Mojgan Hashemian

Mrs Mojgan Hashemian

Part-time Lecturer

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Science and Engineering
  • Department of Computer Science and Technology


  • BSc
  • MSc
  • PhD (Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa)


Mojgan Hashemian is a PhD candidate of Information System and Computer Engineering at IST/Universidade de Lisboa. She joined the University of Hull in October 2020 as a part time teaching staff. Currently, she is teaching Data Science and Visualization to post graduate students. Earlier, she joined GAIPS in September 2015 as a fellow collaborating with the RAGE project. In this project, they developed an asset to enhance the social skills of non-player characters. Her PhD thesis is focused on persuasive social agents. In September 2014, she received her master’s degree in the field of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics with an emphasis on Affective Computing from the University of Tehran, Iran. During her master's, her research aimed at improving Human experience with Computers by developing adaptive systems concerning the affective state of the human user. Earlier, she received her B.Sc. in Computer Hardware Engineering from Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST), Tehran, Iran, in September 2010. As her B.Sc. thesis, under the supervision of Dr Nasser Mozayyani, they updated the conventional Neocognitron ANN by extending it to the complex space. Her main research interests are Affective Computing, Human-Robot Interaction, Intelligent Games.


Data Analysis and Visualisation (771725_A20_T1)

Research interests

Human-Robot Interaction

Affective Computing

Intelligent Games

Cognitive Science

Data Science and Statistics