I am a Staff Research Scientist and manager at Google Brain, and an advisor at Cmorq. My research interests include deep reinforcement learning, NLP, Vision and large-scale ML systems. I have published more than 40 peer-reviewed papers at scientific venues such as Nature, ICML, ICLR, NeurIPS, UAI, SIGMETRICS, DAC, DATE, and ICCAD. I am a co-founder/lead of Machine Learning for Systems Team at Google Brain, a larger research effort to develop advanced learning-based decision making methods that enable the design of next generation computer systems and hardware. I have a Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from Rice University. I have received MIT Technology Review 35 Innovators Under 35 Award, Best Ph.D. Thesis Award at Rice University, and Gold Medal in the National Math Olympiad in Iran. My work has been covered in various media outlets, including MIT Technology Review, IEEE Spectrum, Times, CNBC, The Verge, and WIRED.