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Welcome to Qatar Computing Research Institute
A member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) conducts world-class, multidisciplinary computing research that is relevant to the needs of Qatar, the wider Arab region, and the world.
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Patently Excellent
Supporting innovation which promotes Qatar’s core priorities is key to creating a knowledge-based multicultural society that will benefit the entire Arab region.
maincarousel-video3.png QCRI enters strategic research collaboration with MIT
QCRI and the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) announced a strategic collaboration agreement as part of a new seven-year joint research program initiative.
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Social Computing
In Social Computing research we are interested in understanding various social phenomena through the analysis of social media, and in using social media data to fuel time-critical applications.
Data Analytics
As data become the main asset in modern applications, data analytics is a core computing challenge that enables this valuable asset in guiding decision-making, enabling new applications, and increasing productivity of current major economic and scientific sectors.
Arabic Language Technologies
QCRI is dedicated to promoting the Arabic language in the information age by conducting world-class research in all aspects of Arabic language technologies.
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QCRI and Boeing join hands
QCRI embarks on a new project with The Boeing Company on aerospace systems research

In the Media

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Dr. Ashraf Aboulnaga named Distinguished Scientist by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)


Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE AR-SA MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) is the world's leading scientific and educational association for computing ...

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QCRI's AIDR (Artificial Intelligence for Disaster Response), has been awarded the Grand Prize for the 2015 Open Source Software System Challenge


QCRI’s humanitarian technology, AIDR (Artificial Intelligence for Disaster Response), has been awarded the Grand Prize for the 2015 Open Source Software System Challenge! Congrats to the entire team ...

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QCRI Launches Custom Braille Keyboard for the Visually Impaired


The Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), one of Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU) three specialized national research institutes, has developed a custom keyboard for iOS that enables ...

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Upcoming Events


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Using Maps to Change the World

Download ICS File 29/11/2015 , Qatar Red Crescent Headquarters, 1st floor, Al Salata (Doha) (Parking is near the old Movenpick Hotel)

Maps connect us, help us navigate and tell stories about our communities, our world. CrisisMapping is a growing global space with humanitarians and technical communities joining to use maps for ...

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Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference 2016 (ARC'16)

Download ICS File 22/03/2016  - 23/03/2016 ,

The Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference 2016 (ARC’16) will be held on 22nd and 23rd March,2016 at the Qatar National Convention Center. The conference aims to advance Qatar’s ambitious ...

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Past Events


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Django Girls Workshop for Women

Download ICS File 21/11/2015 , Tornado Tower, 5th Floor - Events Hall

If you are a female and you want to learn how to make websites, we have good news for you! We are holding a one-day workshop for beginners! It will take place on 21st of November in Doha . We believe...

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News Releases

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Qatar Computing Research Institute Welcomes New Batch of Students to Summer Internship Programme


Hands-On Programme Offers Undergraduate Students An Opportunity To Conduct Research And Gain Real-World Experience Doha, Qatar, 02 June 2015 - Enjoying its fourth consecutive year of success, the ...

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Dr Farnam Jahanian joins Qatar Computing Research Institute's Scientific Advisory Committee


The Provost of Carnegie Mellon University Brings A Wealth Of Knowledge And Expertise To Qatar Foundation-Based Research Institute

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Qatar Computing Research Institute Boosts Nepal Earthquake Relief Efforts with High-Tech Digital Initiatives


Doha, Qatar, May 25 2015: Emergency responders are still dealing with the fallout of Nepal’s two devastating earthquakes and using advanced technology and platforms, some of which have been developed...

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