Azza Althagafi is a Ph.D. candidate in the Bio-Ontology Research Group (BORG) at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) under the supervision of Professor Robert Hoehndorf.

Professional Profile

  • ​2016 to present Graduate Student, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2015 - 2016: Teaching Assistant, Taif University, Taif, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2014 – 2015: Volunteer Teaching Assistant, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
  • 2013 – 2016: Assistant Trainer, Mawhiba, The King Abdulaziz and His Companions' Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity, Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

Scientific and Professional Memberships

  • ​Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Education Profile

  • ​M.Sc. Computer Science, KAUST, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, 2018.
  • Higher Diploma in Education, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia, 2016.
  • B.Sc. Computer Science, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia, 2013.


  • ​Bio-Ontology Research Group (BORG)​.
  • Computational Bioscience Research Center (CBRC).
  • Computer, Electrical, and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (CEMSE)​.