CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO)
Dr Rahat Iqbal is a Reader/Associate Professor in the Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing at Coventry University with over 18 years of academic experience. He has a track record of project management and leadership of industrial projects funded by EPSRC, TSB, ERDF and local industries (e.g. Jaguar Land Rover Ltd, Trinity Expert Systems Ltd). He was involved in the project management and development of the EU FP7 project CHIL (Computers in Human Interaction Loop) at the Technical University of Eindhoven , Netherlands. Recently, he has successfully led a project in collaboration with Jaguar Land Rover on self-learning car for predicting driver’s behaviour for personalisation of telematics and optimisation of route planning. He has managed many industrial projects, in Intelligent Systems, Predictive Modelling, User Behaviour, Information Retrieval and Fault Detection. He has published more than 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals and reputable conferences and workshops. Dr Iqbal is on the programme committee of several international conferences and workshops. He is also a fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy (HEA). Dr Iqbal has also edited several special issues of international journals within the field of Information Retrieval and User Supportive systems.