ABOUT ME

Speech Research Scientist at Emotech, NLP/SLU technology advisor at Gweek LTD, experienced postdoctoral research associate with a demonstrated history of working in the industry and advanced research centres. PhD graduate from The University of Sheffield, UK.
Professional in Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Speech and Natural Language Processing. Highly skilled in scientific programming, industry-level design and development of machine learning systems.

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Computer Science

Nov 2012 - Jan 2017

Speech and Hearing Group, Department of Computer Science, The University of Sheffield, UK

Supervisor: Prof. Roger K. Moore

Advisor: Prof. Jon Barker

MSc. Machine Learning

Sep 2009 - Nov 2012

Department Computer Systems Engineering, UPM, Malaysia
Supervisors: Prof. AR. Ramli, Dr. K. Samsudin

BSc. Computer Engineering

Sep 2001 - Mar 2006

Department of Electronic and Computer engineering, Azad University of Qazvin (QIAU), Iran
Supervisor: Dr. Alireza Mohamad Shahr

WORK

Speech Research Scientist

Feb 2019-Present

Emotech Ltd

Team Leader of NLP/NLU

Oct 2017-Feb 2019

Gweek Ltd, Speech Intelligence Analytics™

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Jan 2017- Mar 2017

Speech and Hearing Research Group (SpandH), Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield.

Postdoctoral research associate
Oct 2015-Mar 2017

Sheffield Robotics in collaboration with Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) with Boeing.

 

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Solid background in programming and algorithms in the context of research and industry.

  • Experience in C++, Java, Python and Bash

  • Experienced in scientific computing, especially in Python and Numpy

  • Experienced in parallel programming and grid computing

FIELDS OF INTEREST

  • Machine learning: Deep learning, Speech and language technology: Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), Natural Language Processing (NLP), Spoken Language Understanding (SLU), Spoken language topic detection, Language modelling, Language model adaptation

 

GENERAL INTERESTS

Astrophotography

Swimming

Mountain climbing

 

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