Dr. Hamed Haddadi

Hamed Haddadi 
Scientist
Social Computing

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The exciting, novel, and interdisciplinary research makes QCRI a wonderful place for making a real impact to the field

Research Focus at QCRI

At QCRI, Hamed works on large scale privacy-preserving market analysis and surveys, healthcare monitoring, and Human-Data Interaction. His approach uses networked systems, machine learning, and large scale data mining.

Previous Experience

Hamed was an Assistant Professor in Digital Media at EECS School in Queen Mary University of London. He was also a postdoctoral researcher at Max Planck Institute for Software Systems in Germany and a postdoctoral research fellow at the Department of Pharmacology, University of Cambridge and The Royal Veterinary College, University of London. Additionally, Hamed has spent time working and collaborating with Intel Research, Microsoft Research, AT&T Research, Telefonica, and Sony Europe. He studied for his BEng/MSc/PhD at University College London and the University of Cambridge. He is currently serving as the Information Services Director for the ACM SIGCOMM Executive Committee.

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Study: On Twitter, you're better off fact-checking your crazy uncle than a complete stranger

12/09/2017

A new study has found what many of us have always thought to be true: We are more likely to accept correction from people we know than strangers. The  study , conducted by researchers at Cornell, ...

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Artificial intelligence suggests recipes based on food photos

25/07/2017

There are few things social media users love more than flooding their feeds with photos of food. Yet we seldom use these images for much more than a quick scroll on our cellphones. Researchers from ...

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How did Donald Trump win? WikiLeaks, Twitter helped president beat Hillary Clinton, study shows

16/07/2017

A signature catchphrase, a heavy push for jobs,  his son-in-law’s digital operation  and a blowhard, braggadocios style of speech ultimately handed President Donald Trump the White House on Election ...

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2017

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QCRI conducts first summer computing camps for kids

Download ICS File 16/07/2017  - 27/07/2017 ,

Children and teenagers have been given a rare chance to develop their computing skills with world-class computing scientists at the first summer computing camp conducted by the Qatar Computing ...

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QCRI’s Creative Space holds Open House event for kids

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The Qatar Computing Research Institute’s new Creative Space, which conducts fun activities to teach children computing skills, has successfully held its first Open House event. About 100 children ...

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QCRI-MIT CSAIL Annual Research Project Review 2017

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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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QCRI's Ingmar Weber wins UN award for joint gender equality research

21/09/2017

Joint research undertaken by Dr. Ingmar Weber of Qatar Computing Research Institute, part of Hamad Bin Khalifa University, along with scientists from Oxford and Princeton universities, has won a ...

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Qatar girls embrace technology to tackle obesity

11/09/2017

Mothers are also more likely to use social media to learn about a healthy lifestyle than fathers, new study finds.

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QCRI’s summer internship program kicks off

07/05/2017

The Qatar Computing Research Institute’s 2017 summer internship program is underway. This year’s program involves computer science and computer engineering students from Carnegie Mellon University, ...

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