Saif Mahmud

Saif Mahmud

Dhaka, Bangladesh
saif.dhrubo@gmail.com

Hi, there!

​I’m Saif Mahmud. I am a research assistant at Artificial Intelligence and Cybernetics Lab, Independent University, Bangladesh. I am also working as a Software Engineer at Tiger IT Bangladesh Limited. My research interests lie in the intersection of machine learning, natural language processing and pattern recognition. Currently, I am working on attention mechanism-based approaches for human activity recognition from wearable sensor data. My research works are supervised by Dr. Amin Ahsan Ali and Dr. A K M Mahbubur Rahman. I received my bachelor's degree in computer science and engineering from the University of Dhaka.

Outside of work, I love reading books. In fact, I am kind of a bibliophile. Though I read both fiction and non-fiction, I have a keen interest in non-fiction on politics, history and economics. ​​

Recent News

  • June 2020: Joined Tiger IT Bangladesh Limited as Software Engineer in Machine Learning Research and Development team.
  • March 2020: Started working on 'Rehabilitation of Post-Stroke Paralysis Using Three-Dimensional Kinect and Wearable Sensors' project funded by ICT Division, Government of Bangladesh
  • February 2020: Joined Therap Services LLC as Machine Learning Engineer
  • February 2020: Started working at Artificial Intelligence and Cybernetics Lab, Independent University Bangladesh as Research Assistant
  • January 2020: Paper on self-attention based human activity recognition accepted at ECAI 2020
  • January 2020: Successfully defended my undergraduate thesis!
  • September 2019: Started working on a collaborative project of University of Dhaka and Ghent University, Belgium for machine learning approach based electoral violence data analysis and visualization funded by IFES

Education

  • University of Dhaka
    B.Sc. in Computer Science and Engineering, CGPA 3.89 (On a scale of 4.00)
    January 2016 - January 2020

Experience

Publications

  1. Saif Mahmud, M. Tanjid Hasan Tonmoy, Kishor Kumar Bhaumik, A K M Mahbubur Rahman, M Ashraful Amin, Mohammad Shoyaib, Muhammad Asif Hossain Khan, Amin Ahsan Ali, Human Activity Recognition from Wearable Sensor Data Using Self-Attention in Proceedings of the 24th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence‚ ECAI 2020, Santiago de Compostela‚ Spain‚ June 8–12‚ 2020. IOS Press. 2020.
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  2. Md Nazmul Haque, M. Tanjid Hasan Tonmoy, Saif Mahmud, Amin Ahsan Ali, Muhammad Asif Hossain Khan, and Mohammad Shoyaib. GRU-based Attention Mechanism for Human Activity Recognition In 2019 1st International Conference on Advances in Science, Engineering and Robotics Technology (ICASERT), pp. 1-6. IEEE, May 2019.
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