Dr Abubakr Siddig is a post-doctoral researcher at UCD School of Computer Science, Ireland. He received his PhD degree in 2017 from University College Dublin, Ireland. He received his M.Sc. degree in 2010 from Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden. Dr Siddig obtained his B.Sc. (honours) degree in 2005 specialised in Electronics Engineering from the University of Khartoum, Sudan. He is a member of IEEE and a member of ACM. His current research focuses on the speech intelligibility in a VR environment.
Dr Siddig has vast experience in industry and academia. He was the business development manager at Canar Telecommunication, a fixed telecommunication service provider in Sudan, leading a team of professionals to deliver new products and services. He is currently a part-time lecturer at UCD school of computer science and at Griffith College, Ireland.
Dr Siddig research interest is signal processing and applied machine learning to Quality of Experience. He has an interest in other disciplines of computer science, particularly data science and chatbots.