Water Innovation Fellow in Morocco Receives Award from Microsoft

Updated Date: 
15 June 2015
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Dr Hajji Hicham, a Professor at the Institute of Agronomy and Veterinary Science Hassan II in Morocco, and one of the Network’s Water Innovation Fellows, recently was awarded a  Microsoft Azure for Research Award. The Microsoft program enables the academic community to use machine learning technology for their research. Under his BIG Data for Water Management research project, Dr. Hicham is developing new methods for collecting large volumes of structured and unstructured data and prototyping a new methodology to analyze and process data more efficiently. The Microsoft award will allow him to explore Cloud Technology as a promising approach for storing, managing, and extracting insights from large water datasets.