I am an Applied Research Scientist at Mila - Quebec Artificial Intelligence Institute. I have MSc in Computing Science from University of Alberta, focused on Reinforcement learning, where I was part of IRL Lab , also at RLAI lab and Amii. My research interests are reinforcement learning, computer vision and machine learning.



  • MSc (Research) in Computing Science
    University of Alberta, Canada, Sept 2019 - Jan 2022
    GPA: 4.0/4.0
    Supervisors: Matthew Taylor and Josiah P. Hanna
    Thesis: A Framework of Safe Evaluation for Offline Learning
    Research Interests: Offline/Batch RL, safe RL, off-policy RL, human-AI interaction
  • BSc in Computer Engineering
    The American University in Cairo, Egypt, 2012 - 2017
    Supervisor: Mohamed N. Mostafa
    Research Areas: video classification, computer vision

Work Experience


  • Applied Research Scientist
    Mila - Quebec AI Institute, Canada, Aug’22 - present
  • AI Scientist-in-Residence
    NextAI - Montreal, Canada, Mar’22 - Sept’22
  • Applied ML Research Intern
    Mila - Quebec AI Institute, Canada, Feb’22 - June’22
  • Research and Teaching Assistant
    University of Alberta, Canada, Sept’19 - Jan’22
  • Computer Vision Research Engineer
    Affectiva, Egypt, May’19 - Sept’19
  • ML Algorithms Engineer
    Valeo, Egypt, July’17 - Apr’19
  • Research Assistant
    The American University in Cairo, Egypt, Sept’16 - May’17