Smit Shilu

Data Scientist

  • Hartford, CT, USA

About me

PROFESSIONAL PATH

I am a Data Scientist, Gamer, blogger, YouTuber, data geek and machine learning enthusiast.


Education

ACADEMIC CAREER

MASTERS OF SCIENCE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE

University at Albany, State University of New York, NY, USA
August 2015 - December 2016

BACHELOR OF TECHNOLOGY IN COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Charotar University of Science and Technology, India
August 2011 - May 2015

Work Experience

CURRENT AND PREVIOUS JOBS

DATA SCIETIST

iDevices Inc, CT, USA
August 2017 - PRESENT

Being active participant in the Advanced Research and Development group within iDevices.

  • Work on prototyping applications utilizing machine learning component as a proof-of-concept/validation prior to inclusion in future products
  • Work on developing analytical business dashboards that help towards company’s growth
  • Work on developing Emergency Sound Detection model that leverages tools such as TensorFlow, TF Lite
  • Build libraries like TensorFlow, OpenCV etc. on different Embedded platforms

SOFTWARE ENGINEER

iDevices Inc, CT, USA
August 2017 - PRESENT

Being active participant in the Advanced Research and Development group within iDevices.

  • As part of Advanced Research and Development team, worked on prototyping Facial Recognition applications leveraging tools such as TensorFlow, dlib, OpenCV etc
  • Helped integrating Alexa Voice Services on one of the products “Instinct” using C++ and also developed it’s provisioning method using mobile application

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

Transfinder Corporation, NY, USA
Februray 2017 - August 2017

Worked on RouteFinderGO, a mobile and tablet application developed in AngularJS, C# and SQL database

  • Enhanced app by developing new features as well as making appropriate changes to match with new requirements
  • Identify and solve bugs in the existing application
  • Performed functionality testing of the product for the developers’ team

INTERN

New York State Office of Information Technology Services, NY, USA
July 2016 - December 2016

I was part of my.ny.gov single sign in development team

  • Worked on LDAP and Oracle database data-quality enhancement. Was responsible for writing scripts that updates Oracle database tables from LDAP files automatically
  • Have also helped the government agencies for installation and configuration of CA SiteMinder for single-sign in process

RESEARCH ASSISTANT

Center for Technology in Government, NY, USA
June 2016 - December 2016

Worked on project by MTA New York City transportation

  • Worked on UWB(Ultra-wideband) to develop proof of concept for improving public transportation
  • Worked developing real-time bus tracking system
  • UAlbany UWB Study

TEACHING ASSISTANT

University at Albany, State University of New York, NY, USA
January 2016 - December 2016
  • Teching Assistant for subjects CSI 519 Advanced Programming Concepts, CSI 516 Computer Communications Networks I
  • Assisted professor with grading the assignments and exams, helped students solve their doubts

INTERN

eInfochip Training and Research Center, India
January 2015 - May 2015

Was working as a research intern to help eITRA with a project


Publications and Contributions

CURRENT AND PREVIOUS JOBS

TensorFlow 1.9 contributor Link

S. Shilu, K. Sheth, E. Mehul, "Implementation of FAST clustering-based feature subset selection algorithm for high-dimensional data", Proceedings of International Conference on ICT for Sustainable Development, 2016. Link