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Majdi Mfaraja

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  • Country of residence: Palestine
  • Gender: Male
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In a first achievement in Palestine, Clarivate and Thomson Reuters, Professor of Artificial Intelligence at Birzeit University, included Dr. Majdi Mafarja is among the most influential researchers in the world in the field of computer science, making him the first researcher from a Palestinian university to enter this list.


This year, only 110 researchers from the field of computer science in the world received this title, and 6,602 researchers in all fields, who were selected from among 8 million researchers worldwide.


This list includes some of the world's most influential researchers, who have been frequently cited by their peers over the past decade 2011-2021. This inclusion is in recognition of the value of exceptional research work, which is demonstrated by the production of several highly cited research papers that were ranked #1 at 1% by citations in the field of Computer Science in Web of Science in 2021, scoring 6,602, or Approximately 0.1%, of the world's researchers, in 21 specific and interdisciplinary research areas, have this exclusive distinction.


Dr. expressed. Majdi Mafarga expressed his happiness for achieving this achievement, which concerns Palestine in general, and Birzeit University in private, the first incubator for academic and research innovation. Dr. said. Mafarja This achievement is the result of continuous work and great effort undertaken in collaboration with distinguished local and international fellow researchers in the field. He pointed out that as a result of these researches, he turned to a major problem in the rapidly growing delivery and e-commerce sector, so he decided to use the results of those research in the industry, so he founded his startup Logistics, which built a system for managing delivery and logistics companies, and this system had a role Significant improvement in the performance of operations in companies that adopt that system, through the application of artificial intelligence algorithms that Dr. Mafarja worked on in his research.


It is mentioned that Dr. Mafarjeh holds a PhD from Malaysia in 2012, the same year he started working in the Department of Computer Science at Birzeit University. With prominent researchers in his field, he has published more than eighty papers in reputable scientific journals in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning.


Mafarja worked to promote the culture of scientific research among the master's students who supervised their theses, enabling the students to publish the results of their research in prestigious international journals. Mafarga was recently included among the top 100,000 global researchers, and among the top 2% of researchers in their sub-fields, in the Database for Evaluating the Scientific Production of Researchers, which was prepared by Stanford University in cooperation with the Elsevier International Publishing Corporation for two consecutive years, 2020 and 2021, and was awarded a researcher award. Distinguished at the level of Birzeit University in 2019, in addition to winning the award for best scientific research at the level of universities in the West Bank in the same year.




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