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Dr Alaa Mohasseb


Alaa Mohasseb


I am a lecturer at the School of Computing, University of Portsmouth. I completed my doctoral research at the University of Portsmouth in 2018 and my Master of Science in Information Systems as well as my Bachelor of Business Administration and Management Information Systems from the Arab Academy of Science and Technology and Maritime Transport, Alexandria, Egypt.

Previously, I have worked as KTP Research Associate in a project with a focus on AI applications of NLP, machine learning, recommendation systems and data mining. The project which is a collaboration between the university and Fresh RelevanceĀ Ltd. aimed to develop machine learning and AI based approaches to help customers make better marketing decisions. In addition, I have worked as a part-time lecturer at the school of computing in which I delivered units for undergraduates and postgraduates within subject areas of Practical Data Analytics and MiningĀ and Systems, Security and Data Analysis.

Moreover, I have worked as a Research Associate in a project titled, "A Case Study in the Analysis of SME Cyber Security Datasets to Predict Response Levels", which involved the use of AI techniques such as machine learning, data mining, analysis and NLP. The project won the bronze prize in the annual international competition on best Research & Innovation projects in Cyber Security, run by the Korean Industrial Technology Security Hub.

Research Interests

My research interests are focused on areas related to Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Text Mining and Information Retrieval.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Applied Machine Learning And Data Mining
  • Core Computing Concepts For Cyber Security And Forensic Computing (Database)
  • Programming

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