Summer intern posters

QCRI commemorated the end of a successful 2013 summer internship program with a closing ceremony and best research awards.  The intensive eight-week program welcomed 22 students from universities in Qatar and the region.  The winners of the best research are:

First place:  Optical Character Recognition of Historical Arabic Text, by Fathima Mona Thowfeek (Qatar University) and Sayed ALi Hashim Moosavi (Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar).   Mentor:  Dr. Stephan Vogel

Second place:  Socio-Graphic Map of Doha, by Hu Humaira Tasnim MD Abdurrashid and Abhay Valyavettil (Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar).  Mentor:  Dr. Ingmar Weber

Third place:  Multi-User Backend for Meeting Translation Project, by Fahim Imaduddin Dalvi (Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar).  Mentor:  Dr. Francisco Herrera Guzman

, Al-Nasr tower, Doha, Qatar.