Alireza currently works as a Data Scientist at Twilio Inc., a cloud communications platform company. He received a PhD degree in Operations Research and an M.S. degree in Computer Science from University at Buffalo (SUNY). He also received an M.S. degree in Operation Research from University of Tehran in 2007.
Before joining SOLLAB, he spent a few years working as an RA in Computational Intelligence and Large Scale Systems Lab at Electrical Engineering Department at Amirkabir University of Technology and Quantitative Data Analyst in Kayson Company (the biggest, privately held Engineering and Construction Company in Iran).
In SOLLAB, he has been involved in several machine learning and optimization projects in social networks mining, soft and hard data fusion, probabilistic graphical models, graph optimization, educational data mining and the development of Crowdlearning. His research interests include probabilistic supervised and unsupervised learning, distributed and parallel data mining, modeling and optimization of large-scale systems.