Colorado State University

PhD Computer Science / 2021 - Present

CGPA: 4.00/4.00

Relevant Courses: Intro to Machine Learning, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Intro to Distributed Systems, Big Data, Software Product and Process Evaluation.

Lahore University of Management Sciences

B.S Computer Science / 2016 - 2020

CGPA: 3.28 / 4.00

Relevant Courses: Distributed Systems, Networks Security, Software Engineering, Network Centric Computing, Advanced Programming, Algorithms, Data Structures.


Colorado State University

Graduate Teaching Assistant / January 2021 - Present

  • Courses taught: CS314 Software Engineering & CS455 Intro to Distributed Systems.
  • Mentored 20+ student teams in a semester-long project in team-based development of a full-stack web application using a Scrum-based methodology.
  • Held office hours and recitations to assist students in understanding course content through programming assignments, and quizzes, and facilitated course development and grading instruments.
  • Maintained GitHub Action workflows and web servers as part of DevOps for the Software Engineering of 130+ students.


Graduate Research Assistant / May 2022 - August 2022

  • Explored situated grounding methods to embody spaceflight-analog balancing tasks to train possible AI countermeasures for spatial disorientation.
  • Trained deep neural networks that combine contextualized BERT embeddings with embeddings describing human motion and proficiency to predict directions for a balancing task with performance comparable to a moderately-proficient balancing task subject.
  • Published & presented a first-author paper in the Conference on (Dis)embodiment, ACL.

Medialogic Pakistan Pvt Ltd.

Manager Data Science / August 2020 - November 2020

  • Provided insights on behavioral patterns in television viewership and extrapolated demographic labels via a probabilistic model onto a 60% larger unlabelled dataset from Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd. (PTCL), the national telecommunication company in Pakistan, for improved television viewership ratings.

Lahore University of Management Sciences

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant / January 2019 - May 2020

  • Courses - CS473 Networks Security, CS310 Algorithms, CS200 Intro to Programming.
  • Created labs, programming, and written assignments to increase the understanding of 3 courses and held regular office hours to assist students in understanding course content and assignments.
  • Implemented automated grading scripts for all (4) assignments for the Algorithms course to reduce checking time and maintain consistency.

Technical Skills


  • Python
  • Java
  • JavaScript
  • Typescript
  • Golang
  • C/C++


  • Flutter
  • Node.js
  • Next.js
  • ReactJS
  • Firebase
  • Wordpress


  • Git
  • GitHub Actions
  • Selenium
  • Postman
  • Code Climate
  • Zenhub

Data Modelling

  • Pandas
  • Numpy
  • PyTorch
  • Pytorch-lightning
  • TensorFlow
  • Hugging Face
  • Scikit‑Learn
  • Seaborn
  • Matplotlib

Big Data

  • MapReduce
  • Apache Spark
  • Apache Storm
  • Hadoop
  • Horovod


Gaming, Football (soccer), Table Tennis, Swimming, Formula 1


  • Graduation with merit from Lahore University of Management Sciences, Pakistan
  • Winner of 23rd edition of SOFTEC 2019 Programming Competition, Pakistan
  • Runner Up of IEEE LUMS Coding Guru Programming Competition 2019, Pakistan

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