Hire the Best AI Engineers Near Melbourne

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Ren Xingyu

Freelance AI Engineer
SingaporeToptal Member Since November 26, 2021

Xingyu is a data science and data analytics enthusiast with over six years of hands-on experience implementing end-to-end data solutions, namely targeted marketing solutions, recommender systems, and user profiling. He has proposed and implemented optimization and machine learning algorithms for various practical problems in an eCommerce context. Xingyu also has experience as a data science analyst with Pyspark and SQL.

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Peiyao Li

Freelance AI Engineer
ChinaToptal Member Since July 30, 2022

Peiyao has more than a decade of experience in data science as a project manager, data engineer, and machine learning engineer. He holds a master's degree in electrical engineering, and his strengths include Python and PostgreSQL. In the past years, he has served for top hospital and biotech companies in the US and China. Peiyao's interdisciplinary background makes him a leading candidate in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industry and associated domains.

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Hasan Ali

Freelance AI Engineer
AustraliaToptal Member Since May 17, 2021

With over six years of experience spanning big data, data analytics, machine learning, and MLOps, Hasan has worked with a diverse range of companies, from Fortune 500 corporations to nimble startups. He believes in the philosophy of 3H—honesty, humility, and helpfulness. He loves sharing knowledge via boot camps and speaker events. He is currently building LLMs and GenAI products.

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Leonardo dos Santos Pinheiro

Freelance AI Engineer
AustraliaToptal Member Since July 4, 2019

Leonardo is a machine learning engineer with 10 years of industry experience across the government, energy markets, finance, healthcare, and consulting. Leonardo is well versed in work with analytics, data engineering, and machine learning, specializing in the development and deployment of AI systems for computer vision, NLP, and recommender systems.

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Naoki Shibuya

Freelance AI Engineer
JapanToptal Member Since March 12, 2021

Naoki is a senior machine learning engineer with experience in PyTorch. He is passionate about deep learning training, and he worked on model quantization and neural architecture search for vision models. Naoki is also an experienced C++ programmer who has worked on real-time algorithmic trading systems.

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Kobiljon Toshnazarov

Freelance AI Engineer
South KoreaToptal Member Since May 5, 2022

Kobiljon is an engineering professional known for his exceptional critical thinking and problem-solving abilities and resilience in managing multiple projects. With over six years of R&D experience, coupled with a PhD candidacy, he specializes in steering projects from abstract ideas to final deployments. With a robust set of soft and hard skills, Kobiljon ensures the smooth and efficient completion of projects.

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Ibrahim Mahmoud Ahmed, Ph.D.

Freelance AI Engineer
AustraliaToptal Member Since April 22, 2019

Ibrahim is a veteran data scientist and software developer with a passion for deep learning and extensive experience in statistics and time series. Ibrahim is interested in helping businesses take full advantage of their data and take data-driven actions. His principle is to observe, model, and corroborate, disrupting the status quo with artificial intelligence.

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Darin Erat Sleiter

Freelance AI Engineer
BrazilToptal Member Since October 11, 2016

Darin is a data scientist and engineer with a PhD in physics from Stanford. He's passionate about data and machine learning and has worked on data science projects across numerous industries and applications. Darin's co-founded an AI company and led a team of data scientists to build a product which uses machine learning and optimization techniques to reduce energy consumption in data centers. He's eagerly waiting for quantum computers.

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Michael McKenna

Freelance AI Engineer
United StatesToptal Member Since July 16, 2019

Michael is a data scientist and machine learning engineer. Most recently, he led CVS’s COVID-19 vaccine demand forecasting, liaising closely with the White House and the CDC as part of Operation Warp Speed. He spends his spare time working on AI ethics problems and is an advocate and mentor for queer AI developers. An experienced leader, Michael has overseen teams of data scientists on health, workforce, and industrial projects.

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Gleidson Nascimento

Freelance AI Engineer
New ZealandToptal Member Since January 10, 2019

Gleidson is a highly experienced engineer with solid infrastructure automation architecture, design, development, and orchestration skills. Over the past 20 years, he has been responsible for automating large and complex environments, configuring hardware/network elements, continuously deploying code, and securing/hardening companies. Gleidson also has proven team leadership skills, including supervising, training, and mentoring teams.

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William Whitty

Freelance AI Engineer
PhilippinesToptal Member Since October 19, 2020

William is an experienced software architect and full-stack engineer. He strongly focuses on revitalizing systems, crafting game development architectures, and shaping robust API structures, bringing a wealth of expertise to his clients' teams. William's background includes valuable research work, making him well-equipped to drive innovation and skill into various projects.

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Within days, we'll introduce you to the right AI engineer for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
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