Joel Moniz

Deep Learning Research Intern at Montreal Institute of Learning Algorithms

Bengaluru Area, India

Visa Inc.

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Short Biography

I am currently a Software Developer at Visa Inc. I completed my undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, Pilani Campus, and did my undergraduate thesis at Montreal Institute of Learning Algorithms, Université de Montréal on Deep Learning techniques in Computer Vision (face verification, image classification). I have interned twice with The Processing Foundation (as part of Google Summer of Code 2014 and 2015), with Webmobi, and with the Computer Division at Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research. My interests span a broad range of sub-fields in Computer Science, including Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Data Mining, Computer Vision, Distributed Computing and Robotics. I am well versed with C, C++, Java, Python and Git, and have a fair amount of experience with parallel frameworks (OpenMP-MPI, Apache Spark). with good working knowledge of SQL, Matlab, shell scripting and Android App development. I am also extremely good at understanding and modifying existing code bases.

Experience

Software Developer, Visa Inc.

Aug 2016 to Present

Deep Learning Research Intern, Montreal Institute of Learning Algorithms

Dec 2015 to Jun 2016

Undergraduate thesis on Deep Learning in Computer Vision: • Face verification using a Siamese CNN architecture • Image classification using a deep architecture inspired by Highway Networks

Education

B. E. (Hons.) Computer Science, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, Pilani Campus

Jul 2012 to Jun 2016

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