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Dr Ajaz Ali MSc, MBA, PhD, FBCS, FHEA


Ajaz is working with RUL since 2019 as a Course Director for a number of undergraduate and postgraduate courses which include Computer Science, Cyber Security, Creative Computing and Digital Marketing. Ajaz is also looking after the degree apprenticeships in “Broadcast and Media System Engineering” and “Digital and Technology Solutions”.

Ajaz has vast industrial and academic experience where he developed valuable skills in Digital Technologies. Ajaz has been working with Deloitte, Coventry University Group, Marriott Hotels and a number of higher education institutions for past 15 years.

His special area of interest is emerging technologies, especially use of 5G in broadcasting, AR/VR, healthcare, drones and autonomous vehicles. Ajaz is very keen on personal development of students and believes that students should walk out of a university with three-year’s worth of work experience instead of just an academic qualification.

This enables high employability and creativity within education and the industry. Ajaz is a big fan of IoT and robotics and uses Raspberry Pi, Arduino and other micro controller as a teaching aid along with programming in Python and other languages.

Ajaz writes articles in local and international newspapers on emerging technologies and trends. Ajaz has won numerous awards during his career and participated in various TV shows, seminars, talks and conferences as a panel member. He has recently published papers on uses of 5G technology for healthcare.

Ajaz is an enthusiast pilot and enjoys flying, baking and development of electronic kits for automation.

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Computing and Digital Technologies
Associate Head of Business and Computing