About Me

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Professional Profile 


I graduated in MSc data science with distinction, I have had two years of self-learning experience in the field of data science (in Udemy and Coursera) before starting my MSc and have a job experience as data scientist in industry. My expertise is in the field of machine learning, deep learning and AI. I am proficient in various analytical and visualising tools. This includes, but is not limited to, Python, SQL, SAS, Tableau, storytelling, problem solving and extracting meaningful information from the data. I am hard working and reliable individual with great interpersonal and communication skills. I enjoy working in groups, sharing ideas and consider the opinions of other professionals while also having the ability to work alone and maintain efficiency. 

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Education and Qualifications 


 BSc  Software Engineering (University of Qom, Iran) 2014 
MSc  Data Science (University of Salford, UK) 2018 
SAS Certificate  SAS Certified Data Scientist Using SAS 9 
 Graduate Projects: 
  • BSc project: Designing an online News Platform 
  • MSc Project: Design of a Secure Recommendation System Engine For VisitBritain Company 

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Relevant Work Experience 


Data Scientist, VisitBritain, London, UK
June 2018 — January 2019
VisitBritain is a “national tourism agency in building England’s tourism”. I’ve worked on three projects in VisitBritain as follow: 
1. Recommendation system engine design and implementation for VisitBritainShop.com using Matrix Factorization and Cosine Similarity (Python, SAS, Tableau & SQL)
2. Recommendation system engine design and implementation for VisitBritain.com using Matrix Factorization, Pearson Correlation and Alternative Least Square (Python, SQL,Excel, SAS & Tableau) 
3. Time Series Forecasting for VisitBritain.com & VisitBritainshop.com using ARIMA and Prophet (Python & Tableau) 

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Other Experience 


CTO, IRMEDIC, Tehran, Iran
March 2015 — December 2016
IRMEDIC is a health tourism company. This company aimed to help people in other countries to come to Iran for cosmetic surgery, dentistry, and transplant surgery. We arranged hotel bookings and hospital appointment for an initial personal consultation and further treatments.
We also introduced them to the attractive tourist destinations in Iran.  My role included:
1. Database Administration 
2. Web Developer 
3. Server Maintenance 
Web Developer, Phoenix, Tehran, Iran
February 2013 — April 2014
Created website using ASP.NET for clients including online news platform and online library platform 

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Data Science Project Experience 


  1. Prediction of paying off loans to lenders with R & Python 
  2. Prediction of shopping behaviour with Python 
  3. Analysing the premier league data from Twitter using big data tools and techniques 
  4. Creating email marketing database with Microsoft SQL Server & BI Tools 
  5. Creating dashboard for world trade counties with Tableau, SQL & SAS 
  6. Creating Recommender System Engine with Python, Spark, Tableau, SAS and SQL 
  7. Time Series Forecasting using Python 

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Key Skills 


PythonMicrosoft SQL Server
RLinq
SAS ProgrammingHadoop
TableauHive
ImpalaSpark
SqoopAWS
SAS EMASP.NET
GRETLMicrosoft Office
MongoDBC#

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Volunteering Experience 


  1. Volunteer, Yaran NorthWest Company, Manchester, UK, 2018 Developed Website and Database (http://www.yarannorthwest.com/) 
  2. Volunteer, Mahak Society, Tehran, Iran, 2017 Befriending patients (https://www.mahakcharity.org/main/index.php/en) 
  3. Hackathon Event Organiser, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran, 2016 
  4. Member of Executive Team, TEDXTEHRAN, Tehran, Iran, 2015 (https://www.ted.com/tedx/events/14922) 
  5. Startup-Weekend Organiser, events included SWGreen,SWUrban,SWBeheshti,and SWMedical, Tehran, Iran, 2014 

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Other / Personal Details 


Interests Include: Space & Astronomy, Art & Film, Technology & Gadgets, Robotics, Charity, Book