Hormoz Shahrzad

Hormoz Shahrzad

Senior Director of Evolutionary AI

Bio

Hormoz is Senior Director of Evolutionary AI at Cognizant. He’s a practicing evolutionary computation scientist with a passion for developing theories and techniques to be applied to real-world problem domains.

Prior to Cognizant, he was the Principal Scientist at Sentient Technologies, where he had a major role in the design and implementation of the powerful LEAF and EC-Star distributed evolutionary platforms. Hormoz is an inventor and published computer scientist with more than 25 years of artificial intelligence, evolutionary computation, machine learning, time series predictive modelling and artificial life problem-solving modeling experience.

He holds a Bachelor of Science in computer science and more than a dozen granted U.S. and international patents in different aspects of evolutionary computation and artificial life. Hormoz has presented many papers at major evolutionary computation and artificial life conferences worldwide.

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