Work

  • Amazon | Applied Scientist Intern | July - Oct 2018 (San Francisco, CA)
    • Machine Learning for Alexa
  • Megagon Labs | Research Scientist Intern | Sept - Dec 2017 (Mountain View, CA)
    • Dialog system framework design to allow developers to build conversational chatbots
  • IBM Research | Watson Research Intern | 2016 (Almaden, CA)
    • Twitter customer service conversation modeling, published at IUI '17 and the ACM TiiS Journal '18
  • UC Santa Cruz | Graduate Research Assistant | 2014 - Present (Santa Cruz, CA)
    • PhD Student and Graduate Research Assistant at the Natural Language and Dialogue Systems Lab
  • Aqarmap.com | Usability Analytics Consultant | 2011-2013 (Alexandria, Egypt)
    • Data analysis using multivariate testing, heat-map analysis, and user testing for usability and user retention
  • Microsoft | Summer Intern | 2010 (Cairo, Egypt)
    • Internal social network development for team collaboration, content sharing, and workflow management

Teaching

  • UC Santa Cruz
    • Master's Project in Conversational Agents (CMPS296)
    • Introduction to Computers (CMPS10)
  • Arab Academy for Science and Technology
    • Data Structures (CS212)
    • Computer Algorithms (CC412)
    • Operating Systems (CC418)
    • Network Protocols and Programming (CC442)
    • Computer Design and Performance Analysis (CC523)

Education

  • UC Santa Cruz | PhD, Computer Science | 2014 - Present
  • UC Santa Cruz | MS, Computer Science | 2014 - 2015
  • Arab Academy for Science and Technology | MS, Computer Engineering | 2011 - 2013
  • Arab Academy for Science and Technology | BS, Computer Engineering | 2006 - 2011