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Firoj Alam

  • PhD
  • Scientist
  • Qatar Computing Research Institute
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I am currently working as a Scientist at the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), where I am contributing to the AIDR (Artificial Intelligence for Digital Response, project, specifically investigating semi-supervised deep learning algorithms to categorize social media messages related to emergencies, disasters, and humanitarian crises.

Recent publications

  • A Twitter Tale of Three Hurricanes: Harvey, Irma, and Maria

    • Alam F
    • Ofli F
    • Imran M
    • et al.
  • Domain Adaptation with Adversarial Training and Graph Embeddings

    • Alam F
    • Joty S
    • Imran M

Professional experience


Qatar Computing Research Institute

October 2019 - Present

Postdoctoral Researcher

Qatar Computing Research Institute

February 2018 - September 2019(2 years)

Research Associate

Qatar Computing Research Institute

September 2016 - January 2018(a year)

PhD Researcher

Universita degli Studi di Trento

November 2011 - August 2016(5 years)

Research Fellow

BRAC University

September 2010 - August 2012(2 years)

Research Intern

Fondazione Bruno Kessler

June 2011 - August 2011(2 months)

Research Programmer

BRAC University

September 2006 - July 2010(4 years)



Universita degli Studi di Trento

November 2011 - December 2016(5 years)

Co-authors (17)

  • Razu Ahmed
  • Anna Corazza
  • Shammur Absar Chowdhury

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