Fawaz Alarfaj

Fawaz Alarfaj is currently an Assistant Professor at Computer and information sciences department in IMSIU, Saudi Arabia. He received the B.Sc. Computer and Information Systems from King Faisal University, Hofuf, Saudi Arabia, the Master of Information Technology from University of Wollongong, Australia, M.Sc. from University of Essex, Colchester, UK, and a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from University of Essex. Before he joined IMSIU, he had worked as a Training Planning Specialist in SABIC (Saudi Arabia Basic Industries Corporation) in Jubail, Saudi Arabia. He was also affiliated with Colchester Institute, UK as a part-time lecturer.


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 interest are mainly within the field of Information Retreival (IR) and Natural Language Processing (NLP). More specific, I am intersted 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.