Latest News

Dec 2021: I have joined the Institute for Machine Learning!
Sep 2021: 1 paper (poster) accepted to NeurIPS 2021!
Sep 2021: 1 new talk on Contextual Reinforcement Learning is available online!
Sep 2021: 1 new talk on the Foundations of Data Augmentation is available online!
Sep 2021: I will be speaking at the 5th IPM Advanced School On Computing & Artificial Intelligence (2021) about Learning Context Variables in Contextual Reinforcement Learning!
Sep 2021: I gave a talk on the Foundations of Data Augmentation at the Amirkabir Artificial Intelligence Summer Summit (AAISS) 2021!
July 2021: 1 journal paper published!
May 2021: My research proposal has been accepted to Graphcore Academic Programme!
March 2021: I have been selected to join the inaugural cohort of Google Cloud Research Innovators (see the news item)!
March 2021: I received a grant from Google Cloud Credit Research Program for my research project CaRL.

Dec 2020: New blog post is out!
Nov 2020: Giving a public lecture at CP Lecture series, at the Johannes Kepler University.
Nov 2020: Received a grant from Google Cloud Credit Research Program for my research project DEVs.
Sep 2020: Giving an invited talk at the Cyber-Physical Systems Group, TU Wien.
Aug 2020: I'll be speaking at the Amirkabir Artificial Intelligence Summer Summit (AAISS) 2020.

Nov 2019: Giving an invited talk at the Intelligent Autonomous Systems Group of the Computer Science Department of the Technische Universitaet Darmstadt.
Oct 2019: Awarded the travel grant for the DL/RL summer school in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada by Amii (Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute).
Jun 2019: Successfully defended (Passed with Distinction) my PhD dissertation entitled "Representation Learning and Inference from Signals and Sequences".
July 2019: Attending the CIFAR's DL/RL Summer School in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Jun 2019: 1 paper (poster) accepted to CVPR 2019!


Introduction

I am a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute for Machine Learning, at the Johannes Kepler University of Linz. In my research, I am interested in generalisation and robustness in deep learning and reinforcement learning.



Selected publications

Here is a list of my selected publications.

Talks



2021


Title of the talk: How Much Is An Augmented Sample Worth?
Description: Teaser at the Pre-register workshop at NeurIPS2021.

Title of the talk: Learning Context Variables in Contextual Reinforcement Learning
Description: Talk at the 5th IPM Advanced School On Computing & Artificial Intelligence (2021).



Title of the talk: Foundations of Data Augmentation
Description: Talk at the Amirkabir Artificial Intelligence Summer Summit (AAISS) 2021.



2020


Title of the talk: Context-Adaptive Reinforcement Learning using Unsupervised Learning of Context Variables
Description: Teaser at the Pre-register workshop at NeurIPS2020.

Title of the talk: CP lecture serries
Description: Public lecture at the CP lecture serries.




Title of the talk: On the Inductive Biases in Data Augmentation and Adversarial Robustness.
Description: Talk at the Amirkabir Artificial Intelligence Summer Summit (AAISS) 2020.



Title of the talk: Adversarial Robustness in Data Augmentation.
Description: Talk at the Towards Trustworthy ML: Rethinking Security and Privacy for ML, ICLR 2020 Workshop.



2019


Title of the talk: Representation Learning under Incomplete and Imprecise Information Conditions.
Description: Talk at the Intelligent Autonomous Systems Group of the Computer Science Department of the Technische Universitaet Darmstadt.



2018


Title of the talk: Deep Within-Class Covariance Analysis for Robust Deep Audio Representation Learning.
Description: Talk at the Interpretability and Robustness in Audio, Speech and Language, NeurIPS 2018 Workshop.

Mentoring

If you are from an under represented group, and need help with ML research or similar topics, you can book a mentoring session with me.


Contact

You can reach me on twitter or via email. If you are interested in collaborations or discussions about my research, don't hesitate to contact me!