Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar will educate students who can successfully participate in and lead the fields of computing and information systems within industry, government, education, and research in Qatar, the Middle East, and the world. Our teaching will enable students to quickly master and apply new ideas, concepts, paradigms, and techniques in computing and information science to their job and their research. Top class research will provide an intellectually challenging environment where students are exposed to real problems and are part to their solution and where faculty can have a scientific and technological impact on Qatar, the region and the world.

Mission: Our mission in the Computer Science program at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar is to provide Computer Science education, research, and community service which is unequaled in the region; appropriate to the needs of Qatar; and consistent with the values, standards, and traditions of Carnegie Mellon University.

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Carnegie Mellon student launches movie theater app for Qatar - Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

The coolest way to find tonight's movie in Qatar. By the one and only, and our very own, Abubaker!

https://www.qatar.cmu.edu/news/movie-theater-app-for-qatar/

qatar.cmu.edu CMU-Q's Abubaker Omer has created Qatar Movies, a tool for film enthusiasts to find movie listings and timings and to share them with friends.

In the summer, the best office space in town.

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Computer science grad receives Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science award for research - Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

"The award was given for [Omar] Khattab’s senior thesis, [...] completed under the mentorship of Mohammad Hammoud, assistant professor [...] at CMU-Q. [...] The research project developed a novel framework that makes it easier and more efficient for information retrieval experts to develop and deploy scalable search engines."

https://www.qatar.cmu.edu/news/computer-science-grad-receives-carnegie-mellon-school-of-computer-science-award-for-research/

qatar.cmu.edu CMU-Q's Omar Khattab has been named the winner of the Alumni Award for Undergraduate Excellence in Computer Science by the CMU School of Computer Science.

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WHERE. IS. EVERYBODY.

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787 STUDENTS OF 70 NATIONALITIES FETED AT QF’S 12TH CONVOCATION

"The batch comprises 173 graduates from HBKU, 111 from Texas A&M University at Qatar, 68 from Northwestern University in Qatar, 84 from Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar, 49 from Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, 79 from Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar, 64 from Georgetown University in Qatar, 30 from University College London Qatar, and 129 graduates from HEC Paris in Qatar."

http://www.qatar-tribune.com/news-details/id/163322

qatar-tribune.com Ailyn Agonia DOHA THE Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani graced the 12th Annual Qatar Foundation Convocation held in Education City Ceremonial Court o...

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If you missed the video of the graduation ceremony, here it is. ---Congratulations, Class of 2019!

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CMU-Q opened doors to a career in research, says computer science grad Omar Khattab - Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

`“With the opportunities here at CMU, I was able to find challenging research beginning in my first year,” said Omar, who has been accepted into four of the top five computer science schools in the United States.'

Congratulations Omar!

https://www.qatar.cmu.edu/news/omar-khattab/

qatar.cmu.edu Graduating senior Omar Khattab says Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar has provided him with a unique experience that has opened doors to a career in research.

Senior Honors 2019

Senior Honors for Computer Science, as it happened...

One more shout out. This time to Hashim, Omar, Julian, and Shaden for their Senior Honors!

Congratulations to our own Omar Khattab for winning two Best Project awards tonight at the Meeting of the Minds!

Also congrats to Sameer, Julian, Zeina, Sabit, and Zakzok for their hard work this past year!

Meeting of the Minds also happening today: Come see what research our students did this year!

Omar and CS is on stage now!

College Honors Theses Presentations today! Don’t miss it!

This time around, graduating seniors, we are building it for you! Are you ready?

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Plenty of good food (for thought, too) last night at our farewell dinner in honor of our graduating seniors.

Congratulations to all and best wishes for the future!

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Time management tool for students wins top prize at Carnegie Mellon Hackathon - Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

Congrats to our own Sideeg, Ammar, Abdullah, and Shaden for their win!

"[Their] app [...] uses a smart sorting algorithm that manages and sorts tasks for busy students, and uses advanced machine learning to find and retrieve answers to questions using speech recognition."

Also congrats to Akhyar, Sameer, and Ishaq for their prizes!

https://www.qatar.cmu.edu/news/hackathon-2019/

qatar.cmu.edu CMU-Q Hackathon competition, with support from tech industry leader Siemens, delivers a weekend of high-tech creativity and innovation.

Marhaba Tartans: Info session for Computer Science

Join us at Marhaba Tartans for the information session on the Computer Science Program. Please feel free to post questions in the comments section below or by email to [email protected]. A selection will be conveyed to the faculty during the session.

Who's this professor? Answer and you can win an A in your next course with him!

(Haven't checked, but am sure he approves of this deal.)

There they are, ready to graduate! Can you spot the CS folks? Tag your favorite!

Food and Courses: It’s the Course Open House for the fall. Come serve yourself!

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CMU-Q students sweep men’s division of the Qatar University Math Championship - Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

Yet another distinction for our own Swapnendu and Kevin, this time in a math competition. Congratulations again, guys!

https://www.qatar.cmu.edu/news/qatar-university-math/

qatar.cmu.edu Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar students took the three top spots in the men’s division of the Qatar University Math Championship.

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CMU-Q showcases Mindcraft Junior, Alice Middle East at National Science Research Week - Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

"Mindcraft and Alice Middle East are programs within the Hamad Bin Jassim Center for K-12 Computer Science Education."

https://www.qatar.cmu.edu/news/national-science-research-week/

qatar.cmu.edu CMU-Q showcased two programs that promote computer science learning among school-aged children at the 2019 National Science Research Week.

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CMU-Q places second at Oman programming bootcamp - Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

Congratulations to our own Kevin, Swapnendu, and Omar for their great performance in the programming bootcamp. Looking forward to your medals in next year's contests, guys!

https://www.qatar.cmu.edu/news/second-at-oman-programming-bootcamp/

qatar.cmu.edu A team of three CMU-Q computer science students placed second at the first Hello Muscat ICPC Programming Bootcamp in Oman.

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American School of Doha wins CMU-Q Pi Day Math Contest - Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

"CMU-Q introduced the Pi Day Mathematics Competition in 2016 to encourage high school students to broaden their mathematical horizons in the spirit of friendly competition. This year’s competition was sponsored by Fifty One East, who presented the awards to the winners and finalists."

https://www.qatar.cmu.edu/news/american-school-of-doha-pi-day/

qatar.cmu.edu A team from the American School of Doha took the top prize at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar’s (CMU-Q) fourth annual Pi Day Mathematics Competition.

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Al Arqam Academy wins first place at Carnegie Mellon programming competition - Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

"Alice Middle East is an educational software program that teaches students fundamental programming concepts as they create animated movies and simple videos. Originally developed at Carnegie Mellon’s main campus in the US, Alice was adapted for Qatar by researchers at CMU-Q, with support from [the] Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF)."

https://www.qatar.cmu.edu/news/al-arqam-wins-alice-programming-competition/

qatar.cmu.edu A team from Al Arqam Academy took first place in the Alice Middle East Programming Competition for middle and high school students at CMU-Q.

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CMU president to speak on effect of tech disruption on higher education - Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

"Jahanian’s talk will discuss the unprecedented pace, scope and scale of technological advances that continue to catalyze societal and economic transformations and accelerate the pace of discovery across all fields of inquiry."

https://www.qatar.cmu.edu/news/cmu-president-tech-disruption/

qatar.cmu.edu Farnam Jahanian, the president of Carnegie Mellon University, will deliver a public lecture, at CMU’s Qatar campus on Sunday, March 24.

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CMU-Q hosts Qatar hub for Google Hash Code competition - Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

Congratulations to Eduardo and Giselle for placing in the top 5% of all teams worldwide. And to Hao, Samar, and Dorde for eventually earning even more points later!

https://www.qatar.cmu.edu/news/cmu-q-google-hash-code/

qatar.cmu.edu Coders gathered at CMU-Q for Google Hash Code, a contest that challenges the programming skills of students and professionals from around the world.

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More women braving Qatar’s start-up environment

“And If you really want to be a businesswoman, stop creating excuses and find reasons instead.” —Nour Tabet of Burroy Box (but also one of us), on being a female entrepreneur in Qatar.

https://thepeninsulaqatar.com/article/07/03/2019/More-women-braving-Qatar’s-start-up-environment

thepeninsulaqatar.com There’s no denying it. More women are launching their own start up businesses in Doha each year.

Carnegie Mellon Qatar honors 105 students for academic excellence - Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

Congratulations to our own Zeina Darwiche, Omar Khattab, Muhammad Boughoula, Mohammed Nurul Hoque, Maimoon Siddiqui, Laila El-Beheiry, Muhammad Nahin Khan, Swapnendu Sanyal, Zaryab Shahzaib, Hao Mei, Dorde Popovic, Samar Rahmouni, Fangjiao Xu, and Yifan Xu!

https://www.qatar.cmu.edu/news/carnegie-mellon-qatar-honors-105-students-for-academic-excellence/

qatar.cmu.edu CMU-Q recognized 105 students for outstanding academic performance in the fall 2018 semester at the Dean’s List ceremony this week.

Happy Spring Break everyone! Get some rest!

Did you miss the registration deadline for Google's #HashCode? No worries, it has been extended until tomorrow at 2pm (Doha time).

Register now at the Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar Hub and come compete this Thursday at 8:30 pm in room 1190!

One more day to register for Google's #HashCode! Join the Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar Hub and come compete this Thursday at 8:30 pm in room 1190.

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CMU-Q students explore internships, jobs at Education City Career Fair 2019 - Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

"Approximately 1,500 students and recent graduates from across Qatar Foundation visited the 2019 edition of the Education City Career Fair. Representatives from more than 60 local and international organizations met with job seekers [..]."

https://www.qatar.cmu.edu/news/education-city-career-fair-2019/

qatar.cmu.edu Approximately 1,500 students and recent graduates from across Qatar Foundation visited the 2019 edition of the Education City Career Fair.

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UN’s Neil Walsh discusses cybercrime in CMU-Q Dean’s Lecture Series - Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

“If we simply think that the solution is more computers and more technology, we’re missing the point [...] It is about people like you and me having a dialogue with each other. We need to talk about the threat and then we can work our way forward from that point of consensus.”

https://www.qatar.cmu.edu/news/neil-walsh-cybercrime/

qatar.cmu.edu Neil Walsh, head of the UN's Cybercrime, Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Financing of Terrorism, spoke at CMU-Q about fighting cybercrime.

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Qatar Academy wins 15th edition of Botball at CMU-Q - Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

"The competition, which was launched by CMU-Q in 2005, brought together 15 teams to program a robot through a complex game board. Botball participants receive their robot and their mission at a workshop eight weeks before the final event so they can learn to program the robot and plan a strategy for the final competition."

https://www.qatar.cmu.edu/news/15th-edition-of-botball/

qatar.cmu.edu A team from Qatar Academy won the overall title at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q)’s annual Botball competition for high school students.

Someone did like Mindcraft last weekend!

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Computer science is applicable in any field, and not only because of how technological the world is becoming. Learning it has improved the fundamental ways I think and solve issues in every area of my life, even though I don’t want a programming career.

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CMU-Q students explore Dublin business hub - Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

"In addition to the Facebook office in Dublin, the students visited Dogpatch Labs, Google, Indeed.com and KBI Global Investors, and toured University College Dublin and Trinity College Dublin."

https://www.qatar.cmu.edu/news/cmu-q-students-explore-dublin-business-hub/

qatar.cmu.edu A group of CMU-Q students travelled to Dublin, Ireland, to explore the city’s rapidly growing business and technology sector. The students toured several organizations to learn how different industries operate in Europe’s fastest growing economy.

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Carnegie Mellon and Jassim and Hamad Bin Jassim Charitable Foundation promote computer science education - Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

"Last year, the two organizations joined forces to create the Hamad bin Jassim Center for K-12 Computer Science Education with a mandate to help Qatar’s school children learn the fundamentals of computational thinking. The center is running two programs to achieve this goal: Alice Middle East and Mindcraft."

https://www.qatar.cmu.edu/news/carnegie-mellon-and-jassim-and-hamad-bin-jassim-charitable-foundation-promote-computer-science-education/

qatar.cmu.edu Thousands of students in Qatar are learning about computing through the partnership between Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) and Jassim and Hamad Bin Jassim Charitable Foundation to promote computer science education in Qatar.

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How A Qatari Royal Plans to Lift Women in Her Country

"We are very proud of our numbers, especially when it comes to women. [...W]hen we look at Carnegie Mellon, Computer Science, 67% of Carnegie Mellon students are women."

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2019-01-22/how-a-qatari-royal-plans-to-lift-women-in-her-country-video

bloomberg.com Sheikha Hind bint Hamad Al Thani is preaching societal transformation for women in Qatar and in the Gulf. As the CEO of Qatar Foundation, Sheikha Hind is the public face of an effort to provide women access to better education and career opportunities. She spoke exclusively to Annmarie Hordern in Lo...

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Dean welcomes prospective undergraduate students to ‘Experience CMU-Q’ - Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

"Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar is now accepting applications for fall 2019 enrollment. The application deadline is February 1, 2019."

https://www.qatar.cmu.edu/news/experience-cmu-q/

qatar.cmu.edu Nearly 140 students from 35 Qatar high schools visited Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMU-Q) to learn about fields of study in business, science and technology. The event, called Experience CMU-Q, is the university’s flagship program for introducing prospective students to the campus.

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