Zubair Shah | Hamad Bin Khalifa University
Hamad Bin Khalifa University


Dr. Zubair Shah

Dr. Zubair Shah (PhD)

Assistant Professor
Information & Computing Technology
College of Science and Engineering

  • Phone+974 44541447
  • Office locationA009J, Ground Floor, LAS Building


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.


Research Interests

  • Health Informatics
  • Machine Learning
  • Deep Learning


Research Fellow

Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University, Sydney

2017 - 2019
  • Lecturer

    Department of Computer Science, City University of Science and IT, Peshawar, Pakistan

    2012 - 2013
  • System Engineer

    National Database & Registration Authority (NADRA), Peshawar, Pakistan

    2006 - 2009



University of New South Wales, Canberra, Australia

  • MS

    Politecnico Di Milano, Milano, Italy

  • BS

    University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan


Selected Publications