Dr Umair ul Hassan

School of Business

Assistant Professor

Biography

Dr Umair ul Hassan is Assistant Professor of Management Information Systems in School of Business at Maynooth University. Before joining Maynooth, he has worked as Research Fellow in LERO and Insight Centre for Data Analytics at National University of Ireland Galway where he was Principal Investigator for the SHAREPAIR project. He has also worked on several research and innovation projects funded by the European Commission, Enterprise Ireland, and Science Foundation Ireland, including but not limited to Big Data Value Ecosystem (BDVe), Transforming Transport (TT), ICT for Water Resource Management (Waternomics), and Big data roadmap and cross-disciplinarY community for addressing socieTal Externalities (BYTE).

Umair's research focuses on design, development and study of information systems, that use technologies such as artificial intelligence, databases, cloud computing, and semantic web, to solve interesting business problems and to address societal challenges. 

Research Interests

  • Collective Computing: Crowdsourcing, Human Computation, Open Science
  • Database Systems: Dataspaces, Semantic Web, Linked & Open Data 
  • Information Systems: Expert Systems, Information Management, Search Theory
  • Artificial Intelligence: Multiagent Systems, Multi-armed Bandits, Reinforcement Learning
  • Cloud Computing: Cloud-based Data Science 

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2020 'Catalog and Entity Management Service for Internet of Things-Based Smart Environments'
ul Hassan, Umair and Ojo, Adegboyega and Curry, Edward (2020) 'Catalog and Entity Management Service for Internet of Things-Based Smart Environments' In: Reak-time Linked Dataspaces. Switzerland: Springer, Cham. [Details]
2020 'A Model for Internet of Things Enhanced User Experience in Smart Environments'
Curry, Edward and Fabritius, Willem and Hasan, Souleiman and Kouroupetroglou, Christos and ul Hassan, Umair and Derguech, Wassim (2020) 'A Model for Internet of Things Enhanced User Experience in Smart Environments' In: Springer, Cham. [Details]
2020 'Human-in-the-Loop Tasks for Data Management, Citizen Sensing, and Actuation in Smart Environments'
ul Hassan, Umair and Curry, Edward (2020) 'Human-in-the-Loop Tasks for Data Management, Citizen Sensing, and Actuation in Smart Environments' In: Springer, Cham. [Details]
2020 'Building Internet of Things-Enabled Digital Twins and Intelligent Applications Using a Real-time Linked Dataspace'
Curry, Edward and Derguech, Wassim and Hasan, Souleiman and Kouroupetroglou, Christos and ul Hassan, Umair and Fabritius, Willem (2020) 'Building Internet of Things-Enabled Digital Twins and Intelligent Applications Using a Real-time Linked Dataspace' In: Springer, Cham. [Details]
2017 'Water analytics and management with real-time linked dataspaces'
ul Hassan, Umair and Hasan, Souleiman and Derguech, Wassim and Hannon, Louise and Clifford, Eoghan and Kouroupetroglou, Christos and Smit, Sander and Curry, Edward (2017) 'Water analytics and management with real-time linked dataspaces' In: Springer, Cham. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2019 'A real-time linked dataspace for the internet of things: enabling “pay-as-you-go” data management in smart environments'
Curry, Edward and Derguech, Wassim and Hasan, Souleiman and Kouroupetroglou, Christos and ul Hassan, Umair (2019) 'A real-time linked dataspace for the internet of things: enabling “pay-as-you-go” data management in smart environments'. Future Generation Computer Systems, 90 :405-422 [Details]
2018 'Internet of things enhanced user experience for smart water and energy management'
Curry, Edward and Hasan, Souleiman and Kouroupetroglou, Christos and Fabritius, Willem and ul Hassan, Umair and Derguech, Wassim (2018) 'Internet of things enhanced user experience for smart water and energy management'. IEEE Internet Computing, 22 (1):18-28 [Details]
2016 'Efficient Task Assignment for Spatial Crowdsourcing: A Combinatorial Fractional Optimization Approach with Semi-bandit Learning'
ul Hassan, Umair and Curry, Edward (2016) 'Efficient Task Assignment for Spatial Crowdsourcing: A Combinatorial Fractional Optimization Approach with Semi-bandit Learning'. Expert Systems with Applications, [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2020 Using Crowdsourced Exercises for Vocabulary Training to Expand ConceptNet
Rodosthenous, Christos and Lyding, Verena and Sangati, Federico and K\"onig, Alexander and ul Hassan, Umair and Nicolas, Lionel and Horbacauskiene, Jolita and Katinskaia, Anisia and Aparaschivei, Lavinia (2020) Using Crowdsourced Exercises for Vocabulary Training to Expand ConceptNet Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2020) , pp.307-316 [Details]
2020 Creating Expert Knowledge by Relying on Language Learners: a Generic Approach for Mass-Producing Language Resources by Combining Implicit Crowdsourcing and Language Learning
Nicolas, Lionel and Lyding, Verena and Borg, Claudia and For\uascu, Corina and Fort, Karen and Zdravkova, Katerina and Kosem, Iztok and Cibej, Jaka and Holdt, Spela Arhar and Millour, Alice and others (2020) Creating Expert Knowledge by Relying on Language Learners: a Generic Approach for Mass-Producing Language Resources by Combining Implicit Crowdsourcing and Language Learning Language Resources and Evaluation Conference (LREC 2020) , pp.268-278 [Details]
2019 Designing a prototype architecture for crowdsourcing language resources
Rodosthenous, Christos and Lyding, Verena and K\"onig, Alexander and Horbacauskiene, Jolita and Katinskaia, Anisia and ul Hassan, Umair and Isaak, Nicos and Sangati, Federico and Nicolas, Lionel (2019) Designing a prototype architecture for crowdsourcing language resources Conference on Language, Data and Knowledge (LDK 2019) , pp.17-23 [Details]
2019 v-trel: Vocabulary Trainer for Tracing Word Relations-An Implicit Crowdsourcing Approach
Lyding, Verena and Rodosthenous, Christos and Sangati, Federico and ul Hassan, Umair and Nicolas, Lionel and K\"onig, Alexander and Horbacauskiene, Jolita and Katinskaia, Anisia (2019) v-trel: Vocabulary Trainer for Tracing Word Relations-An Implicit Crowdsourcing Approach International Conference on Recent Advances in Natural Language Processing (RANLP 2019) , pp.674-683 [Details]
2017 The Event Crowd: A Novel Approach for Crowd-Enabled Event Processing
Yadav, Piyush and ul Hassan, Umair and Hasan, Souleiman and Curry, Edward (2017) The Event Crowd: A Novel Approach for Crowd-Enabled Event Processing ACM International Conference on Distributed and Event-based Systems (DEBS 2017) , pp.44-53 [Details]
2017 Automatic Anomaly Detection over Sliding Windows: Grand Challenge
Zaarour, Tarek and Pavlopoulou, Niki and Hasan, Souleiman and ul Hassan, Umair and Curry, Edward (2017) Automatic Anomaly Detection over Sliding Windows: Grand Challenge ACM International Conference on Distributed and Event-based Systems (DEBS 2017) New York, NY, USA, , pp.310-314 [Details]
2016 ACRyLIQ: Leveraging DBpedia for adaptive crowdsourcing in linked data quality assessment
Ul Hassan, Umair and Zaveri, Amrapali and Marx, Edgard and Curry, Edward and Lehmann, Jens (2016) ACRyLIQ: Leveraging DBpedia for adaptive crowdsourcing in linked data quality assessment International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW 2016) , pp.681-696 [Details]
2015 Flag-Verify-Fix: Adaptive Spatial Crowdsourcing leveraging Location-based Social Networks
ul Hassan, Umair and Curry, Edward (2015) Flag-Verify-Fix: Adaptive Spatial Crowdsourcing leveraging Location-based Social Networks ACM International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (SIGSPATIAL 2015) [Details]
2014 A Multi-armed Bandit Approach to Online Spatial Task Assignment
ul Hassan, Umair and Curry, Edward (2014) A Multi-armed Bandit Approach to Online Spatial Task Assignment IEEE International Conference on Ubiquitous Intelligence and Computing (UIC 2014) , pp.212-219 [Details]
2013 Slua: Towards semantic linking of users with actions in crowdsourcing
ul Hassan, Umair and O’Riain, Sean and Curry, Edward (2013) Slua: Towards semantic linking of users with actions in crowdsourcing International Workshop on Crowdsourcing the Semantic Web , pp.32-44 [Details]
2013 A collaborative approach for metadata management for Internet of Things: Linking micro tasks with physical objects
ul Hassan, Umair and Bassora, Murilo and Vahid, Ali H and O'Riain, Sean and Curry, Edward (2013) A collaborative approach for metadata management for Internet of Things: Linking micro tasks with physical objects International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing (Collaboratecom 2013) , pp.593-598 [Details]
2013 Effects of Expertise Assessment on the Quality of Task Routing in Human Computation
ul Hassan, Umair and O’Riain, Sean and Curry, Edward (2013) Effects of Expertise Assessment on the Quality of Task Routing in Human Computation International Workshop on Social Media for Crowdsourcing and Human Computation , pp.1-10 [Details]
2013 A capability requirements approach for predicting worker performance in crowdsourcing
ul Hassan, Umair and Curry, Edward (2013) A capability requirements approach for predicting worker performance in crowdsourcing International Conference on Collaborative Computing: Networking, Applications and Worksharing (Collaboratecom 2013) , pp.429-437 [Details]
2012 Towards Expertise Modelling for Routing Data Cleaning Tasks within a Community of Knowledge Workers
ul Hassan, Umair and O’Riain, Sean and Curry, Edward (2012) Towards Expertise Modelling for Routing Data Cleaning Tasks within a Community of Knowledge Workers Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Information Quality [Details]
2012 Leveraging Matching Dependencies for Guided User Feedback in Linked Data Applications
ul Hassan, Umair and O'Riain, Sean and Curry, Edward (2012) Leveraging Matching Dependencies for Guided User Feedback in Linked Data Applications International Workshop on Information Integration on the Web [Details]
2011 An Entity-Centric Approach to Green Information Systems
Curry, Edward and Hasan, Souleiman and ul Hassan, Umair and Herstand, Micah and O'Riain, Se\'an (2011) An Entity-Centric Approach to Green Information Systems ECIS 2011 Proceedings [Details]

Teaching Interests

  • Contemporary Issues in IT
  • Actionable Insights Through Research
  • Data Science and Analytics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Software Design and Engineering
  • Data Management and Governance