Machine Learning Research Engineer, Bosch Center for AI, Pittsburgh, PA, USA (Aug. 2019 - now)

Graduate Assistant, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, USA (Jan. 2014 - Jul. 2019)

  • Developed a deep learning system for automatic information extraction from camera-trap images with over 94.9% accuracy.
  • Examined the effectiveness of transfer learning techniques for data-efficient learning. Automating over 50% of the workload by using only 3,000 labeled images.
  • Implemented a wild pig detection system with 98.6% accuracy for USDA national wildlife research center.
  • Evaluated the interpretability of deep learning models for ecological studies.
  • Assessed the effects of the neuromodulation technique on the adaptability of the forward models of robots.
  • Ran COSC-1010 (Introduction to Object Oriented Programming using Java) Labs. Over 100
    students each semester.

Computer Vision Research Intern, Microsoft, Redmond, WA, USA (Sep. 2018 - Dec. 2018)

  • Worked on automatic species identification in camera-trap images for the AI for Earth program.
  •  Devised a novel active deep learning technique for camera-trap images which can save up to 99.5% of human labor.

Deep Learning Research Intern, Aptiv, Agoura Hills, CA, USA (May. 2018 - Aug. 2018)

  • Worked on 3D object detection using the fusion of lidar and camera.
  • Examined and enhanced different 3D object detection (AVOD, Point-Net, Voxel Net, and MV3D).
  • Implemented several tools for working with lidar data.

 

Senior IT Expert, Mellat Insurance Company, Tehran, Iran (Apr. 2010 – Dec. 2013)

  • Managed a team of 4 developers for implementing an ATM software.
  • Enabled the ATM machines to work with web-based applications.
  • Enhanced the performance of a server to handle up to 1200 transactions per second.
  • Administrated 10 different Oracle databases for different projects.
  • Developed several sub-systems of a J2EE banking solution (web-based calendar system, web-based workflow engine, ...).
  • Provided help and advice for other developers to deal with their challenges.
  • Researched new methods/technologies to improve the performance of existing systems.

Java Developer, Douran Data Processing Company, Tehran, Iran (Mar. 2007 – Mar. 2010)

  • Developed the core of an ERP solution.
  • Assisted other developers to implement different subsystems of an ERP software.
  • Automated an accounting workflow for a client company. Reduced the manual labor up to 80%.
  • Designed and implemented a gradual migration procedure to switch from an old large-scale software to a new one for a client company.