Hassan is passionate about combining computer science research and software development. As a Natural Language Processing specialist, Hassan’s research has been published and cited in multiple top-tier publications and conferences. He received in M.S. in Computer Science from Simon Fraser University, where he was also the recipient of a graduate fellowship award. His research focuses in machine learning and machine translation, with additional interests in computational linguistics and cognitive studies in language-related problems. As a software developer, he has worked in highly regulated industries, including the financial industry. In his spare time, Hassan loves making and playing music.