Research Interests

Dr. Salim is interested in stochastic approximation, optimization and machine learning.


Education Profile

  • Ph.D., Machine Learning, Télécom ParisTech, France, 2018
  • M.Sc., Data Science and Statistical Engineering, ENSAE ParisTech, France, 2015


Professional Profile

  • Visiting Scholar, EPFL, Laboratory for Information and Inference Systems (LIONS), Lausanne, March 2018
  • Member of the Teaching Pole, Nonprofit organizations, Paris, 2012-2017
  • Data Scientist, Paris, Fall 2015
  • Data Scientist, Kwanko, Paris, Summer 2015
  • Internship, Insight-UCD, Dublin, Summer 2014
  • Auditor, Deloitte, Paris, 2013

Awards

  • GDR ISIS Travel Grant for PhD mobility at EPFL, 2018 
  • NIPS Workshop Black in AI Travel Grant, 2017 
  • Merit Scholarship, 2009 - 2012

KAUST Affiliations

  • Visual Computing Center (VCC)
  • Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences & Engineering (CEMSE)