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Hissam Tawfik, Professor

Computer Engineering Leeds Beckett University, UK School of Built Environment, Engineering & Computing

Hissam Tawfik, Professor

  • Education
  • Ph.D. – University of Manchester, UK

  • Technical Focus
  • Machine Learning

    Data Science

    Artificial Intelligent

  • Biography
  • Hissam Tawfik is a Professor of Artificial Intelligence. He holds a PhD in Computer Engineering from the University of Manchester (then UMIST) and has a research track record of more than 150 refereed publications in reputable international journals and conference proceedings in Applied Artificial Intelligence, Biologically Inspired Systems, and Data Science. Hissam currently leads the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence research at the School of Built Environment, Engineering and Computing. Before joining Leeds Beckett University in 2015, Hissam worked for University of Salford and Liverpool Hope University. Hissam is an editor of the International Journal of Future Generation Computer Systems (Elsevier), the International Journal of Neural Computing and Applications (Springer), and International Journal of Reliable Intelligent Environments (Springer). He is a visiting Professor at the University of Seville (Spain), and is a chair of the International Conference Series on Developments in eSystems Engineering (DESE).

  • Newest Selected Publications
  • - Reid D; Hussain AJ; Tawfik H (In press) Financial Time Series Prediction Using Spiking Neural Networks

    - Cong P; Zhang Y; Liu Z; Baker T; Tawfik H; Wang W; Xu K; Li R; Li F (2021) A deep reinforcement learning-based multi-optimality routing scheme for dynamic IoT networks

    - Mahoro Ntwari D; Gutierrez-Reina D; Toral Marín SL; Tawfik H (2021) Time Efficient Unmanned Aircraft Systems Deployment in Disaster Scenarios Using Clustering Methods and a Set Cover Approach

    - Alaskar H; Hussain AJ; Khan W; Tawfik H; Trevorrow P; Liatsis P; Sbaï Z (2020) A data science approach for reliable classification of neuro-degenerative diseases using gait patterns.