Mahmoud Azab

Research Associate, Computer Science

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

P.O.Box 24866, Doha, Qatar

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cellular: +974 66329986

About Me

I am a research associate at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar. I am a member of the Natural Language Processing Lab . I work with Professor Oflazer and I also collaborate with Dr. Mohit and Dr. Bouamor.

I received my Bachelor's Degree from Computer Engineering Department at Faculty of Engineering at Cairo University in May 2011.

My main research interest includes machine learning, natural language processing, and big data analytics

Recent News & Events

  • November 24: I presented an extended abstract at Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference 2013 in Doha, Qatar
  • October 16: I demonstrated SmartReader at IJCNLP 2013 in Nagoya, Japan
  • September 12: I presented SmartReader's paper in RANLP 2013 in Hissar Bulgaria

Recent Projects

  • Wiki TEA - Wikipedia Translation English to Arabic

  • SmartReader

  • SIA - Text visualization and summarization tool (Graduation Project)


Professional Experience

  • Research Associate, Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar , Doha, Qatar April, 2012 till present

  • Software Developer (Intern) Mentor Graphics , August, Cairo, Egypt, 2011 till February, 2012

  • Software Developer (Intern) Cassidian (an EADS company), Ulm, Germany, August, 2010 till October, 2010

  • Software Developer (Intern) IBM , Cairo, Egypt, June, 2010 till August, 2010

  • Software Developer, Creative Advertising Thinking, Cairo, Egypt, July, 2009 till October, 2009

Non Academic Interests

  • Reading

    I mostly enjoy reading about politics, history, and novels.
  • Traveling

    Countries I have visited or lived in so far: Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, and United States.
  • Listening to Music

    Omar Khairat, Um Kalthoum, and Fayrouz

Last modified: Monday Nov 23, 2013