Lolwa Al Maadid

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Software Engineer
Data Analytics
+(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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Can AI Put An End To Fake News? Don't Be So Sure

07/10/2018

Fake news was the Collin’s word of the year for 2017 with good reason. In a year where politics-as-usual was torn apart at the seams, high-profile scandals rocked our faith in humanity and the ...

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MIT/QCRI system uses machine learning to build road maps

22/04/2018

Map apps may have changed our world, but they still haven’t mapped all of it yet. Specifically, mapping roads can be difficult and tedious: even after taking aerial images, companies still have to ...

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Improving disaster response efforts through data

08/02/2018

Extreme weather events put the most vulnerable communities at high risk. How can data analytics strengthen early warning systems and and support relief efforts for communities in need? The size and ...

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Upcoming Events

Past Events

2018

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QCRI Summer Internship Program

Download ICS File 06/05/2018  - 05/07/2018 , Hamad Bin Khalifa Research Complex

Each year, Qatar Computing Research Institute organizes a summer internship program for undergraduate students studying computer science, computer engineering and other disciplines. The internship is unpaid, and QCRI does not provide any visa support.

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Public Talk by Prof. Regina Barzilay "Artificial Intelligence for Oncology: Learning to Cure Cancer from Images and Text"

Download ICS File 27/03/2018 ,

Artificial Intelligence for Oncology: Learning to Cure Cancer from Images and Text A talk by Professor Regina Barzilay, MIT CSAIL Winner of 2017 MacArthur ‘genius grant’ At Education City Student ...

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QCRI & MIT-CSAIL Annual Project Review 2018

Download ICS File 27/03/2018 ,

Executive Overview Sessions Open to public Date:    Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Time:    9:00AM – 3:00PM Venue:  HBKU Research Complex Multipurpose Room To view full agenda, please click here . To RSVP, ...

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News Releases

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Renowned computing expert C. Mohan to bust blockchain myths in Qatar talk

22/01/2019

Well-known inventor of database recovery algorithms to deliver keynote at QCRI's first blockchain workshop.

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QCRI to offer kids’ computing activities at this year’s Darb Al Saai

03/12/2018

Tech fun and robotics computing activities will be available to children attending the annual family celebration from December 12 to 20.

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Global experts in artificial intelligence for transportation to visit Qatar for TASMU-QCAI workshop

18/11/2018

Urban computing experts from Europe, the US and Qatar are to discuss state-of-the-art advances in artificial intelligence for transportation with local stakeholders.

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