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Rameez has expertise in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Data Science and the Internet of Things (IoT). He combines research in these areas to address environmental and societal challenges. 

Prior to joining the University of Hull, Rameez worked on two European Commission Funded projects: LifeCritical and Smart Cities and Open Data REuse (SCORE) with nine European cities and three other Universities.

He has international teaching experience of more than four years in various Computer Science and AI subjects. 

Rameez Kureshi, Programme Director

Research interests

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Applications of AI, Data Science and IoT in Air Quality
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Industry 4.0 (predictive maintenance)
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Sustainability & Smart Cities

Career highlights

  • Attracting national and local media attention for his research

  • Presenting research on the use of AI for environmental challenges at a number of international forums including the ACM conference on the Internet of Things, the IEEE 7th World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT) and the International Conference on IoT and its Applications 

  • Getting the runner-up best paper award at the Annual Innovative Engineering Research Conference (AIERC) in 2021. 

Some insight for aspiring AI professionals...

 By far, the greatest danger of Artificial Intelligence is that people conclude too early that they understand it.    - Eliezer Yudkowsky


 Our intelligence is what makes us human, and AI is an extension of that quality.    - Yann LeCun



  • “Data-Driven Techniques for Low-Cost Sensor Selection and Calibration for the Use Case of Air Quality Monitoring”, Kureshi, R.R.; Mishra, B.K.; Thakker, D.; John, R.; Walker, A.; Simpson, S.; Thakkar, N.; Wante, A.K. Sensors Journal 2022, 22, 1093. (Impact factor:3.5) 
  • “Use Case of Building an Indoor Air Quality Monitoring System”, RR Kureshi, D Thakker, BK Mishra, B Ahmed. 2021 IEEE 7th World Forum on Internet of Things (WF-IoT), 747-752 
  • “AQ-SCIENCE: Air Quality - Smart Cities with IoT-ENabled Citizen EngagementApproach”, RR Kureshi, D Thakker, BK Mishra, R John, ACM conference on Internet of Things '21: 11th International Conference on the Internet of Things, St.Gallen, Switzerland, November 2021  

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