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Ossama Alshabrawy is a Lecturer in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences. Ossama is interested in AI, Machine Learning/Deep Learning and Data Science, in particular around the domains of healthcare applications.

Ossama's recent work focuses on analysing the social interactions of people with Depression in terms of analysing the speech and physical activities of the patients and extract digital markers from the data. He is also interested in analysing the acceleromter data of people with metabolic diseases especially Type-2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular disease. More recently, he is focusing on the assessment of digital markers and treatment response evaluation from MRI images for Bipolar disorder.

Previously, Ossama was a research associate in the School of Computing, Newcastle University working on designing and assessment of deep learning networks and other machine learning models for predicting disease state from a combination of free-living movement data(accelerometry), trained over “Big Data” cohorts of individuals. Prior to that Ossama obtained his PhD degree in data science for healthcare from the School of Computing, Newcastle University. He obtained MSc in Computer Science from Port-Said University, Egypt and BSc in Maths and Computer Science from Damietta University, Egypt.

Research interests

AI, Machine Learning/Deep Learning, Data Science, Wearable Computing, Digital Health

Further Information

Campus Address

B114, Ellison Building
Northumbria University
Newcastle upon Tyne

Education/Academic qualification

Computing, PhD, Newcastle University

21 Sep 201516 Mar 2020

Award Date: 16 Mar 2020


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