Dr. Zubair Shah is an Assistant Professor at the Division of ICT, College of Science and Engineering, HBKU. Dr. Shah received an MS degree in Computer System Engineering from Politecnico di Milano, Italy, and a Ph.D. degree from the University of New South Wales, Australia. He was a Research Fellow from 2017-2019 at the Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University, Australia. Dr. Shah’s expertise is in the field of artificial intelligence and big data analytics, and their application to health informatics.
His research is focused on health informatics, particularly in relation to public health, using social media data (e.g., Twitter) and news sources to identify patterns indicative of population-level health. He has published his work in various A-tier international journals and conferences.