Director of the AI, Technology Innovation Institute
Dr. Ebtesam Almazrouei is Director of the Al-Cross Center Unit at Abu Dhabi's Technology Innovation Institute (TII), a cutting-edge UAE-based research center. In this capacity, she is responsible for overseeing the Unit's mandate of designing and delivering new AI methodologies, technologies, solutions, and systems that address core challenges across multiple sectors of the economy. Besides her role, she is the acting principal researcher for the perception and fusion team and the acting principal researcher for the exascale computing team. Dr. Ebtesam is a member of the Steering Board of the Wireless World Research Forum (WWRF). As the first Emirati woman to hold a Ph.D. in artificial intelligence for wireless communication engineering and computer science, she brings to her role experience in 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. She is a scientific author, entrepreneur, and public speaker. Dr. Ebtesam Almazrouei has been leading the first exascale (with more than 10 billion parameters) Arabic Model in the world called NOOR. Dr. Ebtesam Almazrouei obtained her Ph.D. 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.