Negar completed her Master’s in Electrical Engineering at the University of Tehran, where she focused on design and control of intelligent agents and their applications to smart grid and building energy management systems. She has always been interested in designing, building, and deploying machine learning solutions to derive intelligence from data and use it to empirically solve real-world problems. Negar is an avid swimmer, both indoors and outdoors. Like many Persians, she appreciates tasty foods from all around the world, and she likes cooking new recipes too. Negar also enjoys listening to music; piano and percussion instruments are her favourite.