Alireza Heidari

Computer Science Ph.D Candidate

Hi, i'm Alireza Heidari!

Ph.D Candidate & Computer Science Enthusiastic

I am a Ph.D candidate in the Computer Science Department at University of Waterloo. My work is focused on the data science and statistical learning.

email: a5heidar AT uwaterloo DOT ca



Master of IT Engineering

Sharif University of Technology - Graduation May 2016

My master thesis title is : "Link prediction in social networks using Machine Learning" under supervision Dr. M. Jalili, This work explored the idea of anticipating edges in social networks using local and geral information using Markov Models.

Mathematics / Computer sciences

Sharif University of Technology (5.5 Years Course) - Graduation May 2013

I have double majors mathematics and computer science. In mathematics, my work was focused on statistics and probability theory , and in computer science, I was interested on AI and game theory and their interactions to each other

  Awards and Honors

Khwarizmi Awards

3rd Place in Tehran region 2001

3rd best innovative design for inventing truck scale (called: Nova Bascule) which has self configuration that changes the scale based on location gravity.

Mathematical Olympiad

Silver Medal in Iranian Mathematical Olympiads - 2003

I got silver medal in 22th Iranian mathematical olympiad

National Elites Foundation

Membership in National Elites Foundation2003

Membership in National Elite Foundation which includes some funds for education costs (SORAYA system)

Iranian ACM Competition

Second team in Iranian ACM Competition2009

Our team from Sharif University got second place between 80 teams in ICPC 2009 with grade 11/12, first team was another team from Sharif University with same grade but lower time to send answers. Our answers implemented on C++ / JAVA


National Elites Foundation Fellowship2015

As one of the highest univesity average, I got fellowship from National Elites Foundation


   Professional Skills

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    Comunication 70%
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    Leadership 85%
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    Confidence 85%

   Software Skills

  • 85% Complete
    Adobe Photoshop 85%
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    Adobe Illustrator 85%
  • 40% Complete
    Adobe Fireworks 40%

   Code Skills

  • 80% Complete
    HTML5 / CSS3 80%
  • 60% Complete
    Javascript 60%
  • 40% Complete
    PHP 40%



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A5heidar AT uwaterloo Dot ca

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