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ABOUT ME

I am a Software Engineer at Acko merited with an Undergraduate degree from the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela with a Computer Science and Engineering major. I am a passionate Full Stack Developer and a Machine Learning Enthusiast having a deep interest in designing Algorithms which solves real-world problems. I have 3+ years of experience in Full Stack Website Development and around 2 years of expertise in Data Science. I wish to leverage my technical skills with a software giant and influence the lives of the end-users at large.

I love to do Open Source in my free time and am currently an Open Source contributor for CDLI (Website Development) and have contributed for Mozilla (Deep Learning), and SugarLabs (Website Development) in the past. I was a Google Summer of Code, 2019 Student for CDLI and have mentored for CDLI at Google Summer of Code, 2020 and SugarLabs at Google Code-in, 2018 and 2019.

EDUCATION
B.Tech. (with Honours),
Computer Science and Engineering,
NIT Rourkela
CGPA : 9.19 / 10

WORK EXPERIENCE

Work experience of Amaan Iqbal as a Software Engineer at Acko

Software Engineer - Acko [CURRENT]

Building and enhancing the buy journey for Auto products.

Work experience of Amaan Iqbal as Google Summer of Code Student

Google Summer of Code Student - CDLI

Developed interactive visualizations using D3.js and a stats page, with CakePHP backend for controlling data and AJAX for asynchronous updates.

Work experience of Amaan Iqbal as Software Engineer Intern at Ciphense

Software Engineer Intern - Ciphense

Developed video parsing component of an end-to-end facial recognition system for a stealth mode Silicon Valley-based AI Start-up.

Work Experience of Amaan Iqbal as FrontEnd Website Developer Intern at MyPicBook

FrontEnd Website Developer Intern - MyPicbook

Developed 3 static web pages from scratch using HTML, CSS, and Bootstrap.

Work Experience of Amaan Iqbal as Enterprise Software Developer Intern at Biztime IT Solutions

Enterprise Software Developer Intern - Biztime

Constructed few static screens for the Expense Tracker App using Android Studio.

Work Experience of Amaan Iqbal as Full Stack Website Developer Intern at Dovel Solutions

Full Stack Website Developer Intern - Dovel Solutions

Developed 6 web pages from scratch, created 56 tables on their live server and inserted values in it using vanilla PHP.

OPEN SOURCE

Open Source Contributions by Amaan Iqbal for Mozilla

Deep Learning - Mozilla

AutoWebCompat - Labelled 5000+ incompatibilities in screenshots of web pages and enhanced the tool to automatically detect web compatibility issues without human intervention.

Open Source Contributions by Amaan Iqbal for SugarLabs

FrontEnd Development - SugarLabs

Fixed several bugs on the SugarLabs website and mentored design, website development, and git related tasks for SugarLabs at Google Code-In, 2018 and 2019.

Open Source Contributions by Amaan Iqbal for CDLI

FullStack Development - Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative

Assisted in the renovation of the CDLI Website and developed interactive visualizations in D3.js as a contributor and a GSoC 2019 student, and mentored for CDLI in GSoC 2020.

RESEARCH PAPERS

Research Paper on DDoS Detection by Amaan Iqbal

Software-Defined Networking - Machine Learning

Designed a robust DDoS detection mechanism to prevent the control plane attack using seven Machine Learning techniques to accurately classify and predict different DDoS attacks like Smurf, UDP flood, and HTTP flood.

Research Paper on Heterogeneous Defect Prediction by Amaan Iqbal

Software Defect Prediction - Machine Learning

Proposed an ensemble learning technique for the Heterogeneous Defect Prediction to find out the defected software module prior to testing or releasing the product.

MENTOR

Mentorship at Google Summer of Code by Amaan Iqbal

Google Summer of Code, 2020

Mentored for the `Design Integration and Accessibility Audit` project for CDLI at GSoC 2020.

Mentorship at Google Code-in by Amaan Iqbal

Google Code-in, 2019

Mentored design tasks for SugarLabs at Google Code-in, 2019 and assisted high school students with Git related issues.

Mentorship at GirlScript Summer of Code by Amaan Iqbal

GirlScript Summer of Code, 2019

Mentored participants in developing optimized codes for most of the well-known Algorithms and Data Structures at GSSoC, 2019.

Mentorship at Google Code-in by Amaan Iqbal

Google Code-in, 2018

Mentored web development tasks for SugarLabs at Google Code-in and assisted high school students towards planning and eliminating redundancies in code.

Areas Of Interest


WEB DEVELOPMENT

I am a Website Developer with 3+ years of experience.


MACHINE LEARNING

I am a Data Scientist with 2+ years of experience.


OPEN SOURCE

I am an Open Source contributor for Mozilla, SugarLabs, and CDLI.


SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

I am a Software Developer with 5+ years of programming experience.

It's one and only one life you have got, make sure it has a meaning!

~ Amaan Iqbal

My projects


Face Identification System developed by Amaan Iqbal

Facial Recognition

Face Identification System which recognizes frontal human faces using Haar Cascade Classifier.

Python
PHP
Recommender System developed by Amaan Iqbal

Recommender System

Content-Based Movie Recommendation System for MovieLens 20M dataset which returns a set of highly correlated movies with a given movie after some preprocessing which incorporates filtering out of movies which got less than 400 reviews.

Python
Jupyter Notebook
SMS Spam Classifier developed by Amaan Iqbal

Spam Classification

SMS Spam Classification on SMS Spam Collection DataSet from UCI Machine Learning Repository and achieved an accuracy of 98.744% using Multi-Layer Perceptron.

Python
Jupyter Notebook
Mobile Price Classifier developed by Amaan Iqbal

Mobile Price Classification

Compared 10 different classification algorithms taking into account hyperparameter tuning and feature extraction techniques, and obtained an accuracy of 96.3% using Artificial Neural Network.

Python
Jupyter Notebook
SEO Optimized Course Website developed by Amaan Iqbal

Skilcy

SEO Optimized Completely responsive material designed Course Website secured using bcrypt hashing algorithm and integrated with a basic chatbot.

Bootstrap
Material Design
CodeIgniter
SEO
Technical Question Answer Website developed by Amaan Iqbal

GeekSpace

Technical Question Answer Website with features to ask, answer, edit, merge and deletequestions & answers with comments. Further, it also has a notification system from where a user gets notified about activities related to his queries.

Bootstrap
Material Design
CodeIgniter
Animated Website developed by Amaan Iqbal

Xcapade

Heavily animated website developed with CSS and basics of javascript.

HTML
CSS
JavaScript
News Website developed by Amaan Iqbal

AWN

Fully functional News Website containing features such as admin panel from whereadmins can publish, edit and delete articles & polls, comment & reply section per article, polling system, tab to check real Weather information and a few more.

Bootstrap
CodeIgniter

Face Identification System developed by Amaan Iqbal

Facial Recognition

Face Identification System which recognizes frontal human faces using Haar Cascade Classifier.

Python
PHP
SEO Optimized Course Website developed by Amaan Iqbal

Skilcy

SEO Optimized Completely responsive material designed Course Website secured using bcrypt hashing algorithm and integrated with a basic chatbot.

Bootstrap
Material Design
CodeIgniter
SEO
Technical Question Answer Website developed by Amaan Iqbal

GeekSpace

Technical Question Answer Website with features to ask, answer, edit, merge and deletequestions & answers with comments. Further, it also has a notification system from where a user gets notified about activities related to his queries.

Bootstrap
Material Design
CodeIgniter
Animated Website developed by Amaan Iqbal

Xcapade

Heavily animated website developed with CSS and basics of javascript.

HTML
CSS
JavaScript
News Website developed by Amaan Iqbal

AWN

Fully functional News Website containing features such as admin panel from whereadmins can publish, edit and delete articles & polls, comment & reply section per article, polling system, tab to check real Weather information and a few more.

Bootstrap
CodeIgniter

Face Identification System developed by Amaan Iqbal

Facial Recognition

Face Identification System which recognizes frontal human faces using Haar Cascade Classifier.

Python
PHP
Recommender System developed by Amaan Iqbal

Recommender System

Content-Based Movie Recommendation System for MovieLens 20M dataset which returns a set of highly correlated movies with a given movie after some preprocessing which incorporates filtering out of movies which got less than 400 reviews.

Python
Jupyter Notebook
SMS Spam Classifier developed by Amaan Iqbal

Spam Classification

SMS Spam Classification on SMS Spam Collection DataSet from UCI Machine Learning Repository and achieved an accuracy of 98.744% using Multi-Layer Perceptron.

Python
Jupyter Notebook
Mobile Price Classifier developed by Amaan Iqbal

Mobile Price Classification

Compared 10 different classification algorithms taking into account hyperparameter tuning and feature extraction techniques, and obtained an accuracy of 96.3% using Artificial Neural Network.

Python
Jupyter Notebook

Programming Skills

C
3,000+ LoC
C++
25,000+ LoC
Python
5,500+ LoC
Java
2,000+ LoC
C#
300+ LoC
MATLAB
1,500+ LoC
Octave
100+ LoC
JavaScript
8,000+ LoC
PHP
4,000+ LoC
* LoC = Lines of Code

Website Development Skills

HTML

CSS

JavaScript

jQuery

Bootstrap

Materialize

Gulp JS

Spring Boot

PHP

D3.js

React JS

MySQL

CodeIgniter

CakePHP

Material UI

Wordpress

Machine Learning Skills

Data Analysis and Visualization

10+ Regression Algorithms

10+ Classification Algorithms

2 Clustering Algorithms

5+ Feature Selection Techniques

3+ Feature Extraction Techniques

Natural Language Processing

Recommender Systems

Deep Learning

Reinforcement Learning

Hyperparameter Tuning and Cross Validation

Familiarity with Numpy, Pandas, Matplotlib, Seaborn, Keras, OpenCV

Premium Skills

Git

AWS

SEO

IRC

Docker

Unix/Linux

Android Studio

Heroku

AJAX

Unit Testing (gtest)

This list will update soon!

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THANKS!

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