Ahmed AlSum

Web Archiving Engineer

Ahmed AlSum

Ahmed is leading the technical activity in Stanford Web Archiving project. Ahmed develops and maintains software to facilitate web archiving workflows and use cases: harvesting, data management, quality assurance, discovery, indexing, access and analysis.


  • Phd, Computer Science, Old Dominion University.
  • MS, Computer Science, Arab Academy for Science and Technology.

Selected Publications 

A. AlSum, and M. L. Nelson. “Thumbnail Summarization Techniques for Web Archives.” In Proceedings of the 36TH European Conference on Information Retrieval, ECIR 2014, 2014.

A. AlSum, M. L. Nelson, and H. Van de Sompel. “Profiling Web Archive Coverage for Top-Level Domain and Content Language.” International Journal on Digital Libraries, 14(3), pp. 149-166. June 2014.