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Dr. Amr M. El-Sayed Ahmed is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Robotics & Autonomous Systems Research (RAS) Group, Design, Manufacturing and Engineering Management (DMEM), University of Strathclyde, UK, specializing in Human-Robot Collaboration (HRC) and Mechatronics design. His research interests include HRC, Bio-Mechatronics, Rehabilitation, and Smart Manufacturing. He designs intelligent systems and optimizes manufacturing processes through Digital Twins (DT). He designs robotic grippers to enhance the graspability of objects in different tasks and scenarios.

Dr. Amr M. El-Sayed Ahmed is also an Assistant Professor in Mechatronics and Robotics at the Department of Mechatronics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Assiut University, Egypt. He holds a PhD in Bio-Mechatronics (Biomedical) Engineering from the University of Malaya, Malaysia, and a M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering from Assiut University. He was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at University College Dublin, Ireland, and received fellowships from the Science Foundation Ireland and Marie Curie Fellowship to work on assistive devices for people with disabilities and at the Biorobotic Institute, Italy, respectively.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Engineering, Ph.D., Bio-Mechatronics, Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering, University of Malaya, Malaysia

Award Date: 5 Aug 2015

Master of Engineering, M.Sc., Mechatronics and Robotics, Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Assiut University, Egypt

Bachelor of Engineering, B.Sc. (Hons), Mechatronics and Robotics, Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Assiut University, Egypt

External positions

Assistant Professor at Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Assiut University, Egypt

2020 → …

Principal Investigator (PI), Postdoctoral Research Fellow & Industry Academic Fellow at School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering,, University College Dublin, Ireland

20202021

Postdoctoral Research Fellow & Medical Device Engineer at School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering,, University College Dublin, Ireland

20182020

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (Experienced Researcher) within the Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions , The BioRobotics Institute, Italy

20162017

Research and Teaching Assistant at Biomedical Engineering, University of Malaya, Malaysia

20122015

Assistant Lecturer at Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Assiut University, Egypt

20102012

Teaching Assistant at Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Assiut University, Egypt

20042010

Keywords

  • Mechatronics Systems
  • Robotics
  • Human Robot Collaboration Systems
  • Rehabilitation Systems
  • Wearable Haptic Devices
  • Prostheses Systems
  • Robotic Grippers Design
  • Exoskeleton (Robotics)
  • Smart Manufacturing
  • Control and Instrumentation
  • Digital Twins and Process Control
  • Autonomous Systems
  • Manufacturing Automation
  • System Modelling and Simulation
  • Smart Sensors and Actuators

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