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Zainab Loukil

Lecturer In Computer Science

Driven by an intense passion for intelligent systems, I dedicate my efforts towards leveraging the transformative power of technology to revolutionize the healthcare sector. My goal is to create innovations that not only advance the field but also provide tangible benefits to people's lives.


I hold an MSc degree in Information and Communication Technology with a specialisation in Telecommunication Engineering from the Higher School of Communication of Tunis. Currently, I am in the final stage of completing my PhD in image processing and deep learning at University of Gloucestershire. I serve as a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science within the department of Cyber and Technical Computing at the School of Business Computer and Social Sciences. Additionally, I hold the role of Academic Course Leader for MSc Data Science.

My research interests span across various domains including Software Development, Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, and Networking, with a particular focus on Deep Learning methodologies and healthcare data analysis.

With several years of experience in software development and image processing, I bring a wealth of practical knowledge to my academic and research endeavours. Moreover, I am recognised as an Experienced Academic/Researcher and hold the title of Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA).


  • BSc (Hons):  Architecture of Telecommunication Systems, École Supérieure des Communications de Tunis (SUP’COM), Tunisia, 2018
  • MSc (Dist): Information and Communication Technology, École Supérieure des Communications de Tunis (SUP’COM), Tunisia, 2019

Membership of professional bodies

  • Treasurer at British Computer Society, Cheltenham and Gloucester Branch

Teaching & Research


My research focus in on Artificial Intelligence with a particular focus on hybrid deep learning models, image processing and how they could be applied to solve real-world problems, especially for healthcare related issues such as diseases predictions.


More publications from Zainab Loukil can be found in the Research Repository.