Hamza is a former researcher at the Australian National University. His research at the ANU focused on automated manufacturing of aircraft structures consisting of composite materials (e.g. Carbon Fibre-Reinforced Polymers, Glass Fibre-Reinforced Polymers).
He was in charge of the ANU Robot Cell which included two industrial robots, and supported a variety of research projects with applications in aerospace and in the automotive industry. He is an expert in automated manufacturing methods including Automated Fibre Placement (AFP) and Automated Tape Laying (ATL).