Dr. Amir Hussain graduated with a B.Eng in Electronic & Electrical Engineering in 1992, from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland, with the highest 1st Class Honours of the year, for which he was awarded the Professor Maclean Memorial Medal of Distinction. From 1992-1995, he worked as a University of Strathclyde sponsored Doctoral Researcher and Teaching Assistant and was awarded his PhD in Electronic & Electrical Engineering in 1996.
From 1996-1998, he worked as a post-doctoral Research Fellow funded by the UK Government's Engineering Research Council (EPSRC), at the Department of Electronic Engineering of the University of Paisley, Scotland.
From 1998-2000, he was employed as an academic staff member of the Department of Applied Computing Science at the University of Dundee, Scotland.
Since 2000, he is working as an academic staff member in the Department of Computing Science at the University of Sterling, Scotland, where he is researching as part of the multi-disciplinary research Centre for Cognitive & Computational Neuroscience (CCCN).
Dr. Hussain is a full Member of the UK Higher Education Academy - formerly the UK Institute of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (ILTHE) - which is the UK Government's only recognized teaching qualification for academics in higher education.
In his spare time, Dr Hussain enjoys reading about history, economics and geopolitics. He also tries and helps with local community works.