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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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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Cyber security experts advise caution after attacks

16/05/2017

Cyber security experts in Qatar and the region have advised caution and not to access any emails or other information from unknown sources, following the recent wave of cyber attacks across the world...

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Upcoming Events

Past Events

2017

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QCRI to conduct first summer computing camps for kids

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

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

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QCRI’s Creative Space holds Open House event for kids

Download ICS File 20/05/2017 ,

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

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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News Releases

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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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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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MIT-CSAIL's Patrick Winston: 'AI is not a threat'

05/03/2017

Artificial intelligence expert tells Qatar audience that humans should not consider AI to be a major threat to their existence but should use it to enhance it.

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