Amir-Hossein Shahidzadeh

Amir-Hossein Shahidzadeh

PhD Student

Perception and Robotics Group - UMD

I am Amir-Hossein, a Computer Science PhD student at the University of Maryland. I work with Perception and Robotics Group under supervision of Prof. Yiannis Aloimonos and Dr. Cornelia Fermüller.

My research focus is at the intersection of Computer Vision, Reinforcement Learning and Robotics which includes (1) perception for robotics, (2) state estimation and control, (3) sim2real transfer.

  • Tactile Sensing
  • Visual Representation for Robotics
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • PhD in Computer Science, Spring 2022 - Present

    University of Maryland College-Park

  • BSc in Computer Engineering, 2016 - 2020

    Sharif University of Technology


VITA - École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Research Intern
July 2021 – October 2021
Robust and Interpretable Machine Learning Lab
Research Assistant
April 2019 – August 2021
AI Team Lead
May 2019 – August 2020


Medical Slide Scanner
One of our patents about medical lamel scanning and cancerous cell diagnosis
Transfer Learning in RL
My BSc thesis under the supervision of Prof. Rabiee on Applications of Transfer Learning in Reinforcement Learning.


  • Room 4112, Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Engineering, 8125 Paint Branch Dr, College Park, MD 20742