Portrait of Riham Mansour

Riham Mansour

Principal Software Engineering Manager


Riham Mansour is the Principal Engineering Manager running the Language Understanding Service (LUIS), which is the product offering from the Machine Teaching Innovation Group. LUIS has been the entry point of Microsoft in the Machine Teaching market. Riham founded LUIS in collaboration with the Machine Teaching Group in Microsoft Research in 2015.

Riham joined Microsoft in 2012 as a senior NLP applied researcher at the Advanced Technology Lab in Cairo, Egypt (ATL-Cairo). She focused on a several innovations namely sentiment analysis, topic detection and key phrase extraction. Her innovations shipped in multiple Microsoft products including Office, Bing and AML.

Prior to joining Microsoft, Riham was an assistant professor at the College of Computing and Information Technology, Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime (AASTMT). Riham was also an adjunct professor at the Computer Science Department, Virginia Polytechnique Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). She was involved in multiple…