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Rabin Adhikari

Education

Bachelor in Computer Engineering Nov 2017 — Present

Central Campus, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuwan University, Nepal
Secured Rank 1 In Entrance Exam in 2074 B.S. (2017 A.D.) among nearly 18,000 candidates

10+2 in Science Jun 2015 — Jun 2017

SOS Hermann Gmeiner School Bharatpur, Bharatpur, Chitwan, Nepal
Graduated in Top 5 of Class with an average of 85.3% for two years

Work Experience

Nepal Applied Mathematics and Informatics Institute for Research (NAAMII) April 2022 - Present

Research Assistant

Research interests are: NLP, Medical Imaging, Semi-supervised Learning, Label Noise

Nepal Applied Mathematics and Informatics Institute for Research (NAAMII) August 2021 — April 2022

Research Intern

Worked on tweets classification in 8 inclusive COVID-related categories as my final year project thesis supervised by Bishesh Khanal, Ph.D. as a research intern at NAAMII.

Third Nepal Winter School in AI December 2021

Teaching Assistant
  • Assisted in teaching ML fundamentals and GANs to about 300 participants
  • Worked together with Dr. Sandesh Ghimire, Dr. Nripesh Parajuli, and Dr. Danda Pani Poudel in the 11-day event

LOCUS 2021 Mar 2021 — May 2022

Software Coordinator
  • Managed software events and resolving different technical issues
  • Organized about 10 software events

Clamphook Nov 2019 — Jun 2021

Full Stack Developer
  • Implemented the server side of clamphook.com utilizing MongoDB and Flask
  • Used front-end technologies such as React for front-end and back-end communication.
  • Deployed servers using nginx, gunicorn, and Cloudflare which handles 5,000 users concurrently

IEEE Pulchowk Student Branch Feb 2020 — Dec 2020

Event Chair
  • Conducted a Tech Talk with about 500 participants on A Platform for Innovations and Ideas with the CEOs of Yatri Motorcycles and International Green Developers Nepal as speakers
  • Organized a blood donation program with the assistance of the Nepal Red Cross Society

Diyo.ai Jun 2020 — Dec 2020

Research Intern
  • Researched the availability of Nepali language corpora and created one of nearly 3 GB in size
  • Used the Huggingface transformers library to train an ALBERT language model for the Nepali language

ASMI May 2019 — Mar 2020

Junior Researcher

Researched two-dimensional In-Video Advertising to enable businesses to distribute advertisements through videos without interfering with the video content

Licenses & Certifications

Projects

ReadIt

Implemented and trained the state-of-the-art Retrospective Reader on SQUAD 2.0 which extracts the span of the text from provided context relevant to the given question


COVAPLAD

Programmed a system using Django and MySQL where volunteers apply for various events and Plasma Donors donate their convalescent plasma to save others lives


Kurukshetra

Coded a cross platform desktop app written in C++ which runs on both Linux and Windows where two users on the same LAN shoot bullets at each other from their machines


3D Modelling of ICTC

Simulated the ICTC building in the Pulchowk Campus in C++ using OpenGL and GLSL

Technical Skills

  • Python including libraries useful for machine learning and deep learning like Numpy, Pandas, Scikit-Learn, TensorFlow, Pytorch
  • Front end programming using JavaScript/Typescript and its frameworks like React
  • Server side coding using Node.js frameworks like express and Python frameworks like Django and Flask
  • Experience with various SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Linux skills like vim, tmux, shell scripting and experience with different Linux distributions
  • Version control systems like Git
  • Android programming using React Native
  • Computer Graphics programming using OpenGL along with SDL and SFML

Affiliations

  • Advisor, IT Club, Pulchowk Campus, 2020 - Present
  • Member, IOE FOSS Community, 2017 to 2020
  • Member, Mozilla Campus Club, Pulchowk Campus, 2017 to 2019

Spoken Languages

  • English: Full professional proficiency
  • Hindi: Professional working proficiency
  • Nepali: Native or bilingual proficiency