Dr Zhichao Ma

Teaching Fellow, Institute for Digital Technologies

Zhichao Ma

Dr Zhichao Ma joined Institute for Digital Technologies (Loughborough University London) in September 2023.

Zhichao was awarded a PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) degree in Mechanical Engineering from Newcastle University (UK) in 2021. Prior to joining Loughborough University London, Zhichao worked in FinTrust Research Group (School of Computing, Newcastle University) as a Research Associate, investigating the impact that FinTech generate in financial service industry. After the completion of FinTrust research project, Zhichao was appointed as a Teaching Fellow by School of Computing (Newcastle University), delivering high-quality teaching on a wide range of computer science modules.

Current research and collaborations

Zhichao’s current research focuses on exploring the potentials of Artificial Intelligence in Finance, ranging from Fraud detection, Credit risk management, Financial forecasting, Lending strategy, etc.

Areas of research expertise

  • Foundations of Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics
  • Statistical learning for Data Science