EDUCATION

Master of Science

Shiraz University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Software Engineering, GPA: 94%
Research Thesis: An Empirical Study of Developers Activities in Software Repositories, Score: 94.5%

Bachelor of Science

Shiraz University, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Software Engineering, GPA: 77%
Thesis: Introducing a Tracker Application to Help Disabled People, Score: 98.7%

High School Diploma and Pre-University

 National Organization for the Development of Exceptional Talents (NODET)

HONORS AND AWARDS​

  • 1st Place, Valedictorian, Ranked the First Student in Master Program, 2016.
  • Received a Bronze Badge in American Epilepsy Society Seizure Prediction Challenge, 2014.
        Team Name: Shiraz University | Kaggler, http://www.kaggle.com/c/seizure-prediction
         Profile: https://www.kaggle.com/aboutme
  • Acceptance in 16th National Computer Olympiad in Iran , 2007  

WORK EXPERIENCE

Full-Stack Web Developer and Software Engineer in Rayanic Espadana, Part-time (May 2014 – October 2016) and Full-time (October 2016 – now); Designing and developing websites and plugins, including WordPress Plugin development, in PHP and JS programming languages. Please find some portfolios here.

Volunteer Researcher (2016 – now). I mostly work on Mining Software Repositories and Empirical Software Engineering. Output: Mohamad Yazdaninia, David Lo, and Ashkan Sami. Characterization and Prediction of Questions without Accepted Answers on Stack Overflow, in Proceedings of the 29th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Program Comprehension (ICPC 2021)

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Empirical Software Engineering, Natural Language Processing, Code Analysis, Big-Data, Positive Computing, Human-Computer Interaction, and Service, Social, and Cognitive Computing, Data Science

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

  • Mohamad Yazdaninia, David Lo, and Ashkan Sami. “Characterization and Prediction of Questions without Accepted Answers on Stack Overflow”, in Proceedings of the 29th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Program Comprehension (ICPC 2021)
    “An Empirical Study of Developers’ Activities in Software Repositories”, 
    Master’s Thesis, Shiraz University, Shiraz, 2016
  • “An Effective Solution to Answer Selection in Community Question Answering”, classification of
    the answers as
    definitely relevant, potentially useful, and bad, data: SemEval-2015 Task 3, AUC:
    0.72%, 2015.
  • Seizures Prediction using Intracranial EEG Recordings, American Epilepsy Society Seizure
    Prediction Challenge, received a Bronze Badge, AUC: 0.67%, 2014.
      

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Teaching Assistant, Shiraz University, Spring 2016
  • Teaching Assistant, Software Engineering, Shiraz University, Fall 2015
  • Teaching Assistant, Theory Automata & Language, Shiraz University, Spring 2014
  • Teaching Assistant, Discrete Math, Shiraz University, Spring 2012

COMPUTER SKILLS

  • Data Science: AWS (SageMaker, EC2), Scikit-learn, Pandas, Numpy, Matplot, NLTK, SPSS Modeler, Weka, Matlab
  • Programming: Python, PHP, Javascript, Java, T-SQL, CSS, HTML, Scheme, C, Assembly
  • Others: Latex, Linux, WordPress Theme/Plugin Development, SEO, PHP Codeigniter, Gulp ,Git, Photoshop, Composer, REST API, MSSQL, MySQL, Web Server Setup

EXTRA-CURRICULUM ACTIVITIES

Chess.com, Gym