Haftu BSc, MTech, MEng

Kumoh National Institute of Technology
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Kumoh National Institute of Technology, MEng in Computer Engineering (2018)
Addis Ababa University, MTech in Micro-Electronics Engineering
Mekelle University, BSc in Electrical Engineering

Machine/Deep Learning, Computer Vision, Embedded Systems, Recommendation Systems, NLP

Haftu, born and raised in Ethiopia, has a BSc in Electrical Engineering and MTech in Micro-Electronics Engineering from Mekelle University and Addis Ababa University respectively. He also has an MEng in Computer Engineering from Kumoh National Institute of Technology, South Korea where he spent most of his time doing research. His research interest and specialization is machine learning for Computer vision, NLP and recommendation systems. He is currently working as a Senior Machine Learning Engineer for a smart mobility company in South Korea. Prior to moving to South Korea, he was working as a lecturer at Bahir Dar University where he was engaged in delivering lectures, supervising students with their undergraduate thesis works, and conducting research.

Outside work, he enjoys reading literary works (poems, novels, biographies), listening to music, and a walk in the park.

Selected Publications:

  • Design and investigation of capsule networks for sentence classification, HW Fentaw, TH Kim, Applied Sciences 9 (11), 2200
  • Sentiment Classification on Text Data with Capsule Networks, FH Wedajo, B Shohrukh, TH Kim 한국정보과학회 학술발표논문집, 1060-1062
  • Indoor localization using magnetic field anomalies and inertial measurement units based on Monte Carlo localization, HW Fentaw, TH Kim, 2017 Ninth International Conference on Ubiquitous and Future Networks (ICUFN)

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