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    PhD projects

    Projects/Supervision available in the areas includes, but not limited to:
    AI and ML Applications in healthcare Analytics
    Neuroimaging (Behaviour, Cognition, and Mental Disorders)
    Data Analytics and Business Analytics


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    Personal profile


    Hafeez is currently working as a Senior Lecturer at the School of Computer Science, Edge Hill University, UK. He has been working as an Assistant Professor at University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus from 2020 to 2023. He has over 12 years of teaching & research experience in various positions, such as Assistant Professor, Postdoctoral Researcher, Research Scientist, Teaching Assistant, and Data Analyst. He completed his Ph.D. from Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), Malaysia with a major in Electrical and Electronic Engineering and a speciality in EEG Signal Processing with Machine Learning. Prior to joining Ph.D. studies, he received B.Sc (Hons) degree in Information Technology and M.S. degree in Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence in 2006 and 2009, respectively. For the last twelve years, he has been involved in multidisciplinary research including Biomedical Signal Processing, Computational Neuroscience, Applied AI and Machine Learning. He has published over 50 articles in flagship international conference proceedings and peer-reviewed high impact factor journals with a total cumulative impact factor above 70. He is the co-author of a book on EEG experiment design and a granted patent on EEG Signals for long-term memory (LTM) assessment. His research expertise and interests include Neuroimaging, Biomedical Signals Processing, Neuroinformatics, and Applied Machine Learning. He is a Senior Member IEEE and Fellow (FHEA) of Advanced HE, UK.

    Research interests

    PhD projects and Research Interests includes (but not limited to):

    • AI Applications in mental healthcare 
    • EEG Signal Processing with Machine Learning
    • Neuroimaging and Health Data Analytics



    Data mining and Visualisation (CIS4519, Module Leader)

    Mobile Apps (CIS2155, Module Leader)

    Introduction to Software Quality Assurance and Testing (CIS2163, Module Leader)



    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
    • SDG 4 - Quality Education
    • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

    Education/Academic qualification

    Electrical and Electronics Engineering, PhD, Semantic long-term memory: assessment and effects of stereoscopic 3D educational contents using EEG signals, Universiti Teknologi Petronas

    7 Oct 201131 Jul 2015

    Award Date: 18 Jul 2017

    Computer Science with AI, MPhil, An Intelligent System for Teachers' Performance Evaluation in Higher Education, Kohat University of Science and Technology

    6 Feb 200614 Dec 2009

    Award Date: 14 Dec 2009

    Information Technology, BSc, An Automation of Pharmacy Distribution System , Kohat University of Science and Technology

    20 Oct 20015 Nov 2005

    Award Date: 23 Jan 2006

    Other positions

    Assistant Professor, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

    27 Feb 202015 Nov 2023

    Postdoctoral Researcher, Universiti Teknologi Petronas

    27 Feb 201926 Feb 2020

    Postdoctoral Researcher, Universiti Teknologi Petronas

    15 Oct 201715 Oct 2018

    Research Scientist, Universiti Teknologi Petronas

    1 Aug 201515 Oct 2017

    Graduate Teaching Assistant, Universiti Teknologi Petronas

    7 Oct 201131 Jul 2015


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