About me

  • I am currently an applied scientist at Amazon AWS.
  • I was a PhD student at the University of Toronto in the Machine Learning and Computer Vision group since January 2017, supervised by Prof. Raquel Urtasun. Additionally, I was a research scientist at the Uber Advanced Technologies Group in Toronto, also led by Prof. Raquel Urtasun, from May 2017 to February 2021.
  • Before this, I obtained my MSc. in Computer Science in the same group.
  • My research interests include computer vision and various related machine learning techniques.
  • I completed an undergraduate degree in 2013 at the University of Waterloo in Electrical Engineering with a focus on high frequency circuits, electromagnetism, and communication systems.
  • My CV is available here.


Prior work experience

  • From 2013-2015, I was a Wireless Systems Engineer at Apple Inc in Cupertino, California.
  • During my undergrad, I completed various internships (mostly in electronics and electrical systems related fields) at NVIDIA Corporation, BlackBerry Limited, Independent Electricity Systems Operator of Ontario, and Genesys Telecommunications.


mbai (at) cs (dot) toronto (dot) edu