Dr Yaseen Zaidi

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  • Qualifications:PhD EE, MS Engineering Management, BSEE, PGCertAPP
  • Position:Senior Lecturer Systems Engineering
  • Department:FET - Engineering, Design and Mathematics
  • Telephone:+4411732 86019
  • Email:Yaseen.Zaidi@uwe.ac.uk

About me

Yaseen Zaidi is a senior lecturer in the aerospace engineering cluster. He has served in various roles on the teams of three agency-level and two academic space missions—all successfully operational in orbit. During 7 years at Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission, he was extensively trained in space engineering. Previously, he worked at the University of Cape Town, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, and Grafton College. He was Higher Education Commission approved Ph. D. supervisor at the Institute of Space Technology. He obtained a bachelor's degree at Louisiana Tech University, a master's at Western New England College, and a Ph. D. at Vienna University of Technology. He was a research fellow at the French South African Institute of Technology. He is an associate editor of the SAE Aerospace journal. He is a fellow of HEA, a senior member of ACM, AIAA, and IEEE, a member of INCOSE and SIAM, and a member of the College of Reviewers of the UK Space Agency. In the Mathematics Genealogy Project, he is a 9th generation descendant of Bessel and 10th of Gauß. 

NRF/STINT Science and Technology Research Collaboration (ZAR900000 + SEK600000)

Area of expertise

Aero/space systems engineering


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