Dr Raheleh Jafari


I hold the academic post of University Academic Fellow in Artificial Intelligence Technology in Fashion Design at the University of Leeds. I obtained a B.S. Degree in pure mathematics from Islamic Azad University in Shabestar, Iran in 2008 and a M.S. Degree in Applied Mathematics from Islamic Azad University in Arak, in 2010. I obtained a Ph.D. Degree in Automatic Control from National Polytechnic Institute (CINVESTAV-IPN), Mexico City, Mexico, in 2017. From 2017 to 2019 I held a post-doctoral research fellowship at the Department of Information and Communication Technology, University of Agder, Grimstad, Norway. My research expertise focuses on the areas of artificial intelligence, fuzzy logic, robotics and automation, textile technology and colour technology. I have published over 65 peer-reviewed papers in the areas of artificial intelligence, fuzzy logic, robotics and automation. I am also the author of a book published in the IEEE Press Series on Systems Science and Engineering, Wiley-IEEE Press in 2019. I am an IEEE-Member and have been on the editorial board of the Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems, and served as a reviewer in various journals and conferences. I have been Lead Guest Editor of Advances in Mechanical Engineering, Sage Journal, Special collection on intelligent techniques for fluid mechanics, in 2019. I have been involved in the Research Council of Norway (NFR) Project where I worked with artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques to develop social health bots. I have won Travel Awards from Electronics-MDPI Journal at Intelligent Systems Conference (IntelliSys), London, UK, in 2019. I have been Conference Chair and Program Committee member in several conferences.

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