Advisor and Head of Scientific Methodology of De-radicalisation – Norway
As a researcher and expert in the field of radicalisation and terrorism, Tahir Mahmood has been attached to national projects in Norway, working as a consultant, developer and project director. With studies in CAD/CAM, Process Engineering and Commerce, conducted on the University College Salford UK, he has developed projects and courses on counter-radicalisation in the NGO-Resource centre for Diversity, Integration and Peace of Drammen, Norway (Ressurssenter for Mangfold Integrering og Fred)– as well as knowledge based indicators and barometers about risk of radicalisation. Tahir is also the founder of the Dynamic Process Model of radicalisation for operationalisation, Algebraic equation of radicalisation, mapping methods for radicalisation, de-radicalisation dialogue model and the author of many publications about risk indicators, counter-radicalisation and Islamic religion.
Presently, Tahir has designed DSS Decision making support system to identify radicalisation with prevention solutions and developing the software in partnership with University College of South East Norway.