Alireza Shafaei

Chief Technology Officer/Co-founder at Skylab.
Ph.D. in Machine Learning and Computer Vision from UBC.

I’m currently the CTO/Co-founder at Skylab Technologies Inc., where I lead the technological innovation, research, and the core ML-development.

I received my Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia. My research focus was the intersection of machine learning and computer vision. My supervisors were Jim Little and Mark Schmidt. I finished my M.Sc. at UBC under the supervision of Jim Little. Before that, I received my B.Sc. degree from AUT.

selected publications

  1. AutoRetouch: Automatic Professional Face Retouching
    (Oral Presentation)
    Shafaei, Alireza, Schmidt, Mark, and Little, James J.
    In WACV 2021.
  2. A Less Biased Evaluation of Out-of-distribution Sample Detectors
    (Spotlight)
    Shafaei, Alireza, Schmidt, Mark, and Little, James J.
    In BMVC 2019.