About

Hiba is a PhD candidate at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics, a member of the Department of Databases and Information Systems, under the supervision of Simon Razniewski and Gerhard Weikum. She works on the topic of useful negative information in web-scale knowledge bases, a project funded by a DFG individual research grant. On this project, she spent time as a research visitor at the University of Edinburgh (2020) collaborating with Jeff Z. Pan.

She holds a Master of Computer Science from the American University of Beirut (2017). Under the supervision of Shady Elbassuoni, she worked on the topic of effective searching of RDF knowledge graphs. She received her Bachelor of Computer Science with honors (2013), from Haigazian University.

Her research interests include semantic web, knowledge bases curation, information extraction and retrieval.