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

2019

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“The Future of Higher Education in the Age of Technological Disruption” by CMU President Dr. Farnam Jahanian

Download ICS File 24/03/2019 ,

Dr. Farnam Jahanian, the President of Carnegie Mellon University, will deliver a public lecture, “The Future of Higher Education in the Age of Technological Disruption” at CMU’s Qatar campus on Sunday, March 24.

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QCRI - MIT CSAIL 2019 Annual Project Review

Download ICS File 25/03/2019 ,

Executive Overview Sessions Open to publi Date: March 25, 2019 Time: 10:15AM - 5:15PM Venue: Hamad Bin Khalia Reseach Complex Multipurpose Room To view agenda, please click here . To RSVP to this ...

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"Learning to See" Public talk by Professor Antonio Torralba (MIT-CSAIL)

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Visit by Antonio Torralba, who teaches machines to automate tasks that a human visual system can accomplish, is part of annual spring research update between QCRI and MIT-CSAIL.

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News Releases

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QCRI and iMMAP announce Memorandum of Understanding

03/03/2019

Pact aims to apply data analysis and artificial intelligence techniques to solve humanitarian problems.

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UNDP partners with QCRI to use AI for social good

11/02/2019

Qatar forum on leveraging AI to solve humanitarian problems fills to capacity.

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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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