Curriculum Vitae

  Education
  •   2014 - present : PhD in Computer Science
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Research Area: Probabilistic Relational Models
    Supervisor: Prof. David Poole

  •   2012 - 2014: MSc in Computer Science
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada GPA: 92/100 (A+)
    Thesis Title:  Relational Logistic Regression
    Supervisor: Prof. David Poole

  •   2008 - 2012: BSc in Software Engineering
    Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran GPA: 19.18/20
    Thesis Title:  Image Restoration using Chaotic Neural Networks
    Supervisor: Dr. Saeed Shiry Ghidary

  Honors & Awards
  • Awarded the 4YF Fellowship (UBC's Premier PhD Award), $26000 per year, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 2014
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  • Awarded the ICICS Graduate Scholarship for two consecutive years, $5000 per year, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 2014
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  • Gold Medalist (Ranked 1st) in 16th National Olympiad in Computer Engineering, Iran, 2011
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  • Ranked 1st in cumulative GPA among all students in software engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
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  • Receiver of AAAI-14 Student Travel Award, July 2014
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  • Ranked 2nd and 16th in online and offline tasks respectively in International Data Mining Cup (DMC), Berlin, Germany, 2012
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  • Ranked 5th and 9th in online and offline tasks respectively in International Data Mining Cup (DMC), Berlin, Germany, 2011
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  • Awarded the Outstanding Student of the Year title for three consecutive years, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, November 2009 & 2012
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  • Top 0.05% in Annual Nationwide University Entrance Exam among more than 400,000 participants, 2008
  Research & Work Experience   Technical Skills
  •   Programming Languages
    Java, Ruby, C/C++, MATLAB
  •   Web Technologies
    HTML, CSS, Java Script, JQuery, Ruby on Rails
  •   Databases
    SQL, Postgress
  •   Tools/Libraries
    Weka, Rapid Miner, OpenGL, ModelSim, PSPICE, Proteus
  •   Typesettings
    Latex