Decision Support Center
Norah Alquwayfili is a researcher and software engineer at the Decision Support Center (DSC) at King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), in collaboration with Boeing. She has an honors BS degree in Information Technology. Alquwayfili’s background is in web applications and technologies, Android application development, modeling and simulation (M&S), and assistive technologies.
Previously, she partially worked on building an Internet of Things (IoT) platform that measures overall air quality as a service (TaaS) in collaboration with the University of California, San Diego. In addition, she worked on developing an algorithm that secures digital images in mobile phones by embedding/recovering an invisible watermark, and it received a patent.
Currently, and as a part of the DSC, Alquwayfili is working on building a web-based decision support engine that works as an advanced simulation, modeling, and data analytics tool to support decision makers in the defense and security sectors. In addition, she is a part of a wargaming project that provides a model environment simulating reality, which helps decision makers conduct experiments to understand historical events, anticipate the future, and explore options and alternative solutions to reduce potential risks.
Alquwayfili’s main interests are in data analysis/mining, web technologies, graphic design, and human–computer interactions related to user experience issues and psychological studies.