Ajmal Gharib

Dr Ajmal Gharib MEng, PhD, PGCE

Senior Lecturer Computing


Ajmal Gharib serves as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computing at Sheffield Hallam University. 


Ajmal Gharib obtained the MEng degree from the University of Sheffield and the PhD degree from University College London (UCL). Whilst at UCL, he successfully completed four MBA Electives at London Business School in management, strategy and entrepreneurship and published a peer reviewed journal article, two international conference papers and a research poster which was presented in the House of Commons during the competitive event of “SET for Britain 2014”. After triumphant completion of his research degree, he has worked, as a Data Scientist, on a joint knowledge transfer partnership project between UCL and the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (previously known as Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)). In 2018, he obtained the BCS’s Scholarship to do a PGCE in Computing at Manchester Metropolitan University. After obtaining the PGCE, in 2019, he started working as a full-time Lecturer in Computing/Software Engineering for QA Higher Education (QAHE) division which works in partnership with various UK universities, such as Roehampton, Solent, Ulster, Northumbria etc. While at QAHE, he has taught over 25 different Computing/Software Engineering modules on two different Computing programmes, developed current and stimulating learning materials for numerous modules, written assessments for multiple assessments, led a total of 10 modules, served as Head of Year 3 (Level 6) for with Roehampton Computing Partnership and served as Interim Programme Leader for Solent Computing Partnership. As of June 2023, he has been serving as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computing at Sheffield Hallam University. 

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