Mohamed Al Elew. Credit: Arlene Banuelos for The Triton

Mohamed Al Elew

Journalism Engineer

Mohamed Al Elew is a journalism engineer at The Markup, where they use data and software to produce investigative reporting. Before The Markup, Mohamed was a data reporter at Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting, where they investigated disparities in pandemic aid lending, oil drilling near schools and daycares, and violence at abortions clinics. They were a Livingston Awards co-finalist for the Banking on Inequity series.

They studied computer science at the University of California, San Diego, where they were a research scholar at the Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute and served as editor-in-chief of The Triton, the school’s independent student newsroom.

(Photograph by Arlene Banuelos for The Triton.)