Hi, I am Abdus Salam Azad, a final year Ph.D. student at UC Berkeley (expected graduation December 2024). I am fortunate enough to be advised by Prof. Ion Stoica. I also collaborate with Prof. Pieter Abbeel from UC Berkeley and Izzeddin Gür & Aleksandra Faust from Google Brain. My research is funded by Google. Inc. & BAIR Commons Research initiative.  

My research interest lies broadly in Reinforcement Learning: Representation Learning for Curriculum Learning, Environment Generation for RL, and LLM based RL agents

Previously, I have also worked on Genetic Algorithms to solve complex real-world Combinatorial Optimization problems. I completed my Bachelor of Science in July 2014 and Masters of Science in January 2017 from CSE, BUET.   You can find my resume here (updated December 2021).

Thanks for visiting my site. Have a good day. 

Selected Publications (C: conference / J: journal / P: preprint *: equal contributions)

[P] CLUTR: Curriculum Learning via Unsupervised Task Representation Learning [arxiv]

[C] Programmatic Modeling and Generation of Real-time Strategic Soccer Environments for Reinforcement Learning [preprint]

[J] A Heuristic Initialized Stochastic Memetic Algorithm for MDPVRP With Interdependent Depot Operations [pdf]