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Nasser Sherkart

Professor Nasser Sherkat

Head, Department of Engineering and Mathematics


Nasser Sherkat joined Sheffield Hallam University in 2017 and is currently Head of Engineering and Mathematics Department and a Professor of Human Machine Interaction. His main research expertise is to explore the means of extracting and combining information to achieve “natural” human-machine interaction. Various UK and EU funding bodies have funded his research. He has over 150 research publications and supervised 23 PhD studies (17 as director of studies) to completion.

  • Research

    MATHISIS - Managing Affective-learning THrough Intelligent atoms and Smart InteractionS European Commission (Brussels, European Union, Belgium) 2016-01 to 2019-12 | Grant

    Part of Grant: 687772

    No One Left Behind European Commission (Brussels, European Union, Belgium) 2014-01 to 2016-12 | Grant

    Part of Grant: 645215

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    Collaborators and sponsors

    Interactive Systems Research Group

  • Other activities

    PhD external examiner at

    • Essex University
    • University of Exeter
    • University of Kent
    • Middlesbrough University
    • University of Nottingham
    • University of Loughborough
    • Staffordshire University
  • Postgraduate supervision

    J. Sarsfield      Real-time motion tracking for stroke rehabilitation (Co-supervisor at Nottingham Trent University)

    M.Taheri          Brain Computer Interface (Director of Studies at Nottingham Trent University)

    R Alfrjani         A Hybrid Semantic Web / Machine Learning Approach to Opinion Mining (Co-supervisor at Nottingham Trent University)

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