Experience / Service

Facebook Inc., Menlo Park, CA, USA (Oct. 2015 – Dec. 2020)

  • Senior Research Scientist at Facebook AI (Dec. 2017 – Dec. 2020)

    • Trained state-of-the-art end-to-end speech translation.

    • Trained and deployed state-of-the-art neural machine translation system on semi- and unsupervised parallel data.

    • Trained and deployed the industry's largest (in terms of coverage and traffic) language identification model for 183 languages.

    • Trained and deployed a named entity linking model (NEL) in 16 languages and achieved state-of-the-art results in social network domain.

    • Interviewed ~180 candidates for machine learning, system design, coding, and behavioral skills.

  • Senior Research Scientist at Facebook Ads (Oct. 2015 – Dec. 2017)

    • Developed a real-time data analytics platform to provide insights for ad campaigns.

NVIDIA Corporation, Santa Clara, CA, USA (Summer 2012)

  • ASIC Design Intern in the Clock Design Team

    • Unified the clock synthesis flow of SoC processors.

    • Designed a CAD tool to enhance the SoC clock design and its interplay with other components.

Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran (2007-2010)

  • Senior Systems and Network Administrator in the Department of Computer Engineering

    • Led the administration team of 5 members since 2008.

    • Designed and executed the new department network infrastructure (costing over $150,000 with more than 800 Ethernet ports and core capacity of 32 Gbps).

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