Current:
-PhD Student and Research Assistant,
Department of Computer Science, University of Georgia
 Previous:
-Spring 2018: Data Science Research Intern,
NEC Labs, Cupertino, CA.
-Summer 2018: Data Science Research Intern,
Fujitsu Labs, Sunnyvale, CA.
-Summer 2013: Software Engineering Intern,
Citrix Systems Inc. Santa Barbara, CA.
-Fall 2012 - Spring 2015: Graduate Assistant,
Montana State University, Bozemen, MT.

 

Research Interests:
- Machine Learning,
- Analytical models of text data (electronic health records, scientific articles, social media, etc.),
- Sentiment analysis on social networks,
- Big Data Analytics.

Highlights:
  • Oct. 2018: Our paper about "Temporal Modeling Using LSTM Networks" is accepted at ICMLA'18 conference which is held in Orlando, FL from December 18-21, 2018.
    This paper is in collaboration with NEC Labs.
  • July 2018: I am selected to receive Insight Data Science Fellowship for the Health Data Science Program.
  • July 2018: Serving as a reviewer for the AMIA 2019 Informatics Summit.
  • Jun 2018: Joined Fujitsu Labs as a Data Science Research Intern.
  • Apr 2018: Our paper "Big data deep neural network to analyze adverse vaccine reactions”  is among AMIA 2018 Informatics Summit Chair's Favorite Papers.
  • Mar 2018: I will be serving as a Program Committee Member at INAIT'19 conference which is  held in the University of CambridgeUnited Kingdom from August 19-20, 2019.
  • Jan 2018: Started serving as a technical reviewer at IEEE ICCA'18  Conference.
  • Dec 2017: Started to work as Data Science Research Intern at NEC Labs.
  • Dec 2017: We have a Podium Abstract accepted at AMIA 2018 Informatics Summit.
  • Nov 2017: I was selected to receive the Grimes Family Distinguished Graduate Fellowship in Natural Sciences for the 2017 - 2018 academic year!
  • Nov 2017: I was selected to receive POOIA student Scholarship for the 2017 - 2018 academic year!
  • Oct 2017: We have our bigNN and MLlib papers accepted at IEEE BigData'17 (%18.7 acceptance rate).
  • Sep 2017: Started serving as a technical reviewer at Journal of Computational Science,  Elsevier.
  • Sep 2017: Joined the program committee at KDD bigdas'17 workshop.
  • Sep 2017: Started serving as a committee member at AIPR'17 conference.
  • Jul 2017: Serving as a reviewer at Journal of Supercomputing.
  • Mar 2017: We have a workshop proposal accepted at KDD, the world's largest community for data mining. Please visit bigdas@KDD2017.
  • Sep 2017: Started serving as a technical reviewer at EEETEM'17 conference.
  • Aug 2016: Started my PhD in the Dept. of Computer Science, University of Georgia. I will be working with Professor Hamid Arabnia and Professor Juan Gutierrez as a member of the Biomathematics Research Group(BRG).
  • Apr 2016: Received Honorable Mention from Montana State University CS Department in the academic year 2015-2016.
  • Oct 2015: Received a Best Paper Finalist Award for a paper entitled "An Experimental Evaluation of Apple Siri and Google Speech Recognition". The award was conferred at the 24th International Conference on Software Engineering and Data Engineering (SEDE).
  • Apr 2015: My paper entitled "Impact of Network Performance on Cloud Speech Recognition" is accepted in ICCCN'15 conference (%25 acceptance rate).
  • May 2013: Joined Citrix Systems Inc. as Software Engineer Intern for Summer 2013.
  • Sep 2012: Joined Dept. of Computer Science, Montana State University as a graduate research assistant. I will be working at the Networks lab with Professor Mike Wittie.