Professor Hissam Tawfik
About Professor Hissam Tawfik
Hissam Tawfik is a Professor of Computer Science with research expertise and interests in the areas of Biologically Inspired Computing, Applied Data Science and Intelligent Systems and E-Health. He holds a PhD in Computer Engineering from the University of Manchester (then UMIST) and has a research track record of more than 120 refereed publications in reputable international journals and conference proceedings such as the IEEE Transactions on IT in BioMedicine, IET Communications, Advanced Engineering Informatics, Ad Hoc Networks and Computer and Network Applications.
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 Medical Engineering and Informatics and a guest Editor of the International Journal of Medical Informatics (Elsevier). 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).
Hissam currently leads the Data Science and Intelligent Systems Research Group at the school of Computing, Creative Technologies and Engineering. Before joining Leeds Beckett University in 2015, Hissam worked for University of Salford and Liverpool Hope University.
- Critical Perspectives on Information (Masters)
- Research Practice (Masters)
Current research projects led by Hissam Tawfik include the application of data science and machine learning techniques for healthy living and active ageing, and neural computing applications for time-series prediction.
Hissam currently leads two Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) projects involving the applications of data science and AI tools for user experience and predictive analytics for Business.