As a computer scientist by training, Hassan is passionate about the role of artificial intelligence in the future of education. In his research, he employs exemplary techniques from the fields of machine learning, educational data mining and learning analytics to design, implement, validate and deliver solutions that use the digital footprints of learners towards improving students’ learning and enhancing their learning experience.

Hassan holds a Senior Fellowship with the Higher Education Academy, which has been awarded in recognition of his successful coordination, support, supervision, management and mentoring of others in relation to learning and teaching.

Prior to joining The University of Queensland, Hassan held a Lecturer position in the Department of Computer Science at The University of British Columbia. He holds a PhD from the School of Computing Science at Simon Fraser University in Canada.