Biography

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.

Research Interests:

  • Computer vision.
  • Machine learning.
  • Real-time systems.
  • Cloud and edge computing.
  • High-performance and energy-efficient scheduling.

Awards and Scholarships:

  • OpenCV AI Competition 2021 - Phase 1 Winners (Phase 2 is still in progress), sponsored by Microsoft Azure and Intel.
  • 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
  • Tuition Fees Waiver Award for Outstanding Students, An-Najah National University, Palestine (2000 - 2005).
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Education
Institution
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Country
Germany
Degree
PhD
Faculty
Faculty of Informatics
Department
Computer Engineering
Thesis
Computation Offloading for Embedded Systems
Speciality
Sub speciality
Duration
2011 - 2016
Institution
Jordan University of Science and Technology
Country
Jordan
Degree
MSc
Faculty
Computer and Information Technology
Department
Computer Engineering
Thesis
An Automatic Intelligent System for Diagnosis of Johne's Disease
Speciality
Sub speciality
Duration
2006 - 2008
Institution
An-Najah National University
Country
Palestine
Degree
BSc
Faculty
Faculty Of Engineering
Department
Computer Engineering
Thesis
1) Online Exam, 2) Smart Car
Speciality
Sub speciality
Duration
2000 - 2005
Employment History
Country
Palestine
Institution
An-Najah National Univeristy
Position/Job Description
Assistant professor
Period
Sept. 1, 2019 - Dec. 19, 2019
Country
Germany
Institution
Technical University of Dortmund (TU Dortmund)
Position/Job Description
Postdoctoral researcher
Period
Jan. 1, 2016 - Aug. 31, 2019
Country
Germany
Institution
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Position/Job Description
Research associate
Period
Oct. 1, 2011 - Dec. 31, 2015
Country
Germany
Institution
Language center, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Position/Job Description
System administrator
Period
Jan. 1, 2014 - Dec. 31, 2015
Country
Palestine
Institution
An-An-Najah National Univeristy
Position/Job Description
Lecturer
Period
Aug. 1, 2008 - April 1, 2011
Country
Palestine
Institution
Computer engineering department, An-Najah National University
Position/Job Description
Teaching and research assistant
Period
Aug. 1, 2005 - Aug. 1, 2006
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