About QCRI

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 summer internship program puts students on the front line of research

20/10/2014

STUDENTS have been given a new perspective on the world of research through an internship opportunity with a hands-on approach to developing their computing skills. A closing ceremony to mark the end...

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Qatar Foundation's Annual Research Conference'14 (ARC'14) Leads 'Youth, Knowledge Society, and The Arab World' Research Agenda

20/10/2014

Qatar Foundation Announces ARC’ 14 Agenda On Youth Development Doha, 19 October, 2014: Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development’s Research and Development (QF R&D) has ...

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Qatar Foundation’s Annual Research Conference’14 (ARC’14) Leads Voice on Energy and Water Security National Grand Challenges

14/10/2014

Doha, Qatar: 14th October, 2014: Qatar Foundation’s Annual Research Conference (ARC), held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education,...

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Upcoming Events

2014

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31st IASP World Conference

Download ICS File 19/10/2014 - 22/10/2014, Qatar National Convention Centre, Doha, Qatar

The annual conference of the International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation (IASP) is hosted by Qatar Science & Technology Park.

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EMNLP 2014: Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing

Download ICS File 25/10/2014 - 29/10/2014, Renaissance Hotel, Doha, Qatar

QCRI is the local host for EMNLP 2014. EMNLP is organized by SIGDAT, the Association for Computational Linguistics special interest group for linguistic data and corpus-based approaches to natural language processing.

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2014 World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE)

Download ICS File 04/11/2014 - 06/11/2014, Qatar National Convention Center, Doha, Qatar

The 2014 World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) will convene November 4-6, in Doha, Qatar,under the theme “Imagine – Create – Learn: Creativity at the Heart of Education”.

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Press Releases

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To Make Your Mark in Computer Science Visit the QCRI Summer Internship Programme Open House

03/04/2014

Qatar Computing Research Institute to host student information session showcasing unique summer internship opportunities

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QCRI Organises Talk by the Inventor of the World Wide Web

17/03/2014

Doha, Qatar, 17 March 2014:  Just a quarter of a century since the birth of the World Wide Web, Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) has invited its inventor, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, to deliver a ...

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World’s Top Machine Learning and Data Analytics Experts Come to Qatar

02/03/2014

Joint Boeing and QCRI research symposium to highlight new approaches to valuable data extraction

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