El Kindi is a postdoctoral researcher at the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at MIT. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Purdue University, USA. His research interests lie in the area of Data Management in general and Data Quality in particular. He spends most of his time building systems that make it easier for users to clean, debug, and integrate their data. He has published multiple peer-reviewed papers at top-tier venues as well as a US patent and holds the Raymond Boyce teaching excellence award from Purdue University.