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Dr Alaa Mohasseb

Senior Lecturer

Alaa Mohasseb


I am a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science at the School of Computing and a member of the computational intelligent research group. I received my PhD in computing from the University of Portsmouth in 2018. I am Module Leader for the Applied Intelligent Data and Text Analytics module of the online MSc in Data Analytics and the Module Leader for the Applied Machine Learning & Data Mining of BSc (Hons) in Data Science and Analytics.

My research is in the field of Text Mining, Natural Language Processing, and Machine Learning. I have collaborated with researchers in several other disciplines and participated in multiple academic and industrial projects. I am a member of several program committees for international conferences and workshops. I was a keynote speaker at the Women in Data Science (WiDS 2018) Conference, UK, and a panellist for Women in Science and Technology: Experiences which took place at INTAP’20 conference, Norway. I have won several awards including the bronze prize in the annual international competition on best Research & Innovation projects in Cyber Security, run by the Korean Industrial Technology Security Hub.


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