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Dr Mohammed Aquil Mirza

Dr MOHAMMED Aquil Mirza


BEng (Osmania), MS by Res (IIIT-H), MPhil (KAUST), PhD [PolyU(H.K.)]


Dr. Mohammed Aquil Mirza has extreme interdisciplinary teaching and research experience with a profound educational background. His area of teaching and research focuses mainly on robotics, ranging from surgical applications (health technology) to construction robots (building and real estate). He has also closely worked in the field of wireless and complex networks for underwater communications. Apart from these, he has worked and won industrial awards and start-up funds of over HK$ 1M+ in the fields of embedded systems, neural network modelling, machine learning, deep learning, optimization, big data analytics, etc. His core strengths incorporate both hardware and software development for meeting the realistic demands of societal applications.


Prior to joining PolyU, he served at well-known and reputed universities and industries by taking varied teaching and management roles, positions and responsibilities. He has also served as a chief editor and reviewer for renowned journals of engineering. He is always passionate about investigating interdisciplinary areas of engineering, reflecting on and meeting the needs of industrial standards and implementing state-of-the-art technologies. Working in the field of robotics, he is presently focused and determined to develop smart construction robots for complex network structures.

Academic and Professional Experience

  • Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology, Osmania University, India
  • Master of Science by Research VLSI & Embedded Systems, IIIT-Hyderabad, India
  • Post Graduate Cert/Dip in Engineering Management, UCL, London, United Kingdom
  • Master of Science/M.Phil. in Electrical Engineering, KAUST, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Computing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

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