Please meet our colleague and student assistant Ammar Ammar, who has been working at IDS for about six weeks now. Ammar is originally from Syria and came to the Netherlands after being awarded the Maastricht-Holland high potential students scholarship. He came to the Netherlands in 2018 to start his master studies at Maastricht University.
When Ammar took a master course coordinated by Michel Dumontier and Kody Moodley about building and mining knowledge graphs, he did a project related to the work at IDS and continued his project after finishing the course, supervised by Remzi Çelebi.
Ammar graduated as the first of his class in the Computer Science bachelor program in 2017 and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Chemistry in 2013.
At IDS, Ammar focuses on two main projects: the Data2Services pipeline and the Bio2RDF knowledge graph. Ammar is very happy for having the opportunity to work here and. He feels at home at our institute since day one and says that IDS has a very comforting workspace and is a highly active environment. He enjoys working with great people every day, who are cheerful and passionate and the smile never leaves their faces
In his free time, Ammar likes hiking, biking and watching movies and enjoys spending his time building up his knowledge and experience in computer science and learning new technologies.Welcome to our team!