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Welcome to Qatar Computing Research Institute
A member of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF), Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) conducts world-class, multidisciplinary computing research that is relevant to the needs of Qatar, the wider Arab region, and the world.
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Patently Excellent
Supporting innovation which promotes Qatar’s core priorities is key to creating a knowledge-based multicultural society that will benefit the entire Arab region.
maincarousel-video3.png QCRI enters strategic research collaboration with MIT
QCRI and the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) announced a strategic collaboration agreement as part of a new seven-year joint research program initiative.
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Social Computing
In Social Computing research we are interested in understanding various social phenomena through the analysis of social media, and in using social media data to fuel time-critical applications.
Data Analytics
As data become the main asset in modern applications, data analytics is a core computing challenge that enables this valuable asset in guiding decision-making, enabling new applications, and increasing productivity of current major economic and scientific sectors.
Arabic Language Technologies
QCRI is dedicated to promoting the Arabic language in the information age by conducting world-class research in all aspects of Arabic language technologies.
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QCRI and Boeing join hands
QCRI embarks on a new project with The Boeing Company on aerospace systems research

In the Media

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BBC Collaboration to Build Multilingual Media Monitoring System


BBC News Labs and R&D  are partnering up with the University of Edinburgh, UCL, Deutsche Welle and others to build an automated media monitoring tool. We want to build an automated system that will ...

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High Standards and Ambitions in an Ever Changing World


Dr Ashraf Aboulnaga, Research Director, Distributed Systems, Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) speaks about pushing the boundaries of advanced computing research, and contributing to the ...

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GCC Government Social Media Summit 2015


GCC Government Social Media Summit 2015 comes to a close by shedding light on global best practises for social media use in government Today marks the close of two successful days at the 4th GCC ...

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Upcoming Events



The 2015 Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC)

Download ICS File 14/10/2015  - 16/10/2015 ,

The 2015 Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC), the world’s largest technical conference for women in computing will take place at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas on October 14-16 ...

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Digital Revolutions: New Information Technology Tools in 21st Century Politics

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What effects do communication technology tools have on shaping political events and processes? Big data and mapping technologies helped to shape the international and domestic political responses to ...

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RSA Conference 2015

Download ICS File 04/11/2015  - 05/11/2015 , Emirates Palace Hotel - Abu Dhabi

Qatar Computing Research Institute is among leading information security experts set to gather to address regional cybersecurity issues and trends.

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News Releases

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Qatar Computing Research Institute Welcomes New Batch of Students to Summer Internship Programme


Hands-On Programme Offers Undergraduate Students An Opportunity To Conduct Research And Gain Real-World Experience Doha, Qatar, 02 June 2015 - Enjoying its fourth consecutive year of success, the ...

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Dr Farnam Jahanian joins Qatar Computing Research Institute's Scientific Advisory Committee


The Provost of Carnegie Mellon University Brings A Wealth Of Knowledge And Expertise To Qatar Foundation-Based Research Institute

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Qatar Computing Research Institute Boosts Nepal Earthquake Relief Efforts with High-Tech Digital Initiatives


Doha, Qatar, May 25 2015: Emergency responders are still dealing with the fallout of Nepal’s two devastating earthquakes and using advanced technology and platforms, some of which have been developed...

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