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Dr Shazia Afzal

Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader


Dr Shazia A Afzal has an MSc in Mathematics from University of the Punjab, Pakistan. She also obtained Higher Diploma in Computer Science in 1998 and a PhD in 2006 from National University of Ireland. During her PhD, she worked as part of Intelligent Information Retrieval research group in UCD. Her research interests include machine learning, information retrieval, XML markup and natural language processing; she has published a number of research papers and a book chapter in these areas. She received best paper award for one of her research papers in the session Information Retrieval in 7th World Multi-Conference onSystemics, Cybernetics and Informatics (SCI 2003). She has been with IT department, Dublin Business School (DBS) since 2007. In DBS, she teaches several undergraduate and postgraduate modules. She also performs severa lacademic duties in DBS such as Programme leader for Higher Diploma in Science in Computing, dissertation and project supervisor for postgraduate students,etc.