Dr Shaily Kabir gained a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Nottingham, UK in 2020 under the prestigious ‘Commonwealth Scholarship from the UK’. Prior to that she received BSc (honours) and MSc in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. She obtained another master’s degree in Computer Science from Concordia University, Canada. She gained practical research experience as postdoctoral research positions at different projects funded by the Dstl and EPSRC at the University of Nottingham. She won prestigious IEEE CIS student research grant and visited as a research scholar to Michigan Technology University, USA for undertaking collaborative research.
Before joining at Keele, she worked as an Associate Professor at the department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh and recently held an 'Honorary Assistant Professor' position at the school of Computer Science, University of Nottingham. She has published several research papers at top AI/ML venues and served as a publication co-chair in IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (Fuzz-IEEE) held in Luxembourg, 2021. She is a reviewer of reputed journals/conferences and a member of IEEE and the LUCID research group at the University of Nottingham.

Research and scholarship

Her research broadly covers the areas of uncertainty analysis, human centric AI, machine learning, and data science, particularly, developing efficient and interpretable AI-based solutions to real-world problems (e.g., recommender systems, intelligent transportation systems).


School of Computer Science and Mathematics
Keele University