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Hi, My name is Pronounciation Bardia Beigi

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I graduated from Stanford University with a Master's degree in Computer Science. My areas of interest included Artificial Intelligence, especially Deep Learning with applications in Natural Language Processing and Computer Vision.

Before Stanford, I graduated from the University of British Columbia in the beautiful Vancouver, Canada with a degree in Engineering Physics (Electrical Option).

I have learned a lot working at:

Applied Scientist
Aug. 2018 - Present
I am developing Machine Learning & Deep Learning models for Natural Language Processing models within Cortana & Outlook

Research Assistant
Jan. 2018 - Jun. 2018
I was responsible for UX Design of a mobile application designed to conduct research on passengers of self-driving vehicles, in a Ford-sponsored project.

Perception Software Engineer
Jun. 2017 - Sep. 2017
I interned at the headquarters in Pittsburgh, and contributed to writing autonomy software for the self-driving cars

Research Assistant
Jan. 2017 - Jun. 2017
I was responsible for the technical development of a pain management application to improve the communication of pain between patients and providers using a robotic interface.

Teaching Assistant
Jan. 2017 - Present
I have been a teaching Assistant for CS221: Artificial Intelligence (Autumn 2017), ME202: Mechaphonics Smart Phone-Enabled Mechatronic Systems (Spring 2017), and PH41: Mechanics (Winter 2017)

Embedded Systems Engineer
May 2015 - Aug. 2015
I interned at the Vancouver location working on the Non-Volatile Memory Solutions Group (NSG) developing embedded software for the line of Solid-State Drives

Hardware Engineer
May 2014 - Dec. 2014
I had my internship at the Richmond campus, working as a part of the IC Design team. I performed hardware verification on the high-speed PCI Express bus and DDR3 memory controllers

Firmware Development Engineer
Jan. 2013 - May 2013
I interned at the Vancouver headquarters, and contributed to writing firmware for the award- winning security cameras
I like to spend my time doing what I like:

Maps (Europe Edition)
Release Date: Jan. 2014
Maps (Europe Edition) is a revolutionary maps application on Windows 8/8.1. Categorized points of interest locations and details, turn-by-turn directions, and comprehensive search for all European locations are a few features of this app

Maps (North America Edition)
Release Date: Jan. 2014
Maps (North America Edition) is a revolutionary maps application on Windows 8/8.1. Categorized points of interest locations and details, turn-by-turn directions, and comprehensive search for all North American locations are a few features of this app
"... [I] wanted to share [Bardia's] success story and how he took the software, learned from it, built on top of it and published to the Windows Store" -Mark Arteaga, 10-Year Microsoft MVP
I have been kindly recognized for my effort:

Google Games Champions
May 2015
First place in 20 teams in UBC Google Games consisting of series of challenges such as trivia, puzzles, coding, word association, and tower building. Read more

3-Time Microsoft Developer Movement Award Recipient
Jun. 2013 - Jul. 2014
Awarded first place at UBC Microsoft Hackathon for SoccerNewsPro+. Awarded in Microsoft Developer Movement program in 2013 and 2014 for the development of SoccerNewsPro+, Maps (Europe Edition) and Maps (North America Edition)

5-Time UBC Trek Excellence Scholarship Recipient
Sep. 2012 - Sep. 2016
Awarded to the top 5% of the Faculty of Applied Science each year to recognize their academic effort

Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of BC and BC Hydro Scholarship
Dec. 2015
Awarded to a graduating engineering student from UBC, SFU, UVic, UNBC or BCIT with excellent academic standing, professional experience, as well as community involvement.

Aug. 2011
Awarded a position at Institute of Quantum Computing's Quantum Cryptography School for Young Students. Only 40 positions are available for students applying from all around the world

Other UBC Scholarships
May 2011 - Present
Faculty of Applied Science Prize for Academic Excellence, 2-time J Fred Muir Memorial Scholarship recipient, 2-time Charles and Jane Banks Scholarship recipient, and EXPO 86 Scholarship recipient for excellence in engineering

Canadian Mathematical Olympiad Honorable Mention
Mar. 2011
Ranked 25th among over 5000 participating Canadian students in Canadian Mathematical Olympiad, the most prestigious mathematics exam for Canadian high-school students

Sir Isaac Newton Exam Honorable Mention
May 2011
Ranked 6th among over 1000 participating Canadian students in the prestigious Sir Isaac Newton Physics Exam hosted by the University of Waterloo
I get together with like-minded people to build cool projects:

Member of UBC Snowbots Software Team
Aug. 2014 - Sep. 2015
UBC Snowbots is an interdisciplinary student team with the goal of R&D in the field of autonomous ground vehicle technologies and robotic systems. We participate in the annual Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition (IGVC). I am in charge of simulating our robot in a simulation environment, as well as mapping the world around the robot for better navigation

Member of UBC Orbit Thermal Analysis Team
Jan. 2012 - Apr. 2012
UBC Orbit's mission is to create a mini-satellite to compete in the Canadian Space Design Challenge - the winner of which will be launched into space. I analyzed the thermal aspects of the satellite. I ran matlab simulations, and performed rough calculations to estimate the thermal flow in and out of the satellite while orbiting

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