Miss Amina Hamoud

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About me

Amina is a Lecturer in Systems Engineering at the University of the West of England. Alongside Teaching & Research, Amina is the EDI co-lead for the School of Engineering in addition to being a Business Liaison Associate for GKN Aerospace. She is a member of the Engineering, Modelling and Simulation Group (EMSG group) under Intelligent System and Adaptive Control (ISAAC) theme, an associate member with the Centre for Transport and Society (CTS) and Bristol Robotics Lab (BRL) Connected & Autonomous Vehicles (CAV) theme.

Prior to joining UWE, Amina worked as a Research Engineer for an Automotive Consultancy for few years where her focus was towards developing safe Autonomous Vehicles and Intelligent Transport Systems while completing her PHD at Loughborough University in the same area. She holds a BSc in Computer Science, an MSc in Networks Systems and Telecommunications from the University of Fez, Morocco and MRes in Computer Vision and Image Processing from the University of South Carolina, USA. Amina has worked on several projects Innovate-UK/ CCAV projects all under the umbrella of Intelligent Mobility and Modelling & Simulation for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles. Amina has too been serving as a reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems.

Alongside her current role, Amina is a keen volunteer, STEM Ambassador and provide mentorship to students from diverse backgrounds. She is a member of the Executive board for the Association for Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers (AFBE-UK), a member of the Women in Engineering Society (WES)and WES Midlands Cluster Coordinator, a member of the IET Education team, part of the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (QEPrize) Ambassador and a judge on the IMechE Formula 1 Student competition.

Amina also recently joined After-ai, a newly formed start-up as an advisory board looking at Explainable & Reliable AI

Area of expertise

Modelling & Simulation, Systems Engineering, Functional Safety, Machine Learning, Autonomous Vehicles, Intelligent Mobility, Systems Design and System Thinking, Big Data for Engineering, Digital Twins, Model based Systems Engineering, Multi Sensor Fusion and Modelling, Systems of Systems, Verification & Validation


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