Faraz Malik Awan is a Machine Learning Engineer/Data Scientist. He lives in Leeds, UK. His hometown is Islamabad, Pakistan. After completing high school education from Islamabad Model College, he joined COMSATS Institute of Information Technology and completed his BS Computer Science degree with distinction. After completing his BS degree, he started working for a German corporation, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) as a Software Engineer. Later on, he moved to South Korea and completed his MS in Computer Science and Engineering, majoring in System Software from Chung-Ang University, Seoul. After his MS studies, he moved to Paris and started working as a Research Engineer at Telecom SudParis (TSP), which was in collaboration with his Ph.D. from Institut Polytechnique de Paris. During his job at TSP, he conducted research on AI-based recommendation and prediction systems for Smart Cities (He is expecting to defend his Ph.D. thesis in a few months). After working at TSP for three years, he got a job offer from the University of Leeds, where he is currently working as a Research Fellow. His responsibilities as a research fellow are to perform data analysis and develop AI-based e-solutions for deliberative democracy for the city of Aarau, Switzerland. His research interest includes Smart Cities, Machine/Deep Learning, IoT, NLP, Data Analytics, and Context-Aware Systems.