Shahad Althobaiti is a Research Specialist at the Center for Complex Engineering Systems (CCES) in King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She received her bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from King Saud University (KSU) with first class honor. Prior joining CCES, she joined Saudi Aramco’s summer training program in the summer of 2017. During her time in Aramco she worked on document classification project using technologies such as OCR and machine learning. Her interest areas are in the applications of machine learning and natural language processing.