About Me


Welcome to my website!

I am currently a research engineer at Microsoft (formerly an AI resident) working on building adversarially robust deep neural networks. I am broadly interested in machine learning, and my goal is to make it safe, robust, and reliable in the real world.  When it comes to applications, I am most excited about computer vision. Before joining Microsoft, I interned at Uber ATG in San Francisco where I worked at the intersection of machine learning and uncertainty modeling for autonomous driving.

I hold a masters in robotics from the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. During my masters, I worked with Professors Howie Choset and Matthew Travers on multi-agent motion planning, machine learning for tumor search, and deep reinforcement learning for navigation. In 2016, I obtained a BS in Mathematics and a BE in Mechanical Engineering from the American University of Beirut.


Research Engineer/AI Resident


Research on safety, security, and robustness in deep learning. 

September 2018 - Current

Software Engineering Intern


Worked with the prediction team on machine learning and uncertainty modeling for autonomous driving.

May - August 2018

Graduate Research Assistant


Research at The Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University with Professor Howie Choset and Professor Matt Travers. 

August 2016 - May 2018

Summer Researcher


Worked in the Biorobotics laboratory at The Robotics Institute with Professor Howie Choset. I was part of the Robotics Institute Summer Scholar (RISS) program during Summer 2015.

Undergraduate Research Assistant


Worked in the Vision and Robotics Laboratory. December 2014 to June 2016


Carnegie Mellon University


  • Master of Science in Robotics
  • The Robotics Institute, School of Computer Science
  • Graduated in May 2018

American University of Beirut


  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
  • Bachelor of Engineering  in Mechanical Engineering
  • Graduated in August 2016