Tornike Onoprishvili, Developer in Tbilisi, Georgia
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Tornike Onoprishvili

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Data Scientist and Developer

Tbilisi, Georgia
Toptal Member Since
October 1, 2021

Tornike is a data scientist with a solid academic and mathematical background. He specializes in Python TensorFlow 2.0, currently learning reinforcement learning, and is planning to contribute to this field in the near future. Tornike is also regularly busy mentoring aspiring data scientists on their path to greatness.


Python, Jupyter Notebook, TensorFlow, Scikit-learn
ACT - Analysis and Consulting Team
Python, Pandas, SQL, Scikit-learn, XGBoost
Orient Logic
Python, KNIME, Matplotlib, Presentations, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel...




Preferred Environment

Jupyter Notebook, Python, TensorFlow, Pandas, Scikit-learn, Google Cloud ML, SQL, Machine Learning, Data Science

The most amazing...

...achievement was winning second place in Tox21 challenge by intelligent feature engineering techniques.

Work Experience

Data Scientist

2021 - PRESENT
  • Designed a deep learning architecture for fully-automatic bio-assay toxicity prediction based on Mol2vec (Jaeger et al., 2018) preprocessing and achieved the best single-model test performance on the Tox21 sub-dataset.
  • Created a trading analytics pipeline for automatic gathering, sorting, and combining various trading algorithms with Python.
  • Implemented and deployed an artistic style transfer network for the stylization of everyday images.
  • Designed and implemented a Python scheduled data delivery script for automatic data gathering and snapshotting.
  • Created an AI-based VR application for predicting user stress levels based on the pupil diameter for Pico Neo 2.
Technologies: Python, Jupyter Notebook, TensorFlow, Scikit-learn

Mid-senior Data Scientist

2020 - 2021
ACT - Analysis and Consulting Team
  • Created a collaborative filtering solution for automatic recommendations based on customer transaction data of a local pharmaceutical company.
  • Developed a data pipeline for cleaning, aggregation, and automatic reporting for a hospital transactional database.
  • Oversaw communications with the data engineering team and delivered reports based on the data insights.
Technologies: Python, Pandas, SQL, Scikit-learn, XGBoost

Junior Data Scientist

2018 - 2020
Orient Logic
  • Developed a transaction fraud detection system for a local bank with a modified IsoForest-based anomaly detection algorithm, using Scikit-learn.
  • Built an experimental Georgian-native banking assistant chatbot using IBM Watson and Flask. Flask server used NLP to normalize Georgian input using a Google API prior to sending requests to IBM Watson.
  • Worked on and presented promising AI technologies and libraries to the leading managers in order to boost Orient Logic's business analytics capabilities.
Technologies: Python, KNIME, Matplotlib, Presentations, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, TensorFlow, Scikit-learn

Attentional Style Transfer

Implemented a style transfer paper (Dae Park and Kwang Hee Lee, 2019) using PyTorch, TensorFlow, and TensorFlow.js into a fully serverless web application that can be viewed as a GitHub Pages app. This challenging transition between PyTorch, ONNX, and TensorFlow.js gave me a unique understanding of inter-framework relationships and ML model deployment considerations.

Tox21 Challenge
The Tox21 challenges data scientists around the world to predict chemical interactions with biological pathways. I developed a statistical model—ensemble (RF, GBM, and DT) and tuned the model via Bayesian optimization to address a specific sub-task in this challenge. With 50+ teams competing to build the best predictor, my model was second due to my hand-crafted innovative feature engineering techniques.

Automatic Trading Portfolio Construtor

A Python-based app for gathering the unique trading algorithms in a group for automatic portfolio creation. For over a month, I collaborated with a non-technical client to implement, experiment with, and release an end-to-end Python Pandas pipeline to process large streams of trading data into a diverse trading portfolio.
2015 - 2019

Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics and Computer Science

Free University of Tbilisi - Tbilisi, Georgia



Educational Testing Service


TensorFlow, Keras, Pandas, Scikit-learn, XGBoost, Matplotlib


Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Open Neural Network Exchange (ONNX)


Data Science


Python, SQL


Jupyter Notebook, KNIME


Google Cloud


English, Machine Learning, Mathematics, Google Cloud ML, Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Software Development, Statistics, Statistical Analysis, Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN), Cloud Computing, Big Data, Forex Trading, Stock Market, Presentations, Machine Learning Operations (MLOps), Generative Pre-trained Transformers (GPT)

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