Dr. Aydin Azizi holds a PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering. Certified as an official instructor for the Siemens Mechatronic Certification Program (SMSCP), he currently serves as a Senior Lecturer at the Oxford Brookes University. His current research focuses on investigating and developing novel techniques to model, control and optimize complex systems. Dr. Azizi’s areas of expertise include Control & Automation, Artificial Intelligence and Simulation Techniques. Dr. Azizi is the recipient of the National Research Award of Oman for his AI-focused research, DELL EMC’s “Envision the Future” completion award in IoT for “Automated Irrigation System”, and ‘Exceptional Talent’ recognition by the British Royal Academy of Engineering.