Education

Nov 2014-Present

PhD. at Polytechnic University of Milan, Milan, ITALY 

PhD. student in Recommender Systems
PhD Topic:Recommender Systems of the Multimedia Content using Low-Level Audio and Visual Features
Involved in organizing the ACM Recommender Systems Challenge 2017 together with Mehdi Elahi as part of the ACM conference on Recommender Systems 2017 (RecSys 2017)
Visiting Research Period at JKU, Linz – Ausrtia May-Oct 2017
Advisor at Politecnico di Milano, Italy:  Prof. Paolo Cremonesi (RecSys)
Co-advisor at JKU, Ausrtia: Prof. Markus Schedl (Multimedia Retrieval)

MSc. at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, SWEDEN

MSc. in Electrical Engineering (Focus: Multimedia and Signal Processing) 
Thesis: “Wii-Remote Based Head Tracking in 3D Audio Rendering” – Multimedia Department of Ericsson Research
GPA: 3.8/4.0
Honors: First Rank

2007-2011

BA. at University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, SWEDEN

BA. in English (Specialization: Linguistics)
Thesis: “A study of Automatic Image Annotation Using Baseline Techniques”
Adviser: Dr. Josef Trotta

2002-2006

BSc. at University of Guilan, Rasht, IRAN 

BSc. in Electrical Engineering (Specialization: Electronics)
Thesis: “Implementation and Discussion of a few Feed-Forward Neural Networks based on Minimum Mean Square Error Minimization in MATLAB”
Major GPA: 3.9/4.0 – Overall GPA: 3.4/4.0
Honors: First Rank