Omar Alhazzaa

Omar Alhazzaa is a junior at the University of Michigan pursuing a bachelor’s in computer science and engineering. He is the recipient of the United Technologies Corporation special award and the Society of Experimental Test Pilots honorable mention at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) for his research in developing a new control system that can be used in engines to decrease the effects of heat fluctuations in combustion. Last December, the University of Michigan’s Center for Entrepreneurship named Omar one if its TechLab fellows; it sponsors them to be part of Mcity, a project dedicated to developing autonomous vehicles, where he is working with Trillium Secure, Inc. on a car security solution utilizing machine learning (ML). Channeling his interest in developing data and software products, he contributed to the development of a product that reduces healthcare costs by using ML as an intern at Mozn. During his internship at Arbormoon, he developed and deployed the ML part of different software applications. Omar is also committed to community service and leads the corporate initiative of the Association of Arab Scientists and Engineers.