Fei Zhao

    Reader in Hearing Science
    Cardiff Metropolitan University

    Dr Fei Zhao, Reader in Hearing Science, Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences, Cardiff Metropolitan University. He has been awarded an Artificial Intelligence in Health and Care Award, through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). Dr Zhao also won Global Academies and Santandar 2021 Fellowship Award. This funding enables Dr Zhao to collaborate with a world-leading scholar in this field, Professor De Wet Swanpoel from the University of Pretoria in South Africa. Professor Swanpoel also serves as the scientific advisor of an award winning digital health company, the HearX Group, which specialises in mobile health solutions for ear and hearing care. Further development and implementation of effective and non-specialist AI tools will improve accessibility and quality of global hearing healthcare for children living with hearing impairment.