Dr. Mohamed Elgharib

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Postdoctoral researcher
Distributed Systems

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QCRI provides an exciting unique opportunity to establish state of the art research in the middle east.

Research Focus at QCRI

 My current research interest include digital video processing, machine learning and multimedia systems. 

Previous Experience

 

Professional Experience

  •  Post-doc, 2012 – 2013, Boston University, MA, USA 

Professional Associations and Awards

  •  Gold medalist, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, 2008 

Education

  • PhD Electrical Engineering, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, 2011

 

Selected Research

  • Mohamed A. Elgharib, Francois Pitie, Anil Kokaram and Venkatesh Saligrama. User-Assisted Reflection Detection andFeature Point Tracking. In Proceedings of ACM European Conference on Visual Media Production (CVMP ’13), November 2013, London, UK
  • Mohamed A. Elgharib, Francois Pitie and Anil Kokaram. Blotch and Scratch Removal in Archived Film using a Semi-transparent Corruption Model and a Ground-truth Generation Technique. In Springer EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing, 2013:33.
  • Mohamed A. Ahmed, Francois Pitie and Anil Kokaram. Multiple Motion Estimation for Regions of Reflections through Layer Separation. In proceedings of IEEE European Conference on Visual Media Production (CVMP ’11), 2011, UK (Oral).
  • Mohamed A. Ahmed, Francois Pitie and Anil Kokaram. Reflection Detection in Image Sequences. In proceedings of IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR’11), June 2011, Colorado, USA. 
  • Mohamed A. Ahmed, Francois Pitie and Anil Kokaram. Extraction of Non-binary Blotch Mattes. In proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP ’09),November 2009, pages 2757-2760, Cairo, Egypt.

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CSAIL hosts annual meeting highlighting innovative collaboration with QCRI

10/10/2017

This year CSAIL celebrates five years of collaboration with the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), an esteemed research institute that’s part of Hamad Bin Khalifa University in Doha. This ...

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25/07/2017

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2017

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QCRI conducts first summer computing camps for kids

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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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