Ossama Obeid

Computer Scientist, Programmer

Contact Info:

owo [at] qatar.cmu.edu

Education

Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar - Doha, Qatar

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science | May 2012

Relevant Coursework: Computer Systems, Data Structures, Algorithms, Technical Writing, Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Security, Distributed Systems, Quantum Computing.

Projects: RMI library for Java, distributed file-system, image search system, IRC server, web proxy, Linux shell.

Skills

Mobile Development

Develop interactive applications for iOS that utilize different services and media.

Distributed Systems

Design and develop distributed systems using a variety of paradigms including Map Reduce and MPI.

Machine Learning

Enrich applications with AI, Computer Vision, and Machine Learning capabilities.

Technical

  • Java
  • C/C++
  • Objective-C (iOS)
  • Python
  • PHP/MySQL
  • HTML/CSS/Javascript
  • Perl
  • SML
  • Hadoop/MPICH
  • Git/Subversion
  • MatLab
  • OS X
  • Windows XP/Vista/7
  • Linux

Experience

Dune Apps LLC

Co-founder, Developer

Feb 2011 - Mar 2012

  • - Developed custom iOS applications for corporate clients.
  • - Coordinated an internship where interns learned to program iOS applications.
  • Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

    Research Assistant

    Feb 2012 - present

  • - Research iOS platform in search for possible security loopholes.
  • - Develop malware that exploit these loopholes and publish findings.
  • Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar

    Programmer

    Dec 2011 - present

  • - Design and develop Python and Arduino software utilizing compter vision to control a large array of text-to-speech modules for an interactive art piece.
  • - Consult and advise on circuit board design for assembling the art piece.
  • Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

    Research Assistant

    Mar 2009 - Apr 2010

  • - Designed and conducted experiments for identifying Arabic visemes for the CMU-Q Roboceptionist project.
  • - Analyzed experiment results, extracted common visemes, and mapped them to Arabic phonemes.