Ossama Obeid

Computer Scientist, Programmer

Contact Info:

owo [at] qatar.cmu.edu


Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar - Doha, Qatar

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science | May 2012

Relevant Coursework: Computer Systems, Data Structures, Algorithms, Technical Writing, Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Security, Distributed Systems, Quantum Computing.

Projects: RMI library for Java, distributed file-system, image search system, IRC server, web proxy, Linux shell.


Mobile Development

Develop interactive applications for iOS that utilize different services and media.

Distributed Systems

Design and develop distributed systems using a variety of paradigms including Map Reduce and MPI.

Machine Learning

Enrich applications with AI, Computer Vision, and Machine Learning capabilities.


  • Java
  • C/C++
  • Objective-C (iOS)
  • Python
  • HTML/CSS/Javascript
  • Perl
  • SML
  • Hadoop/MPICH
  • Git/Subversion
  • MatLab
  • OS X
  • Windows XP/Vista/7
  • Linux


Dune Apps LLC

Co-founder, Developer

Feb 2011 - Mar 2012

  • - Developed custom iOS applications for corporate clients.
  • - Coordinated an internship where interns learned to program iOS applications.
  • Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

    Research Assistant

    Feb 2012 - present

  • - Research iOS platform in search for possible security loopholes.
  • - Develop malware that exploit these loopholes and publish findings.
  • Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar


    Dec 2011 - present

  • - Design and develop Python and Arduino software utilizing compter vision to control a large array of text-to-speech modules for an interactive art piece.
  • - Consult and advise on circuit board design for assembling the art piece.
  • Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar

    Research Assistant

    Mar 2009 - Apr 2010

  • - Designed and conducted experiments for identifying Arabic visemes for the CMU-Q Roboceptionist project.
  • - Analyzed experiment results, extracted common visemes, and mapped them to Arabic phonemes.