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.
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
Speech Research Scientist
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.
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