Dr. Zeyar Aung
Dr. zeyar aung Associate Professor Electrical Engineering And Computer Science

Contact Information
zeyar.aung@ku.ac.ae +971501310423


Dr. Zeyar Aung is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Khalifa University. He earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the National University of Singapore in 2006. He joined Masdar Institute, which later became a part of Khalifa University, as an Assistant Professor in 2010. Prior to that, he worked as a research fellow at Institute for Infocomm Research, A*STAR (Agency for Science, Technology and Research), Singapore from 2006 to 2010.

Dr. Aung’s current research interests are in data analytics, machine learning, and their applications in various domains like cyber security, social media, renewable energy, and environmental studies. His past research interests were in bioinformatics and chemoinformatics. He is a senior member of IEEE.

  • Ph.D., Computer Science, National University of Singapore (Singapore), 2006
  • B.Comp.Sc. (Honors 1st Class), University of Computer Studies (Myanmar), 1999

  • Introduction to Computing Using C++ (ENGR112)
  • Foundations of Computer Science (COSC101)
  • Introduction to Machine Learning (COSC434)
  • Data Science (COSC621)

Affiliated Research Institutes/Centers
  • Center for Catalysis and Separation
  • Research Center for Digital Supply Chain and Operations Management

Research Interests
  • Machine Learning
  • Data Analytics

Research Projects

Research Center for Digital Supply Chain and Operations Management (member)

Project: Detection of Manufacturing Defects in Steel Using Machine Learning

Center for Catalysis and Separations (CeCaS) (member)

Project: Machine Learning for Catalysis


Research Staff and Graduate Students:

Aishah M. Al Yammahi Ph.D. student
Maya S. Alhemeiri Ph.D. student
Zeina M. Aboulhosn M.Sc. in Computer Science student
Maryam A. Alsereidi M.Sc. in Computer Science student
Eissa K. Alremeithi M.Sc. in Computational Data Science student
Khamis M. Alkhyeli M.Sc. in Computational Data Science student