Dr. Rana Al-Mahmoud
Assistant Professor
PHONE: +962 6 4294444

Dr. Rana Husni Al Mahmoud is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at German Jordanian University (GJU). Her research interests include Natural Language Processing (NLP), Machine Learning, Data Mining, and Ontologies. Dr. Al Mahmoud received her B.Sc. degree from Hashemite University, Jordan, in 2000, followed by her M.Sc. degree from the University of Jordan, Jordan, in 2002. She completed her Ph.D. degree at The University of Jordan, Jordan, in 2020. With over a decade of teaching experience in computer science subjects, Dr. Al Mahmoud has a deep passion for education. Additionally, she has made significant contributions as a Data Scientist Researcher and Software Developer (R&D) at TooT, a leading digital media company. In this role, she led the development of various AI projects and Data Engineering models, with a primary focus on Arabic deep learning and NLP. Dr. Al Mahmoud's dedication to both academia and industry exemplifies her commitment to advancing the fields of NLP, Machine Learning, and Data Mining.

Educational Background

PHD Degree in Computer Science, University of Jordan, Jordan.
Master's Degrees in Computer Science, University of Jordan, Jordan.
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Hashemite University, Jordan.
Research Interests

Natural Language Processing (NLP),Machine Learning,Data Mining,Arabic Text Mining,Ontologies.

Selected Publications

2024 AlMahmoud, Rana Husni and Bassam H Hammo,"SEWAR: A corpus-based N-gram approach for extracting semantically-related words from Arabic medical corpus",Expert Systems with Applications,2024
2023 Al Mahmoud, Rana Husni, Bassam H. Hammo, and Hossam Faris,"Cluster-based ensemble learning model for improving sentiment classification of Arabic documents",Natural Language Engineering, pp. 1–39,2023
2022 Al-Mahmoud, Rana Husni and Ahmad Sharieh ,"NGram Approach for Semantic Similarity on Arabic Short Text",: International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications 13.11.,2022
2020 Al Mahmoud, RH et al,"Covid-19 global spread analyzer: an ML-based attempt",Journal of Computer Science,pp. 1291–1305,2020
2020 AlMahmoud, Rana Husni, Bassam Hammo, and Hossam Faris,"A modified bond energy algorithm with fuzzy merging and its application to Arabic text document clustering", Expert Systems with Applications ,159, p. 113598,2020