Special Announcement:

  • Media Lab researchers have won Prestigious UK British Council Research Grant for the year 2018-2019

Funded Projects

2018

Dr. Md. Abdur Rahman, Dr. Elham Hassanain, and Dr. Syed Sadiq Received a grant from UK British Council with the title “Blockchain for Hajj” with 50,000 GBP in March 2018 [Dr. Md. Abdur Rahman – Principal Investigator]

2015

Dr. Md. Abdur Rahman and Dr. Elham Hassanain Received a grant from KACST with the title “Next Generation Hajj: A smart City Perspective”, worth 2 million SAR, in October 2015 [Dr. Md Abdur Rahman - Principal Investigator]

2012

  1. Dr. Md. Abdur Rahman, Dr. Mohamed Mokbel, and Dr. Thanaa Ghanem, “A System for Querying, Analyzing, and Visualizing Real-Time Social Network Data", KACST NPSTI Grant, Total 2 million SAR, September 2014
  2. Dr. Mohamed Abdur RahmanDr. Abdelmajid Khelil, Dr. Salah Aly, "HajjMemo: Pilgrims-Sourced Data Collection for Documentation and Continuous Improvement of Hajj & Umrah Services", KACST NPSTI, Total 2 million SAR, January 2014
  3. Dr. Mohamed Abdur Rahman, Dr. Saleh Mohammed Saleh Basalamah, Dr. Walid G. Aref, and Dr. Mourad Ouzzani, "Query Processing and Optimization in Spatiotemporal Database Systems", KACST NPSTI Grant, Total 2 million SAR, November 2013
  4. Dr. Mohamed Abdur Rahman, Dr. Saleh Mohammed Saleh Basalamah, and Dr. Abdulmotaleb El Saddik, "Open Source Context-Aware E-Learning Framework for Students with Disabilities", KACST NPSTI Grant, Total 2 million SAR, January 2013

Past Research Projects

SenseFace

Sense Face is a context-aware multi-modal multimedia e-learning environment for the disabled students.

Emotion From Social Media

In this project we extract emotional value from text content such as YouTube user comments, Twitter messages, email body and attachments, weather data...

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