Ahmed AbuRaed

Ahmed AbuRaed

Computer Scientist | PhD in Computer Science

Vancouver, Canada

Email: ahmed.aburaid@gmail.com

Mobile: +1 778 929 4413

Professional Summary

As a Computer Scientist with a PhD in Computer Science, I bring a wealth of experience from startups, consulting, and corporate settings. In my role as a Lead NLP Scientist, I leverage advanced machine learning techniques, including deep neural networks, to expand the capabilities of NLP applications such as text classification, topic modeling, sentiment analysis, entity recognition, text generation, summarization, and more. My expertise also extends to improving technologies in Natural Language Understanding (NLU), Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), and Text-to-Speech (TTS). I am proficient in developing and deploying sophisticated machine learning models that enhance language processing and understanding across English, Spanish, and Italian. Driven by a passion for combining technical skills with strategic insights, I am committed to pushing the boundaries of innovation and achieving excellence in the field of NLP.

Skills and Technologies

Work Experience

NLP Scientist, BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC), Vancouver, Canada

December 2021 - Present

AI/ML Engineer, Apple, Barcelona, Spain

September 2020 – November 2021

NLP Scientist, Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), Barcelona, Spain

July 2015 - October 2020

Education & Qualifications

PhD in Computer Science - Excellent, Cum Laude - International Mention

Universitat Pompeu Fabra (UPF), Barcelona, Spain

October 2015 - October 2020

Master of Science in Computer Science – GPA: 93/110

University of Trento, Trento, Italy

October 2012 - March 2015

Bachelor in Computer Information Systems (CIS) – GPA: 82.1%

A Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine

September 2003 – July 2007