Dr. Mohamed Elgharib

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Scientist
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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QCRI team wins SUMMA BBC #NewsHack 'Best Audience Experience' prize

13/12/2017

Congratulations to Ahmed Ali, Yifan Zhang and Fahim Dalvi for winning the prize of the “Best Audience Experience” category at the news hack hosted by SUMMA and BBC in London on 21-22 November with ...

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Reading a neural network’s mind

12/12/2017

Neural networks, which learn to perform computational tasks by analyzing huge sets of training data, have been responsible for the most impressive recent advances in artificial intelligence, ...

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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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Upcoming Events

2017

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QCRI's Creative Space launches free after-school computing courses for teenagers

Download ICS File 01/11/2017  - 20/12/2018 ,

We offer an App Inventor Course in Arabic for students aged 13-15 and an Arduino Programming Course in English for students aged 14-18. Courses are free. Please register quickly as places are limited.

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Past Events

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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

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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News Releases

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Research by QCRI's Jim Jansen among most influential of decade: top journals

13/12/2017

QCRI Social Computing group's principal scientist achieves rare honor.

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#Halal now a lifestyle definition on Instagram

29/11/2017

The word “halal” is no longer being defined only in a religious context but is becoming a lifestyle term associated with health and fashion around the globe, a new study of Instagram posts led by ...

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QCRI’s Mohamed Mokbel named Distinguished Scientist by world’s largest computing society ACM

21/11/2017

Chief scientist among only 43 scientists globally - and the only one from the Middle East - to be selected for the honor in 2017.

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