Carnegie Mellon University

Majd Sakr

Majd Sakr

Courtesy Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Teaching Professor, Computer Science Department

Address 5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Majd F. Sakr is a Teaching Professor in the Computer Science Department within the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. He is also the co-director of the Master of Computational Data Science (MCDS) Program at the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon. From 2007-2013, Majd was a Computer Science faculty at Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar (CMUQ), where he also held the positions of Assistant Dean for
Research and Coordinator of the Computer Science Program. He founded the Cloud Computing Lab and co-founded the Qri8 Qatar Robotics Innovation Lab at CMUQ. He also co-founded the Qatar Cloud Computing Center. He has held appointments at the American
University of Science and Technology in Beirut and at the NEC Research Institute in Princeton, New Jersey. His research interests include online education, cloud computing, and human-robot interaction. He holds a BS, MS and PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.