Lolwa Al Maadid

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Software Engineer
Distributed Systems
+(974) 4454 0626

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Since the Startup of Qatar Computing Research Institute with great aims, Lolwa believed that QCRI will have a great value to the community and to the whole world.

Research Focus at QCRI

Working in several computing positions in the government of Qatar, Lolwa thinks that cloud computing can save countries time and money in a more efficient way. A cloud for Qatar is not an option, it is a must have. From that point, Lolwa’s current research focus is on Cloud computing.

Previous Experience

Before QCRI, Lolwa worked for six years in software development at several government institutes. Lolwa Worked at Qatar University starting as a programmer then as a consultant from 2004 until 2008 when she started working as the Head of the IT unit at the National Human Rights Committee.

Professional Experience

  • National Human Rights Committee, Head of IT Unit, 2008 – 2010
  • Qatar University, Application Consultant, 2004 – 2008

Professional Associations and Awards

  • The original, first and sole inventor of ”REAL-TIME SOLAR OBSERVATIONS” further identified as U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 13/211,153 filed August 16, 2011
  • Certificate Of Appreciation from the President of Qatar University for the implementation of the Oracle E-Business Suite Project (2005-2006)

Education

  • MBA, Qatar University, 2007
  • BS in Computer Science, Qatar University, 2004

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In the Media

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Computer vision research aims to identify overweight people from social media face photos

16/03/2017

Researchers from MIT and the Qatar Computing Research Institute have developed a novel new facility in the current rush of interest towards computer vision – an algorithm that can identify overweight...

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Algorithm can create a bridge between Clinton and Trump supporters

20/02/2017

A growing number of people have expressed their concern about high levels of polarization in society. For instance, the World Economic Forum's report on global risks lists the increasing societal ...

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The hero big data needs? Data Civilizer helps scientists conquer the clutter

29/01/2017

Big data is a big deal. With these huge data sets, analysts can gain unprecedented insight into the hidden patterns of fields like physics, healthcare, and finance. Collecting and analyzing this data...

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Upcoming Events

2017

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QCRI-MIT CSAIL Annual Research Project Review 2017

Download ICS File 27/03/2017 ,

The QCRI – MIT CSAIL Annual Research Project Review is open to the public on Monday, March 27, 2017, at the HBKU Research Complex Multipurpose Room. The annual meeting is a highlight of a ...

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Past Events

MLDAS 2017

(MLDAS 2017) Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium

Download ICS File 13/03/2017  - 14/03/2017 , Qatar National Convention Centre

Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium - MLDAS 2017 Building on the success of the three previous events , Boeing and QCRI will hold the Fourth Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium (...

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Women in Data Science

Download ICS File 03/02/2017 ,

Here's a great chance to learn about the latest data science-related research in multiple domains, as part of a global project. Qatar's WiDS event will be held here at the HBKU Research Complex on ...

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News Releases

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QCRI summer 2017 internship applications open

11/03/2017

The Qatar Computing Research Institute, part of Hamad bin Khalifa University, has announced that applications for its summer internship program have opened. The internships are being offered to ...

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Leading AI expert Patrick Winston to visit Qatar

05/03/2017

Patrick Winston, a Professor of Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, is to visit Qatar to ...

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Boeing Partners with QCRI for fourth annual Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium (MLDAS)

09/02/2017

The Boeing Company has announced that it will once again partner with the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), part of Hamad bin Khalifa University, to host the fourth annual Machine Learning ...

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