I am saif khan

Versatile software engineer skilled in mobile development, machine learning, and computer vision.

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  • school
    2019 - present

    Master of Computer Science

    Technische Universität Kaiserslautern (TUK)

    Kaiserslautern, Germany

    • - Intelligent Systems
    • - Visualization and Scientific Computing
  • apartment
    09/2018 - 02/2019

    Software Developer / Graphics Designer

    Active Institute of Science, Arts & Technology (AISAT)

    Multan, Pakistan

  • school
    2014 - 2018

    Bachelor of Software Engineering

    National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)

    Islamabad, Pakistan

    • 10/2016 - 04/2017
      NUST Entreprenuers Club (NEC)
      As manager app development, I led a team developing a campus-wide social networking system and successfully designed and delivered the first functional prototype.

    • 10/2016 - 02/2017
      NUST International Model United Nations (NIMUN) 2017
      As an IT team member in the student organising committee, I was responsible for developing the Android version of the event's official mobile app, as well as a mobile app for the security team.

    • 04/2016 - 05/2016
      Beijing Forum Islamabad 2016
      As a member of the student organising committee for Beijing Forum '16, a global conference whose first international chapter was hosted in Islamabad, I was responsible for developing the official mobile app for the event to be used by the attendees.

Featured Projects

Clipart of a programmer, as the main banner image for the portfolio.
Years Experience Android Development

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Achievements & Projects

  • The final project of my Bachelor degree, called Signature Verification was nominated for gold medal in our department.
  • Wrote an object-oriented binding for the OpenGL/GLUT in C++ language, called SmartGL, to easily create GUI apps on the Windows platform.
  • Multiple APIs and packages, written in Java, Kotlin and Python langauges, published on JCenter and PyPI.
  • Several well-performing games and applications published on Google Play Store
  • Won the first prize, along with my team, in a local hackathon NUST Pakathon 2015.
  • Successfully led a team to participate in LUMS PsiFi 2014.

Reading List

I occasionally like to read, and usually set myself a goal each year.

2020 Reading Challenge

2020 Reading Challenge
Saif has read 7 books toward his goal of 24 books.

I read some fiction, but my favorite topics are history, politics, and religion. My recent reads include:

Veronika Decides to Die
Kaya Palat [کایہ پلٹ]
Double White
Sabolate Aager [سابولیٹ آگر]
Why the Jews Rejected Jesus: The Turning Point in Western History
Always Know What to Say: Easy Ways to Approach and Talk to Anyone
No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference
Children of Jihad: A Young American's Travels Among the Youth of the Middle East
God: A Human History
Winter Came [With Fire and Blood]
Muhammad: A Prophet for Our Time
The Siege of Mecca: The Forgotten Uprising in Islam's Holiest Shrine and the Birth of al-Qaeda
A Brief History Of Time: From the Big Bang To Black Holes
Agencion ki Hakumat / ایجنسیوں کی حکومت
Sea Prayer [Hardcover] Khaled Hosseini
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
The Spy Chronicles: RAW, ISI and the Illusion of Peace
Suqrat / سقرات

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