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Ummar Abbas

Ummar Abbas (MSc)


Senior Software Engineer
Qatar Computing Research Institute QCRI

  • Phone44 546 170
  • Office locationRC-B1-1224

Biography

Ummar Abbas is a Senior Software Engineer at the Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI), with more than 15 years of experience in areas of software development, architecture and management. His particular interest lies in scientific research-oriented software development: machine/system control, algorithms, image processing and other software supporting high end machines such as healthcare modalities and microscopes. Most of his experience is derived from software development and leadership roles related to life-sciences and healthcare modalities. In the past four years, Abbas has developed a keen interest in the area of data science: deep learning and machine learning. He has since been engaged in this field either at work or through extra-curricular projects.

 


Research Interests

  • Data Science
  • Deep learning and machine learning
  • Healthcare
  • AI
  • Image Processing

Experience

Senior Software Engineer/SW Engineering Team Manager

Qatar Computing Research Institute. Doha, Qatar.

2018 - Present
  • Project Leader / Senior Research Engineer

    Siemens Healthineers Corporate Research. Doha, Qatar.

    2015 - 2018
  • Senior Software Architect

    FEI Company BV. Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

    2014 - 2015
  • Software Architect

    FEI Company BV. Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

    2009 - 2015
  • Senior Software Designer

    FEI Company BV. Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

    2007 - 2009
  • Software Engineer

    Philips Medical Systems BV. Best, The Netherlands.

    2007 - 2009
  • Software Engineer

    Philips Software Center. Bangalore, India.

    2001 - 2002

Education

Masters in Computer Science and Engineering

Technical University Eindhoven, The Netherlands

2006
  • Bachelors in Computer Science and Engineering

    Bangalore Institute of Technology India

    2001