Ji Lucas

Ji lucas
Senior Software Engineer
Social Computing

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" I was amazed by the QCRI's vision and its ambition to be one of the best research labs in the world. That's why I wanted to be a part of this project."

Research Focus at QCRI

  • Working on MicroMappers as a team lead. 
  • Working and developing of GIS & crowdsourcing applications & AIDR projects in humanitarian fields.

Previous Experience

Worked as a team lead in Pearon Vue. Managed offshore teams of 5-12 developers and architect/design/develop and manage applications that generated multi-billions revenues in USA & Europe education/assessment market.

Professional Experience

  •          Team lead in Pearson  Vue of Pearson Education 2006 - 2013
  •          Consultant in Nag Inc  2010 – 2013
  •          Team lead in Windows on Earth for NASA - http://www.windowsonearth.org
  •          Team Lead in Houghton Mufflin Harcourt 2002 - 2006

Professional Associations and Awards


Education

  • Master of Science in Information Systems, DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois USA
  • Bachelor of Art in Business Administration, Incheon University, Seoul Korea

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In the Media

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Clickbait, fake news and the power of feeling

23/11/2016

Fake news has dominated post-election headlines, and important questions have been asked: Would Hillary have won had almost a million people not read that Pope Francis had endorsed Trump? (Probably ...

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Do you mukbang? It's the new form of 'social eating'

23/10/2016

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The secret network of political tweeters making debate memes go viral

13/10/2016

In the aftermath of the second presidential debate, Facebook and Twitter lit up with two competing memes. One depicts a smiling Hillary Clinton, with the campaign slogan “I’m with her” superimposed ...

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Upcoming Events

Past Events

2016

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QCRI - IBM Data Science Connect 2016

Download ICS File 16/11/2016 ,

QCRI–IBM Data Science Connect 2016  Doha, Qatar 12.30pm –5:30pm, Wednesday, November 16 HBKU Research Complex, Ground Level Multi-Purpose Room Google Map link to location https://goo.gl/maps/...

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Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference 2016 (ARC'16)

Download ICS File 22/03/2016  - 23/03/2016 ,

The Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference 2016 (ARC’16) will be held on 22nd and 23rd March,2016 at the Qatar National Convention Center. The conference aims to advance Qatar’s ambitious ...

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Coding is Cool 2016

Download ICS File 21/03/2016 , QNCC Room 215-217

Organized by Qatar Computing Research Institute and MIT-Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

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News Releases

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QCRI’s Jalees Reader app launched in more languages

06/12/2016

French and German interfaces added for free app which allows users to upload books and read them offline.

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IBM Watson scientist visits Qatar to present platform that 'thinks like a human'

16/11/2016

IBM Watson’s chief data scientist Romeo Kienzler has visited the Qatar Computing Research Institute to conduct a workshop on Watson, a question-answering platform that can “think like a human”. Mr ...

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QCRI’s BrailleEasy app launched on iOS store

31/08/2016

BrailleEasy, a custom one-handed Braille keyboard developed by the Qatar Computing Research Institute, is now available on the iOS App Store. The Braille keyboard was developed by Barbara Šepič, ...

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