Sara Al-Emadi | Hamad Bin Khalifa University
Hamad Bin Khalifa University


Sara Al-Emadi

Sara Al-Emadi (MSc)

Research Associate
Data Analytics
Qatar Computing Research Institute QCRI


Sara A. Al-Emadi is a Research Associate at the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI). Her research work focuses on deep learning, reinforcement learning, machine learning, artificial intelligence (AI), unmanned aerial vehicles technologies, anti-drone systems, network infrastructure, computer networks, and network security.

She obtained an MSc in Computing and a BSc in Computer Engineering from Qatar University. Her MSc thesis was focused on designing a drone detection and identification system using machine learning techniques.


Research Interests

  • Deep Learning
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Machine Learning
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles technologies
  • Anti-drone Systems
  • Network Infrastructure
  • Computer Networks
  • Network Security.


Senior IT Engineer (ICT Strategy and Enterprise Architecture)

ICT Strategy and Enterprise Architecture, Qatar Petroleum.

Jul 2019 - Apr 2020
  • Part-time Research Assistant

    Qatar University

    Jan 2018 - Dec 2020
  • Network Infrastructure Engineer

    Systems Engineer, Network Infrastructure, Qatar Petroleum.

    Feb 2018 - Jul 2019


MSc in Computing (focus: Computer Engineering)

Qatar University, Doha/Qatar

  • BSc in Computer Engineering

    Qatar University, Doha/Qatar


Selected Publications