Omar Qawasmeh

PhD | Artificial intelligence (Semantic web and Natural language processing)
In September 2020, I got my Ph.D. degree in computer science, in artificial intelligence from Université de Lyon-France (thesis domain : AI, semantic web).

Publications can be found at: Google scholar , and Researchgate
Detailed CV: in English , or en Français
Research statment: in English (upon request)

I was born and grew up in Irbid, Jordan :). In 2014, and 2016 I got both of my BSc and MSc degrees in computer science from Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST). Currently, I'm a PhD candidate at Université Jean Monnet – Université de Lyon-France.

September 26, 1991 BIRTH
Jordanian NATIONALITY
Arabic (NATIVE), English (FULL PROFESSIONAL PROFICIENCY), and French (DELF B1) LANGUAGES

Education

Dec 2016 - Sep 2020

PhD in computer science

Thesis title: Towards A Collaborative Framework for Ontology Engineering: Impact on Ontology Evolution and Pitfalls in Ontology Networks and Versioned Ontologies

Defended successfully on 25/09/2020.

University of Lyon

France

Thesis supervisors: Prof. Pierre Maret , Dr. Maxime Lefrançois , and Dr. Antoine Zimmermann .

Feb 2014 - Sep 2016

MSc in computer science

Thesis title: Hybrid approach for event extraction from arabic tweets

Defended successfully on 24/05/2016

Jordan University of Science and Technology

Jordan

Thesis supervisor: Dr. Mohammad AL-Smadi

Sep 2009 - Feb 2014

BSc in computer science

Thesis title: Optical character recognition: a mobile application for capturing and managing medicines

Defended successfully on 13/01/2014

Jordan University of Science and Technology

Jordan

Thesis supervisor: Dr. Mahmoud ALshbool

Work Experience

Feb 2020 - Present

Research and development engineer (Semantic web technologies)

École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Étienne

Saint-Etienne, France

Dec 2016- Dec 2019

Doctoral reseacher in semantic web technologies

Laboratoire Hubert Curien

Saint-Etienne, France

Oct 2017 - Nov 2017

Invited visitor

Fraunhofer-Institut für Intelligente Analyse- und Informationssysteme Fraunhofer IAIS | Schloss Birlinghoven

Sankt Augustin, Germany

2014- 2015

RESEARCHER IN NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING DOMAIN

Jordan University of Science and Technology

Irbid, Jordan

Other Experience

12 Feb 2018

Invited speaker at the ontology group at IRSTEA -Centre de Clermont-Ferrand

Presentation title: Collaborative ontology Development: focus on bootstrapping capabilities

Clermont-Ferrand, France

2016

SemEval-2016: International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation

Multilingual dataset support for aspect based sentiment analysis for arabic task

2016

SemEval-2016: International Workshop on Semantic Evaluation

Serve as a reviewer

2016

SNAMS 2016: The 3rd International Symposium on Social Networks Analysis, Management and Security

Serve as technical program committee (TPC)

2016

BDSN 2016: 4th International workshop on Big Data and Social Networking Management and Security

Serve as a reviewer

2017

ICICS2017: The 8th International Conference on Information and Communication Systems

Serve as PC member

Awards and activities

5 - 7 April 2017

Statlearn 2017 workshop

Lyon, France

3 - 7 June 2018

Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2018)

Demo paper: Computer-assisted Ontology Construction System: Focus on Bootstrapping Capabilities

Heraklion, Greece

14 June 2018

The price of ASEC association in the poster session at the day of research

Université Jean Monnet – Université de Lyon-France

1 - 7 July 2018

The International Semantic Web Research School (ISWS 2018)

Participated with a full scholarship to attend the summer school event

Bertinoro, Italy

15 - 18 OCT 2018

The Fifth International Conference on Social Networks Analysis, Management and Security (SNAMS 2018)

Valencia, Spain

12 - 16 NOV 2018

21st International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW-2018)

Doctoral Consortium paper: A Collaborative Framework for Ontology and Instance Data Co-Evolution and Extraction

Nancy, France

20 - 23 May 2019

LDK 2019 – 2nd Conference on Language, Data and Knowledge

Leipzig, Germany

17 - 19 SEP 2019

11th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development (KEOD 2019)

Conference paper: Observing the Impact and Adaptation to the Evolution of an Imported Ontology (candidate for best paper award)

Vienna, Austria

Contact

Address
Laboratoire Hubert Curien
Campus Manufacture
10 rue Tréfilerie
42023 SAINT-ETIENNE France
04 77 91 57 80