Anas Toma is an assistant professor at the Department of Computer Engineering, and the coordinator of the Artificial Intelligence Master’s program, An-Najah National University, Palestine. He holds a PhD degree in Computer Engineering from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany. He received his B.Sc. from An-Najah National University in Palestine and his M.Sc. from Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) in Jordan. He worked as a teaching and research assistant for one year and as a lecturer for three years at An-Najah National University. From 2016 to 2019, Anas worked as a postdoctoral researcher at TU-Dortmund University in Germany.
- Computer vision.
- Machine learning.
- Real-time and embedded systems.
- Cloud and edge computing.
- High-performance and energy-efficient scheduling.
- E-Governance in Palestine and the MENA Region (INDIGO), 2021 - Now
- Global Quality-Performance Optimization in Edge Computing Systems, 2021 - Now
- CIM returning experts program supported by the GIZ and ZAV, 2020 - 2022
- Research project B2 within the collaborative research center SFB876 supported by the DFG, 2016 - 2019
- Software campus - Implementation and evaluation of different real-time scheduling approaches for massively parallel hardware - Implementierung und Evaluierung verschiedener Echtzeit Scheduling Ansätze für massiv parallele Hardware (ESCHE), 2014 - 2015
- SPP1500-Project - Generating and Executing Dependable Application Software on UnReliable Embedded Systems (GetSURE), 2013 - 2014
Scientific and Social Contribution:
- DAAD Selection/Pre-selection Committee Member
- Higher Education Institutions for the In-Country Programme for the Palestinian Territories
- PhD & Master Scholarships in Germany for Students from Palestine
- Reviewer or co-reviewer for different international journals and conferences (please refer to my CV for more details).
Awards and Scholarships:
- DAAD Re-invitation Program for Former Scholarship Holders, 2022
- Second Place Regional Winner - OpenCV AI Competition 2021, sponsored by Microsoft Azure and Intel, 2021
- Best paper award, the 11 th International Conference on Bio-inspired Systems and Signal Processing, BIOSIGNALS/BIOSTEC, 2018
- Research Grant for Doctoral Candidates and Young Academics and Scientists, DAAD, 2011 - 2015
- Third Country Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies, DAAD, 2006 - 2008
- 2nd Position in B.Sc. of computer engineering, An-Najah National University, Palestine, 2005
- Tuition Fees Waiver Award for Outstanding Students, An-Najah National University, Palestine, 2000 - 2005