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Jay Shah
United States
M.S. in Computer Science
Arizona State University(ASU), USA

B.Tech in Information and Communication Technology
Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT), India
May'17- July'17Nanyang Technological University  Singapore
Research Assistant
Research work on Significance-based Large-Scale 3D Point Cloud Compression and Management, focusing on improving coding performance in terms of 3D feature selection, point-cloud simplification and significance evaluation according to human perception.
May'16- July'16Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology  India
Research Assistant
Worked on Authorship Obfuscation Project for rephrasing a document of a given author so that the software cannot recognise the original author of the document.
Nov'15- Jan'16HiFeed  Uttarakhand, India
Rural Intern
Conducted a survey to find out the problems faced by locals in Uttarakhand and an attempt to provide a solution to it in the domain of ICT.
Research internships
Jan'18- Apr'18HackerRank  Bengaluru, India
Machine Learning Problem Curator
Created a set of 20+ ML challenges used in HackerRank tests for recruiting. Researching the best practices in Software Development, Machine Learning, coding and debugging.
Industry Experience
2018-20Arizona State University Graduate and Professional Student Association (ASU GPSA) 
Assess the strength and weakness of the Research Proposals of various Doctoral Students for the purpose of Research Grants.
Subcommittee Chair, Conference Publication and Travel Program
2017-18IEEE- Industry Application Society(IAS) 
Chairperson, IEEE-IAS Student Branch Chapter, DA-IICT
Intel Research Student Ambassador
Technical Content Creation for AI community
Position of Responsibility
May'17- Nov'17Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 
Worked on extracting the Aesthetic Features of an Image using Machine Learning techniques and understanding the human- Image correaltion.
Aug'17- Nov'17DA-IICT, India 
Machine Learning project by CUDA implementation of the decision tree learning algorithm and a comparison against code written in sklearn for Python and RandomForest in R.
May'16- Oct'16Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 
Neural Networks project for identifying human actions and classifying them.
Aug'16- Nov'16Database Management System 
Database system for Malls located at numerous locations and owned by a conglomerate, for data abstraction and queries.
Jan'15- Apr'15Gesture Controlled Bot 
Robot controlled using gestures, made using wireless RF modules.
Projects Completed
2017IEEE Industry Application Society 
Poster 'Eco-Vending Machine' won the 1st prize at IEEE-IAS CMD International Robotic Contest.
3rd Dan Brown belt in the Shito-Ryu Karate style of Martial Arts.
2 Silver medals and 1 Bronze medal District Karate Championship.
2017-18IEEE Industry Application Society 
IEEE IAS Travel Grant Award, 2017 and IEEE IAS Travel Grant Award, 2018
C, C++, Java, Python, ARM Assembly language, R-Studio.
Moses, word2vec, Git, Eclipse, NLTK, Arduino, Raspberry Pi.
Technical Skills
Human-Aware AI, Statistical Learning methods, Algorithms and Data Structures, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Image Processing, Data Science and Neural Networks.
Areas Of Expertise
Human-Aware AI, Fundamentals of Statistical Learning, Selected Topics in Neural Networks, GPU Programming, Computer Networks, Stochastic Simulation, Object Oriented Programming, DBMS, OS, Probability and Statistics, DataStructures, Introduction to Algorithms, Cryptography and Logic for Computer Science.
Major technical electives
Annual College Tech-fest, Hackathon, Workshops, Special talks, Industrial Visits, Blood donations camps and higher education awareness seminars.
Event Planning Experience
Writing Technical Blogs[]
Extensive Quora Writer []
Debating and reading about Human Psychology.
Travelling and VLogging