Ahmad Beirami

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Ahmad Beirami

Research Scientist

Affiliation: Facebook AI

Home page: https://sites.google.com/view/beirami

Contact Information

Georgia Tech, Duke, MIT, Harvard, EA, Facebook

Research Interests

  • Statistical Learning and Inference
  • Source Coding
  • Shannon Theory

Biography:

Ahmad Beirami is a Research Scientist at Facebook AI, contributing to conversational AI research. His current research interests include reinforcement learning, meta-learning, adversarial learning, federated learning, and privacy/fairness in machine learning. Previously, he was a Research Scientist at Electronic Arts contributing to training believable agents for playtesting and gameplaying AI. Prior to that, he was a joint Postdoctoral Fellow at Duke, MIT, and Harvard, studying fundamental limits of computational security and generalizability in machine learning. He received the BS degree in 2007 from Sharif University of Technology, Iran, and the PhD degree in 2014 from the Georgia Institute of Technology, in electrical and computer engineering. He is the recipient of the 2015 Sigma Xi Best PhD Thesis Award from Georgia Tech.

Ahmad Beirami is a Research Scientist at Facebook AI, contributing to conversational AI research. His current research interests include reinforcement learning, meta-learning, adversarial learning, federated learning, and privacy/fairness in machine learning. Previously, he was a Research Scientist at Electronic Arts contributing to training believable agents for playtesting and gameplaying AI. Prior to that, he was a joint Postdoctoral Fellow at Duke, MIT, and Harvard, studying fundamental limits of computational security and generalizability in machine learning. He received the BS degree in 2007 from Sharif University of Technology, Iran, and the PhD degree in 2014 from the Georgia Institute of Technology, in electrical and computer engineering. He is the recipient of the 2015 Sigma Xi Best PhD Thesis Award from Georgia Tech.