Bashir M. Al-Hashimi

Executive Dean of Faculty of Natural & Mathematical Sciences at King's College London

Professor Bashir M. Al-Hashimi CBE FREng is an ARM Professor of Computer Engineering and the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Natural & Mathematical Sciences at King’s College London.

Bashir is a renowned world-leading computer engineer, who has made significant contributions to understanding the interactions between hardware and software of energy-constrained computing and its application in industrial designs. He is acknowledged internationally in the field of energy-efficient computing and systems engineering and his research has won numerous academic awards and widespread external recognition. He has played a prominent role in the development of battery-free computing that underpins a broad range of digital technologies as an emerging field, such as the internet of things. He was awarded a CBE in 2018 for services to engineering and industry. In 2020, he was awarded the Faraday Medal by the IET for seminal theoretical and experimental contributions to manufacturing test of system-on-chip, pioneering new test data and low power compression methods and algorithms for energy-efficient computing. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in 2013 and as a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in 2011.

Prior to joining King’s, Bashir served at the University of Southampton as Executive Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences from August 2018 - March 2020, following his role as Executive Dean of the Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering from 2014 - 2018.

Bashir is also a passionate advocate of equality and inclusion and championing diversity in both higher education and within the Engineering profession.


  • Executive Dean of Faculty of Natural & Mathematical Sciences

    Current role

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