Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) is a national research institute, established in 2010 by Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, a private, non-profit organization that is supporting Qatar’s transformation from carbon economy to knowledge economy. Qatar has made a commitment to be a leading center for research and development excellence and innovation, largely driven by Qatar Foundation's Research and Development enterprise.
QCRI supports Qatar Foundation’s mission by helping to build Qatar’s innovation and technology capacity. It is focused on tackling large-scale computing challenges that address national priorities for growth and development.
In doing this, QCRI conducts world-class multidisciplinary computing research that is relevant to the needs of Qatar, the wider Arab region, and the world. We perform cutting-edge research in such areas as Arabic language technologies, social computing, data analytics, distributed systems, cyber security and computational science and engineering.
The research we conduct at QCRI is aligned with the Qatar National Research Strategy, and supports the strategic priorities outlined in Qatar National Vision 2030.
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QCRI and Boeing are organizers of the first annual Machine Learning and Data Analytics Symposium. Submissions are due January 24, 2014.
QCRI's Dr. Halima Bensmail, Computational Science and Engineering, will be a keynote speaker at this event.
The Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference (ARC ’13) will bring together distinguished researchers and experts to discuss the growing dependence on computing and networking technologies by the world’s economies, and the unprecedented security concerns and risk this has to a nation’s cyber infrastructure. For the first time at the annual conference, organised by Qatar Foundation Research and Development (QF R&D), cyber security as a large-scale research challenge will be addressed in-depth through discussions and debates on risks, emerging threats and opportunities.
In an effort to make Arabic more accessible to those unfamiliar with the language, Qatar Foundation International (QFI) and Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) recently launched Madar Al-Huruf ...
Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) commemorated the end of a successful 2013 summer internship programme on Wednesday with a closing ceremony and speech from guest speaker Dr. Tarek El Fouly, from the College of Engineering at Qatar University.