lie in community work, advancing her teaching skills, and healthy lifestyles.

Question: What are your aspirations in computing?

Answer: “Grace Hopper, of course! Smart, independent, knowledgeable women inspire me and I aspire to become one!”