International Scientific Conference
on Information Technology, Computer Science, and Data Science

Tarik Ahmed Rashid

Acting Dean of the School of Science and Engineering,
Director of the Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Innovation,
University of Kurdistan Hewler, Hewler, Kurdistan Region, Iraq.


Dr. Tarik Ahmed Rashid is the first Iraqi who received a Principal Fellow for the Higher Education Authority (PFHEA-UK) and a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH), Iraq. He pursued his Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Computer Science and Informatics School, College of Engineering, Mathematical and Physical Sciences, University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland. His areas of research cover the fields of Artificial Intelligence, Nature Inspired Algorithms, Swarm Intelligence, Computational Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Data Mining. He is a member of (IEEE, Machine Intelligence Research Labs). He has journal editorial experience as an editor/board member and acted as a Keynote conference speaker in several conferences, conference chairing, conference program committee member, etc. He has authored and edited (overall 135 Webs of Science and Scopus publication documents, including books and book chapters in CRC, Springer, Elsevier, and IET).

Keynote speech title

Unlocking Potential: Metaheuristic Algorithms Shaping the Future of Science and Engineering