Dr. Hamed Haddadi

Hamed Haddadi 
Social Computing

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The exciting, novel, and interdisciplinary research makes QCRI a wonderful place for making a real impact to the field

Research Focus at QCRI

At QCRI, Hamed works on large scale privacy-preserving market analysis and surveys, healthcare monitoring, and Human-Data Interaction. His approach uses networked systems, machine learning, and large scale data mining.

Previous Experience

Hamed was an Assistant Professor in Digital Media at EECS School in Queen Mary University of London. He was also a postdoctoral researcher at Max Planck Institute for Software Systems in Germany and a postdoctoral research fellow at the Department of Pharmacology, University of Cambridge and The Royal Veterinary College, University of London. Additionally, Hamed has spent time working and collaborating with Intel Research, Microsoft Research, AT&T Research, Telefonica, and Sony Europe. He studied for his BEng/MSc/PhD at University College London and the University of Cambridge. He is currently serving as the Information Services Director for the ACM SIGCOMM Executive Committee.

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In the Media

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Improving disaster response efforts through data


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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Your sloppy bitcoin drug deals will haunt you for years


Perhaps you bought some illegal narcotics on the Silk Road half a decade ago, back when that digital black market for every contraband imaginable was still online and bustling. You might already ...

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Entrevista con Luis Fernández Luque, cofundador de Salumedia e investigador del Qatar Computing Research Institute


Si quiere buscar un ejemplo de ciudadano del mundo, de los que al cabo del año vive y trabaja desde numerosos países, y a través de internet, esté donde esté, desarrolla en remoto actividades para ...

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Upcoming Events


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QCRI Summer Internship Program

Download ICS File 06/05/2018  - 05/07/2018 , Hamad Bin Khalifa Research Complex

Each year, Qatar Computing Research Institute organizes a summer internship program for undergraduate students studying computer science, computer engineering and other disciplines. The internship is unpaid, and QCRI does not provide any visa support.

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Past Events


(MLDAS 2018) Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium

Download ICS File 12/03/2018  - 13/03/2018 ,

Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium - MLDAS 2018 Building on the success of the three previous events , Boeing and QCRI will hold the fifth Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium (...

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QCRI's Creative Space to hold free app inventor workshop

Download ICS File 01/02/2018 ,

QCRI is to offer an introduction to mobile app development workshop for boys and girls aged 13-16. Students will learn the basics of mobile app development using the App Inventor platform. The ...

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News Releases

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QCRI signs three-year MoU with the Berlin Big Data Center


MoU will promote collaboration via an exchange of research, academic materials, faculty and research scholars.

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Hundreds attend QCRI's first Creative Space Fair


Attendance at inaugural event shows 'buoyant interest' in computing in Qatar.

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Boeing partners with QCRI to host fifth annual MLDAS


The Boeing Company and Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) will host the fifth annual Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium (MLDAS) in Qatar. This year’s event will be held at the Qatar...

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