Shehzad Noor Taus
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Who am I?

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I am all about writing beautiful code, building disruptive software, making good friends, maintaining relationships and enjoying my limited time on this planet.

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Originally from the capital of Bangladesh, I'm a software engineer & entrepreneur based in Dhaka & Vancouver, working at Gaze Technology Inc. on state-of-the-art AI and computer vision solutions.

  • Fullname: Shehzad Noor Taus Priyo
  • Birth Date: October 29th
  • Job: Student & Software Developer
  • Website: www.taus.xyz
  • Email: sntaus@gmail.com

Skills

Having spent over a decade behind the computer screen, I learned a thing or two about software development. Here's a list of the skills I acquired in that time.

  • Deep Learning - Vision
  • Back End Dev
  • IoT Dev
  • Front End Dev
  • Mobile App Dev
Resume

My Credentials

Employed by giants like NVIDIA, IBM and Microsoft. Startup experience from Gaze, Picatic, Incogmito & EduReto. Teaching and research experience at UBC.

Inventions

US 15935195

Filed, March 26 2018
Patent Pending

IBM Research

Three-Dimensional Object Localization For Obstacle Avoidance Using One-Shot Convolutional Neural Network

Work Experience

Co-founder & CEO

Jun 2018 - Present

Gaze Technology Inc. Vancouver, BC, Canada

Building next-generation AI technologies that allow computers to see, understand and make sense of human life.

Deep Learning Software Engineer

Sept 2017 - Jun 2018

NVIDIA Santa Clara, CA, US

Working on the NVIDIA AI City project as part of the Deep Learning & Intelligent Video Analytics team. Developing and training deep neural networks for various computer vision problems and also building out tools to aid training, testing and inference of those neural networks. This employment is part of a co-operative education program.

Machine Learning Developer

Jan 2017 - Aug 2017

IBM Toronto, ON, Canada

Developed new 3D object localization system for obstacle avoidance using deep learning (Patent Pending). Developed deep neural networks and embedded software to build AI-powered IoT devices, focusing on computer vision. Got recognized as IBM Canada's EPIC Student of the Term Awardee for Summer 2017. This employment was part of a co-operative education program.

Teaching Assistant

Sept 2016 - Dec 2016

The University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC, Canada

Assisted in teaching 2nd year Software Construction course (CPSC 210) through labs, office hours and more. Course content included OOP, testing using JUnit, various design patters, Android app project, etc.

Full Stack Developer

May 2016 - Aug 2016

Picatic Vancouver, BC, Canada

Worked primarily on the development (front end, back end and hybrid mobile app) of Picatic, an online ticketing app. Technologies used include Golang, PHP, JS (AngularJS for the front end, NodeJS for the legacy back end) and AppGyver/Cordova.

Research Assistant

Nov 2015 - Apr 2016

The University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC, Canada

Worked on Texada, a specification mining tool for extracting linear temporal logic (LTL) specifications of arbitrary length and complexity. Worked briefly on the research and development ThirdEye, a system that uses machine learning algorithms to identify insider attacks on Facebook.

Developer Intern

Jun 2015 - Jul 2015

Microsoft Dhaka, Bangladesh

At Microsoft, I worked on a Windows application that communicated with the Microsoft Azure cloud, built using C# on Visual Studio. Other than that, I also helped promote and teach Microsoft’s development and cloud technologies.

Co-founder

Apr 2014 - Apr 2015

Incogmito Dhaka, Bangladesh

Co-founded and built an anonymous social networking application using Phonegap (with KnockoutJS, jQuery Mobile and Twitter Bootstrap) for the app and PHP (custom-built MVC framework) for the backend.

Founder

Apr 2012 - Aug 2013

EduReto Dhaka, Bangladesh

Developed a social learning management system using a custom MVC framework (PHP) on the backend, ZURB Foundation (HTML/CSS framework) with jQuery on the front end and MySQL as the database system.

Education

Bachelor of Science

Sept 2015 - Present

The University of British Columbia

Attending UBC on a full ride scholarship, Dean's Honour List scholar, majoring in Computer Science and hoping to graduate in Dec 2019.

IB Diploma

Aug 2013 - Jun 2015

International School Dhaka

Graduated from International School Dhaka as the Valedictorian of the Class of 2015. Received awards for community service and high achievement in five (out of six) academic areas.

CIE IGCSE

Oct 2009 - Jun 2013

The Aga Khan School, Dhaka

Finished tenth grade and completed the CIE IGCSE in 2013 to eventually join International School Dhaka - one of the three IB World Schools in Bangladesh then.

Community Work

President

Apr 2018 - Present

UBC Science Co-Op Students Association

The Science Co-op Students Association (SCOOPS) was founded in 2008 to provide networking and outreach opportunities for current and prospective Science Co-op students.

VP Internal & Interim President

Apr 2016 - Dec 2016

UBC Bangladesh Students' Association

Affiliated with the Alma Mater Society (AMS) of the University of British Columbia (UBC), Bangladesh Students’ Association (BSA) runs within the scope of the Graduate Student Society (GSS) at UBC. Run by the student volunteers, BSA was conceptualized to portray, nurture, and propagate the cultural essence and heritage of Bangladesh.

Licensee, Curator & Organizer

Jun 2015

TEDxYouth@ISD

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group

Founder & Head Organizer

2014

National Olympiad in Software Innovation

The National Olympiad in Software Innovation (NOSI) was a software development competition organized by the International School Dhaka (ISD) for middle/high school students and college freshmen aged between 12 - 21 years. It was funded primarily by the US Department of State, EMK Center and bdjobs.com.

Talk at TEDxDhaka

Coding Is For Everyone

Watch my talk at TEDxDhaka on why everyone should learn coding.


Testimonials

Skills

What am I most passionate about?

52

Projects Completed

3

Year in College

14

Awards & Certificates

7

Startups Pursued

1

Invention

12

Years Experience
Contact

What can I do for you?

Feel free to drop me a line. I always enjoy meeting new people and making new friends. If there's anything I can do for you, please do let me know!

Email Me At

sntaus@gmail.com