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Dr Atif Azad

Staff Profile

Reader in Evolutionary Computing and Machine Learning

School of Computing and Digital Technology
0121 331 7568

Dr Azad is a Senior Fellow of Higher Education Academy. He specialises in the subject matter of Computer Science, Machine Learning, Evolutionary Computing (Genetic Programming, Genetic Algorithms, and Grammatical Evolution), Data Analytics, and Statistics.

He received his PhD from Biocomputing and Developmental Systems Group at University of Limerick (UL).

Since the year 2000, he has extensively worked on theory and applications of Machine Learning, and Nature Inspired Machine Learning (Evolutionary Computing), and has conducted internationally acclaimed work winning awards and honours from recognized international scientific fora.

Dr Azad has received:

  • Best Reviewer Award at the European Conference on Genetic Programming (EuroGP) 2015, Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Silver HUMIES Award at Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) 2015 for his work on Automatic Parallel Programming. 
Areas of Expertise
Postgraduate Supervision