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Meet the new faces of machine learning

Our interns come from different backgrounds, work in a variety of industries, and have various levels of experience.

Our goal is simple

Empower our interns to bridge the gap between academic and agile based values by providing hands-on experience in applied AI to solve commercially relevant problems.

Our Interns

Cohort #2

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Emma Lu
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  • Technical Skills:
    Python SQL Git Flask Predictive Modeling Data Visualization AWS Tableau Docker
  • Education: Bachelor of Commerce
  • Bio: I graduated from the University of British Columbia in 2020. Coming from a business background, I discovered my interest for data science three years ago and have been actively learning to program since then. I am especially passionate about using data to solve business problems.
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Travis Kirker
Linkedin Github
  • Technical Skills:
    Python SQL TensorFlow Predictive Modeling Data Visualization AWS Tableau R
  • Education: BA Economics
  • Bio: I have a background in finance and data analysis mainly in the O&G industry. I'm a major sports fanatic and recently built a model predicting NFL rookie output using machine learning. In my spare time I enjoy educating others on personal finance matters and how to build their own ETF portfolios.
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Sheeram Murali
Linkedin Github
  • Technical Skills:
    Python SQL TensorFlow Predictive Modeling Data Visualization Tableau R Git AWS
  • Education: Masters of Data Science, BTech-Computer Science Engineering.
  • Bio: I have recently graduated from University of British Columbia with a Master’s degree in Data Science. Previously, I have worked as a software developer at NTT Data. During my tenure with NTT Data, I have had the opportunity to work with Fortune 500 clients like General Motor Finance. I love to take on challenges, think outside the box and come up with creative solutions. I enjoy playing soccer, hiking and love watching sci-fi movies.I look forward to working with you all.
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Ijeoma Okodo
Linkedin Github
  • Technical Skills:
    Python SQL Git Data Visualization Predictive Modeling R
  • Education: Master of Engineering - Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
  • Bio: I am a professional engineer with experience within the Canadian Energy Industry. Through my active involvement in the data communities in Calgary, I discovered my love for data analytics and machine learning. My motivation to harness the power of data in problem-solving led me to acquire a Certificate in Business Intelligence from SAIT Polytechnic. I also love working with children to promote literacy in STEM Education and Personal Finance.
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Riley Booth-Gymend
Linkedin Github
  • Technical Skills:
    Python Git Predictive Modeling Data Visualization Java
  • Education: BSc Mechanical Engineering, MSc Biomedical Engineering
  • Bio: My brother calls me a "Sensitive Engineer". I love learning new concepts and helping create innovative technology, and I aspire to improve people's well-being through my work. I think machine learning can help advance global equality and sustainability, so I'm getting on board to help make that happen! Playing music is my favourite hobby, right now I'm learning the violin :)
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Shora Dehkordi
Linkedin Github
  • Technical Skills:
    Python SQL Predictive Modeling Data Visualization Tableau R TensorFlow
  • Education: Master of Electrical Engineering, Master of Data Science and Analytics
  • Bio: I am a new Data Science graduate who is passionate to help businesses make data-driven decisions or automate their tedious processes using AI. I have been working as an Electrical Project Engineer mainly in oil & gas for more than 12 years before starting the Data Science program at the University of Calgary. I also worked as a Data Scientist intern with Camber analyzing clients' financial data in order to provide tailored financial advice to each client’s needs.
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Kaan Eroglu
Linkedin Github
  • Technical Skills:
    Java SQL Python Flask Git Spark AWS
  • Education: MENg in Software Engineering
  • Bio: I am a software developer and wrapping up my Masters at University of Calgary. I feel passionate about applying software engineering fundamentals to machine learning problems in terms of writing efficient, readable and maintainable code in an Agile environment. I am most excited about the difference applied AI will make in healthcare systems and services, and looking forward to seeing more adoption in that space.
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Maryam Vadhat Pour
Linkedin Github
  • Technical Skills:
    Python SQL Git Data Visualization TensorFlow Tableau Predictive Modeling Java
  • Education: M.Sc. in Software Engineering
  • Bio: I'm a machine learning engineer and aspiring data scientist with a computer science background. I love problem-solving and exploring new ideas. Since graduating with my M.Sc., I have worked as a Data Engineer and Data Analyst and am excited to apply ML in industry problems.
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Mohammed Salama
Linkedin Github
  • Technical Skills:
    Python SQL Git Flask TensorFlow R Predictive Modeling AWS Docker Data Visualization
  • Education: Master of Data Science, MSc. in Petroleum Engineering
  • Bio: I am a recent graduate of the University of British Columbia Master of Data Science program. Prior to that, I worked at the University of Alberta as a Research Engineer where I led a team of researchers to design sustainable and cost-effective methods to develop Alberta's unconventional natural resources. I realized that many of the complex challenges that we were facing could effectively be tackled using data-driven approaches. Since then, I keep discovering, and applying, new techniques in which Machine Learning and AI can be used to add value, provide insights, and solve optimization problems.
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Vincent Cheung
Linkedin
  • Technical Skills:
    Python Tableau SQL Git TensorFlow AWS Azure R Data Visualization Predictive Modeling
  • Education: MSc in E-commerce
  • Bio: I'm an experienced IT professional with previous focus on IT Service Management & Project Management. I'm so excited to enter the world of DS/ML/AI as my next career focus. Starting this page with AltaML is a perfect chance for me. I'm so looking forward to learning from the great talents in this community and getting ready to contribute. I have a lovely family of 5 (including a doggie) and I like to play board games / mind games with my kids in leisure times. I'm a serious thinker and lover to read books about Philosophy, Maths and History.
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Lawrence Kanyan
Linkedin
  • Technical Skills:
    Python R Data Visualization Git Predictive Modeling SQL
  • Education: M-Tech in Geological Technology
  • Bio: I have a background in Geology and petroleum E&P. I have worked in diverse areas such as Himalayan Tectonics, Data Science and Education. I have worked also for major companies in the O&G space such as Shell and ONGC. In this age where we focus so much on specialization, I am a bit unusual. I love to explore and learn diverse things without necessarily expecting rewards from these. I believe that there is a common thread that binds different disciplines.
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Sepehr Kazemian
Linkedin Github
  • Technical Skills:
    Python SQL Git TensorFlow Predictive Modeling Data Visualization AWS Spark Tableau R Docker Java
  • Education: M.Sc. in Computer Science
  • Bio: I am a recently graduated data scientist with an interest in programming, machine learning, and deep learning. I had my internship at Telus, working on router test tool automation using predictive models to gain insights regarding the problems existing in new versions of router firmware. I, also, have experience applying machine learning and deep learning models on time-series data. I enjoy working on industrial projects where I can apply new ideas and analyze data behavior. Outside of work I play piano, drums, and soccer.
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Yixuan Zhou
Linkedin Github
  • Technical Skills:
    Python Git SQL TensorFlow Tableau Data Visualization R Predictive Modeling
  • Education: MSc in Geoscience
  • Bio: I am currently working toward a Data Science and Machine Learning Professional Certificate program at McGill University. My previous experience includes working as an NLP data science intern at Opslock and as a water quality technician intern at AEP. I enjoy self-learning and working with teammates to provide various perspectives and solve real-world problems. Outside of work, I love growing plants and hiking.
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Jatin Dawar
Linkedin Github
  • Technical Skills:
    Python SQL Git TensorFlow Predictive Modeling Data Visualization AWS Tableau
  • Education: MSc in Computing Science
  • Bio: I am a Machine Learning Engineer with more than 3 years of industry experience in handling big data, leading projects, and solving complex real-world business problems using data-drive methods. Recently, I worked as an Associate Machine Learning Developer at AltaML. I am a highly result-driven and self-motivated individual who enjoys solving challenging problems. Outside work, I love playing soccer and I'm a die hard Manchester United fan!
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Utkarsh Vashisth
Linkedin Github
  • Technical Skills:
    Python Flask Predictive Modeling SQL Git AWS Data Visualization Tableau TensorFlow
  • Education: MSc. in Computing Science
  • Bio: I'm a data scientist/machine learning engineer with an industrial experience of 3 years in delivering valuable insights using data analytics and data-driven methods. My previous experience includes working as a System Engineer at Tata Consultancy Services(TCS). I've recently completed my Masters in Computing Science from the University of Alberta. While in my masters, I got the opportunity to work with AltaML, which made me interested in Applied AI Lab. I'm really passionate about machine learning and excited about how my skills would contribute to solving challenging business problems.
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Shahed Sabab
Linkedin Github
  • Technical Skills:
    Python SQL Predictive Modeling TensorFlow AWS Spark Data Visualization Tableau Git Flask Docker Java
  • Education: MSc in Computer Science
  • Bio: I am a self-motivated learner passionate about Machine Learning and Data Science. I love solving problems and contributing to society. I have hands-on experience with natural language processing, computer vision, and big data analytics. I have previous experience in teaching and software development. I believe in - "The only way to do great work is to love what you do"

Cohort #1

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Marvin Min
Linkedin Github
  • Technical Skills:
    Python SQL Git TensorFlow Predictive Modeling Data Visualization AWS R Tableau Docker
  • Education: Master of Data Science, Ph. D. in Applied Mathematics
  • Bio: I am a recently trained data scientist with an interest in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence algorithms development. Before graduating from the Master of Data Science program at the University of British Columbia, I obtained my Ph. D. in Applied Mathematics in China. I am honored to work with other talented data scientists and machine learning developers to solve real-world problems.
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Samantha Sam-Inimgba
Linkedin Github
  • Technical Skills:
    Python SQL Git TensorFlow Predictive Modeling Data Visualization AWS Tableau
  • Education: MSc in Computing Science
  • Bio: I am a data analyst with 3 + years experience, I worked previously in a digital marketing and creative agency where my role involved creating actionable insights from digital data. My motivation is applying data analysis and machine learning to make informed decisions as well as solve business problems.
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Keith Jennings
Linkedin
  • Technical Skills:
    Python SQL Predictive Modeling Data Visualization Spark Tableau R TensorFlow
  • Education: BA Economics, Master of Data Science
  • Bio: I recently completed the data science program at the University of Calgary. My previous experience includes working as a research assistant at the University of Calgary, as a fund analyst for CPMT, and as an intern with Camber. I enjoy working with team members to compare and contrast ideas and look forward to doing so with the AltaML Applied AI Lab.
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Yingyu Zhu
Linkedin Github
  • Technical Skills:
    Python SQL Git TensorFlow Predictive Modeling Data Visualization AWS Tableau Java
  • Education: MSc in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Bio: I'm a machine learning enthusiast with a passion for data science and predictive analytics. In a past life, I worked as a data analyst and software developer in the medical device industry. I'm always providing ideas and insights to solve challenging problems.
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Isaac Jones
Linkedin Github
  • Technical Skills:
    Python SQL Git AWS Data Visualization Flask
  • Education: Bachelors of Mechanical Engineering
  • Bio: I'm an engineer who realized relatively quickly that software development is way cooler than mechanical engineering. I have a background in web development and data analysis in the O&G space, and I love solving problems. Outside of work, I'm an avid analog photographer and amateur chef; with a greyhound, two cats, and a wonderful fiancée in an extremely tiny condo!
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David Jeon
Linkedin
  • Technical Skills:
    Python TensorFlow Predictive Modeling R
  • Education: BSc Mathematics conc. Statistics
  • Bio: I graduated the past year in Mathematics and was accepted into a MPH - Epidemiology program in the US but delayed it to work. I thrive in high-pressure situations and love to work in a team.
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Jamie Owen
Linkedin Github
  • Technical Skills:
    Python SQL Flask Data Visualization R
  • Education: BSc Pure Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, concentration in Cryptography
  • Bio: I'm a mathematician and aspiring data scientist. I love problem solving and exploring new ideas. Since graduating with my BSc, I have worked in the automotive industry doing automation and database architecture, while learning programming.
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Elias Carciente
Linkedin Github
  • Technical Skills
    Python SQL Git Flask TensorFlow Predictive Modeling Data Visualization AWS Spark Docker Tableau
  • Education: BE Geophysical Engineering
  • Bio: Data Scientist, Geoscientist, Web Developer, Father, Husband. I like to learn about everything (few exceptions). I love dogs owned by other people, wouldn't have one.
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