Raiyan Abdul Baten
Hometown: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Research Group: Advisor: Dr. Ehsan Hoque
Degrees: MS (University of Rochester, 2018), BSc (Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, 2016)
Anticipated Degree: PhD (anticipated in summer 2022)
Internship Company and Location: Snap Inc. (remotely from Rochester, NY)
Internship Description: I did my internship in the Computational Social Science group at Snap. I gained hands-on experience in cleaning up a massive dataset from the Snapchat app, training a large model, and generating actionable results. A diverse team of scientists mentored me, involving experts in psychology, behavioral science, data mining, and machine/deep learning. I found the experience valuable for advancing my skill set and expanding my industry network.