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Imran Hashmi

Imran Hashmi

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Senior Research Fellow

Wolfson Building, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QD


Research interests in Modern Software Engineering, Modeling & Simulation; Digital Twin Technologies, Geo-spatial Data science, Geo-spatial Visual Analytics, Analysis & formal verification of complex systems and innovative Information and Communication Technologies.

  • Modelling languages for agent-based models
  • Synthetic populations; Populating agent-based models with realistic agent behaviors
  • Calibrating large-scale agent-based models;
  • Validation and verification of agent-based models


I am currently serving as a senior postdoc researcher at the Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford in the Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Research Group [2022]. 

I have served as fulltime Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Global Health Infectious Disease Research, College of Public Health, University of South Florida [2021-2022]. I have served as Research Fellow/scientific software engineer at the Brunel University London, College of Engineering, Design and Physical Sciences Department of Computer Science in the area of Modeling & Simulation [2019-2021]. I am a tenured Associate Professor at the Department of Computing, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS), National University of Sciences and Technology, (Pakistan); and the founding Director of the Center for Research in Modeling & Simulation (CRIMSON) [2015-2019].

Earned Doctoral degree in Software & Computer Systems at School of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), KTH-Royal Institute of Technology Sweden in 2013; Earned Master’s degree in Software Engineering of Distributed Systems at School of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), KTH, Sweden in 2007