Fawaz Alarfaj

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Fawaz Alarfaj is currently an Assistant Professor at Computer and Information Sciences Department in IMSIU, Saudi Arabia. During his academic career, he has accomplished B.Sc. degree in Computer and Information Systems from King Faisal University, Hofuf, Saudi Arabia, Master degree in Information Technology from University of Wollongong, Australia, Master degree in Computer Science from University of Essex, Colchester, UK, and a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from University of Essex. Prior to joining IMSIU, he had the experience of working as a Training Planning Specialist at SABIC (Saudi Arabia Basic Industries Corporation) in Jubail, Saudi Arabia.


Office: Office 3011
Email: fkarfaj at imamu edu sa

Postal Address:

Dr. Fawaz K. Alarfaj
College of Sharia and Islamic Studies
Al Hofuf 36361, Saudi Arabia

Research Interests

My research interests are mainly within the field of Information Retrieval (IR) and Natural Language Processing (NLP). More specific, I am interested in Enterprise Search and Entity Finding. My other interests include Information Extraction, Arabic Language Processing, Question Answering, Bigdata, Recommender Systems, Text Classification, and Crowd-Sourcing.