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Dr Noura Al Moubayed

Associate Professor

BA MSc PhD


Affiliations
AffiliationRoom numberTelephone
Associate Professor in the Department of Computer ScienceMCS 1004+44 (0) 191 33 41749
Associate Fellow in the Institute of Advanced Study  

Biography

Biography

Dr Al Moubayed is an Associate Professor at the department of computer science at Durham University, and Head of Applied Machine Learning and AI at Evergreen Life.

Her main research interest is in Explainable Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and Optimisation. Dr Al Moubayed received her PhD from Robert Gordon University, followed by post-doctoral positions at the University of Glasgow and Durham University. Her research projects focus on applying machine learning and deep learning solutions in the areas of healthcare, social signal processing, cyber-security, and Brain-Computer Interfaces. All of which involve high dimensional, noisy and imbalance data challenges.

 Dr Al Moubayed is N8 CIR Machine Learning team lead for DurhamShe leads multiple projects in collaboration with different industrial partners with a team of over 10 researchers. Her research received several medial coverages (e.g. BBC, ITV, Time Magazine, and Wired Magazine) and she was ranked amongst the top 20 women in AI in the UK by RE•WORK 2019. 

Industrial Collaborators

Furhat Rotobtics
Cievert Ltd
Cardon RMP
WordNerds Ltd
Geoteric Ltd
Geospatial Research Ltd
Caspian Ltd
FOOTY.COM Ltd

Research interests

  • Natural Language Processing
  • Machine Learning for Healthcare
  • Bias and Fairness in Machine Learning
  • Multimodal Machine Learning
  • Explainable Machine Learning
  • Anomaly Detection
  • Social Robotics
  • Brain Computer Interfaces
  • Evolutionary Computation

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Awarded Grants

  • 2020: KTP FOOTY-INNOVATE UK(£126018.00 from Innovate UK)
  • 2020: Testing And Evaluating Sophisticated Information And Communication Technologies For EnaBling ScalablE Smart GriD Deployment(£23568.00 from Interreg (ERDF) Europe)
  • 2019: An investigation into the use and impact of Machine Learning and AI on the management of patients with long term clinical conditions(£21981.00 from )
  • 2019: Automating seismic interpretation using machine learning(£34639.00 from )
  • 2019: KTP Cievert- Innovate UK(£152457.20 from Innovate UK)
  • 2018: Creating ad campaign stories using synthetic visual cues(£18780.00 from )
  • 2018: General Purpose Text Understanding using AI engine with Adaptive Sentiment Visualisation(£33780.00 from )

Esteem Indicators

Publications

Chapter in book

Conference Paper

Doctoral Thesis

  • Al Moubayed, N (Accepted). Multi-objective particle swarm optimisation: methods and applications. Robert Gordon University. PhD.

Journal Article

Supervision students