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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Speechmatics Partners with QCRI for Arabic Speech-to-Text Transcription

22/05/2016

Speechmatics is working with the Qatar Computing Research Institute to transcribe Arabic broadcasts and audio files into text. U.K. firm Speechmatics this week announced plans to use the Qatar ...

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Six Ways Social Media is Changing the World

11/04/2016

Around the world, billions of us use social media every day, and that number just keeps growing. In fact, it’s estimated that by 2018, 2.44 billion people will be using social networks, up from ...

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AI helps answer thousands of health queries in Zambia via SMS

10/04/2016

For many people in Zambia with health queries, sending a text message is the best way to get it answered. U-report, a free SMS-based service set up by UNICEF and run by volunteers, receives many ...

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Upcoming Events

Past Events

2016

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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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Self-Driving Cars Are Coming - Public Talk by Daniela Rus

Download ICS File 20/03/2016 , QNCC Room 215-217

Abstract: We spend a lot of time in out cars, yet this is a part of our lives where we have been vulnerable to the world's leading cause of bodily harm. Now, the digitization of practically ...

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World Humanitarian Summit invites QCRI to showcase research

18/05/2016

QCRI’s Social Computing team members discuss plans for the summit with Dr Ahmed Elmagarmid (second from left). The Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), one of Hamad bin Khalifa University’s ...

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QCRI in deal with UK’s Speechmatics to take Arabic transcription technology global

16/05/2016

UK-based company Speechmatics is to use technology developed by the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), a division of Hamad bin Khalifa University, to take Arabic speech-to-text services to ...

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IT Interrupted

10/05/2016

When it comes to women in information technology, Qatar represents a dichotomy. Many women computer scientists and engineers are involved in cutting-edge research in the field; but this goes ...

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