Dr Gule Saman


Assistant Professor(T&S) - Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering
Gule Saman


Professional Title:

Assistant Professor

Teaching Group:

Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering, EPS-Data Science Graduate Apprenticeship

Additional Roles:

  • Co- Programme Director Data Science Graduate Apprenticeship
  • 1st Year DS-GA coordinator
  • Mentor PGCerTL
  • EPS Special Needs Coordinator
  • University Studies Committee (EPS representative)

Teaching Interest:

Data Science, Data Science Ethics, Machine Learning, Software Development, Data Structures and Algorithms.


Gule Saman is an Assistant Professor in the Electrical, Electronic and Computer Engineering Department. Since 2019 she has been teaching on the Graduate Apprenticeship Data Science Programme. She has developed expertise in Data Science and Image Processing following positions at University of Bath and Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University Peshawar, Pakistan.  She has worked on assessing surface quality using polarisation images and on medical image processing using machine learning.

Since 2021, Saman is the Co-Programme Director of the GA Data Science Programme. She is a mentor for the Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning and Career Ready Programme. She is an Evaluator for National ICT R&D Fund Pakistan. She is a Fellow of the higher Education Academy (FHEA).

In 2021, Saman received the "Inspiring Learning Early Career Award"(commendation) for her teaching at Heriot-Watt University.


Computer Vision, Surface Analysis, Data Science, Data Science Ethics, Learning and Teaching: Resilient Teaching Teams