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Scholarly biography

Thar Baker (Senior Member, IEEE) (Senior Fellow, HEA) is Professor of Industry 4.0/5.0 in the School of Architecture, Technology and Engineering at University of Brighton (UoB). Prior to joining UoB, Prof Baker spent a few years in the College of Computing and Informatics at the University of Sharjah (UoS) in the United Arab Emirates. Before then, he was Reader in Cloud Engineering and Head of Applied Computing Research Group (ACRG) in the Faculty of Engineering and Technology at Liverpool John Moores University in the UK. 

To date, he has published > 220 Scopus-indexed scientific papers and articles. He is Assoc-/Editor of many international journals of Elsevier, Springer, ACM, IET, Wiley. Thar was appointed as Expert Evaluator of the EU-FP7, British Council, Newton Funds, UNISCO funds. He is the Chair of the Board of Governors of the eSystems Engineering Society (eSES), member of BCS, a member of ACM, and a member of the Institute of Leadership and Management (iLM). For many years, he was a member of two prestigious and internationally influencing committees of the British Computer Society (BCS): Higher Education Qualifications (HEQ) panel, and Professional Examination Board (PEB).

Prof Baker has supervised 10+ PhD students to successful completion. He has also established a track record of PhD research degree examination, both in the UK and abroad.  

External positions

Senior Member, IEEE

2021 → …

Senior Fellow, Higher Education Academy, UK

2018 → …

External Examiner, De Montfort University

External Examiner, Kingston University

External Examiner, Sheffield Hallam University

External Examiner, University of Greenwich

Keywords

  • QA76 Computer software
  • Cloud computing
  • Edge AI
  • IoT
  • Industry 4.0/5.0
  • Federated learning

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