Technology Innovation Institute (TII) is delighted to welcome Dr. Ebtesam Almazrouei to the TII family. Dr. Almazrouei joins AI & Telecoms Systems as a Principal Researcher.
Dr. Almazrouei has the distinction of being the first Emirati to hold a PhD in artificial intelligence for wireless communication engineering and computer science. Dr. Ebtesam joins TII with a track record of innovation in advanced technologies and a proven ability to realize the adaptation of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions, big data, the Internet of Things (IoT), and wireless emerging technologies for multiple industrial applications. An award-winning public speaker, she is a patent inventor and a scientific author at top-ranking conferences and leading journals.
Dr. Almazrouei delivers big data and AI training courses for various entities across the UAE. Recently, she led a Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence for Robust Radio Signal Intelligence project. As part of the project, the team developed intelligent spectrum monitoring using AI schemes to identify various radio access technologies and provide robust summary radio access statistics. She has led multiple projects in partnership with British Telecommunications (BT) in the UK, as well as Etisalat, and Khalifa University in the UAE.
Dr. Almazrouei said: “I was always interested in future-focused technologies and kept an eye on what was happening around the world. I saw that AI and the Internet of Things (IoT) were the next breakthrough technologies that will drive the digital economy and decided to steer my career along this path. The UAE government’s initiative of launching its national AI strategy in 2017 reiterated the importance of technological advancements through AI.”
Dr. Ebtesam Almazrouei obtained her PhD and MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Khalifa University of Science and Technology and earned a BSc in Communication and Electrical Engineering from the United Arab Emirates University.