Yousef Amar's Education

PhD in Electronic Engineering and Computer Science

Jan 2016 – Apr 2020

Queen Mary University of London
University of Genoa
Imperial College London

PhD research with a focus on Systems, Networks, Privacy, and Security


  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Society
  • IEEE Student Branch
  • Engineers Without Borders
  • Trading and Investment Society
  • Design Society

Master of Engineering in Computer Systems Engineering with Business Management

Sept 2010 – July 2014

The University of Birmingham

First class Honours

Decided to transfer course from Electronic Engineering with Business Management on completion of my first year. Awarded the First Class Excellence Scholarship for four consecutive years as a result of an impeccable record.


  • Electronic, Electrical & Computer Engineering Society
  • Birmingham Enterprise and Entrepreneur’s Society (BEES)
  • Games Development Society
  • Investment Society

Modules Pertinent to Current Interests

  • Data Mining
  • Computer Vision
  • Computer Networking
  • Computer Hardware and Digital Design
  • Digital Systems and Embedded Computing
  • Digital Logic and Microprocessor Systems
  • Object Oriented Software Design
  • Computer Systems, Algorithms and Data Structures
  • C Programming and Algorithmic Problem Solving
  • Project Management and Professional Practice
  • Advanced Interactive 3D Design for Virtual Environments and Serious Games


  • Student Representative of the Department of Electronic, Electrical, and Computer Engineering for 2 consecutive years and Student Rep Chair for 1 year
  • Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) Leader; tutoring first year students
  • Ambassador for the University of Birmingham on a cultural exchange program in China for future direct-entry students
  • EECE Green Impact project assistant for 2 years and sole student delegate
  • Certification of completion of Birmingham Start-Up Masterclasses 2013

European Baccalaureate

Sept 2002 – Sept 2010

European School Frankfurt am Main

  • Twice medalist at the annual European School Science Symposium
  • Student council president candidate
  • Lead role in 3 Shakespearean plays