Dr Zaki will provide local leadership for the CSA team following Professor Andy Neely’s appointment as Pro-Vice-Chancellor: Enterprise and Business Relations.


Professor Neely intends to stay involved in the CSA and participate as actively as he can.


Dr Zaki's research interests lie in the field of Big Data advanced modelling and its application on Digital Manufacturing and services. He uses an interdisciplinary approach to data science techniques to address a range of real organisations’ problems.


Dr Zaki is research manager and co-investigator in many UK research councils projects (EPSRC/ESRC) and industrial research projects sponsored by big organisations such as IBM, Cisco, BAE Systems, Caterpillar, Rolls Royce, Zoetis, Pearson, GEA Food Manufacturer.