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Alireza Dirafzoon

AI @ Meta Reality Labs | Entrepreneur

4.8

Years of Experience

Education

stanford university, udacity, north carolina state university, the university of new mexico, amirkabir university of technology tehran polytechnic, amirkabir university of technology tehran polytechnic

Companies

the inner guru school, facebook, samsung, samsung, samsung, north carolina state university

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    2021 - 2021

    the inner guru school

    Creative Content Manager

    Contributed to Samsung's Augmented Reality projects by developing machine learning and computer vision pipelines including: Head Pose Tracking, Dynamic Vision Sensors, and Sensor Fusion • Embedded deep learning development for real-time object recognition and tracking on mobile device for augmented reality applications • Localization and mapping on mobile device for 6DOF head pose tracking in VR/AR • Event based machine vision algorithm development for dynamic vision sensors

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    2020 - Present

    facebook

    Research Engineer | Facebook Reality Labs

    Building futuristic products with AI: Natural Language Processing, Dialog Systems, Multimodal Understanding AI Systems

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    2016 - 2019

    samsung

    Sr. ML Engineer, Natural Language Processing & Speech Recognition | Bixby Product

    •• Developed NLP and ASR solutions for Samsung's 1st voice assistant product (Bixby), available in over 200 countries •• Tech stack: Tesnorflow, pytorch, python, flask, spaCy, scikit-learn, AWS, S3 •• ML models: BiLSTM, CRF, Attention, Memory Networks, Transformer, Embeddings (BERT, Glove, Word2vec), CNN, Random Forest •• Projects: • The next-generation NLU parser for Bixby Product, to support multiple intents across multiple domains • Tech: dependency parsing, POS tagging, multi-task learning, transfer learning, random forest • Named Entity Recognition Service, to recognize and search named entities in real time ( for domains such as Music with millions of entities)  • Tech: NER, hybrid character and word embeddings, transfer learning • Text normalization to spoken format for benchmarking ASR results from different APIs (Bixby, Google Assistant, Alexa, Cortana) • On-device speech recognition system running on mobile phones (POC) • End-to-end deep learning speech recognition system for dictation (POC) • Noisy label training algorithms for intent classification (Product) • Task oriented dialogue breakdown detection system (Research)

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    2015 - 2015

    samsung

    Computer Vision Intern

    Wearable Controllers for Virtual Reality: - Developed software for integration of wearable motion controllers with IMU and EMG sensors (Nod, Myo) for hand gesture and motion input with Galaxy Gear VR (GVR) framework

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    2014 - 2014

    samsung

    Computer Vision Intern

    - Conducted research in RGB-D mapping with mobile devices and depth sensors - Developed software for hand interaction with virtual reality (VR) using mobile device IMUs with Google cardboard - Conducted research in pattern recognition for food composition identification using spectroscopy

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    2012 - 2016

    north carolina state university

    PhD Researcher (Robotics, Applied Machine Learning)

    - Research Area: Applied Machine Learning, Siganl Processing , and Computer Vision for Bio-Robotic Applications

Experience

35 Skills

Administrative

Algorithms

Amazon S3

Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Application Programming Interfaces (API)

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Augmented Reality (AR)

BERT

Computer Vision

Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN)

Deep Learning

Design

Entrepreneurship

Flask

Machine Learning (ML)

Mobile

Music

Natural Language Processing (NLP)

NLU

Normalization

Parts-of-speech

Python

Pytorch

Random Forest

Research

Research Scientist

Robotics

Scikit

Scikit-Learn

Search

sensors

Speech Recognition

Virtual Reality (VR)

Vision

Word2Vec

Education

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    2018 - 2019

    stanford university

    Stanford Ignite, Certificate Program in Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    Business Administration, Management and Operations

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    2018 - 2018

    udacity

    Nanodegree

    Deep Learning

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    2012 - 2016

    north carolina state university

    Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

    Electrical Engineering

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    2011 - 2012

    the university of new mexico

    Master of Science (M.S.)

    Electrical Engineering

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    2007 - 2010

    amirkabir university of technology tehran polytechnic

    MS

    Electrical Engineering

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    2003 - 2007

    amirkabir university of technology tehran polytechnic

    Bachelor's degree

    Electrical Engineering

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