I am a faculty member at the Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence, affiliated with the Machine Learning group at the University of Toronto. I am also an Adjunct Professor at the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department, and a Canada CIFAR AI Chair. I have a broad set of interests in machine learning, but my most recent research focuses on deep generative models. I completed my PhD (thesis) at the University of Toronto in 2017 under Brendan Frey. During my PhD, I interned for Google Brain and Google DeepMind. I completed my Master’s (thesis) at the University of Toronto in 2012, and receieved my Bachelor’s degree from Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran, in 2010.

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