Staff Profiles: Dr. Ahsan Ikram

Dr. Ahsan Ikram

Staff Profile: Dr. Ahsan Ikram
Lecturer

Dr. Ahsan Ikram

Dr. Ahsan Ikram

Lecturer

Technical and Applied Computing

Ahsan is a Lecturer at the Computing and Technology school. His research interests include applications of natural computation and artificial chemistries in the area of pervasive context awareness.

Biography

Ahsan is a Lecturer at the Computing and Technology school. He completed his PhD in the area of artificial chemistries for context awareness in 2011 and worked in industry for over 4 years. He has also worked on various EU projects (Sixth and Seventh Framework Programmes). Some of the applications and research he has worked on are used by scientists at European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN).

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
BE Software Engineering National University of Sciences and Technology 2004
PhD Computer Science University of the West of England 2011

Teaching and research

Teaching

Ahsan is engaged with undergraduate students at all levels, leading modules aimed at building core concepts in languages, programming, software engineering, data analytics and data mining. His methods are based on interactive lectures and tutorials.

Research

My research interests include application of biological and chemical computation concepts to evolve self-managing and context-aware adaptable computation environments involving heterogeneous  devices, interfaces and capabilities.