Ewch i’r prif gynnwys
Dr Mohammad Al-Amri

Dr Mohammad Al-Amri

Cydymaith Ymchwil

Ysgol y Gwyddorau Gofal Iechyd

Email:
al-amrim@cardiff.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0)29 206 87115
Location:
Ystafell GF5 / 13.17, Ystafell GF5, Ty Dewi Sant, Campws y Mynydd Bychan, Prifysgol Caerdydd, Caerdydd CF14 4XN / 13fed llawr, Tŷ Eastgate, Prifysgol Caerdydd, Heol Casnewydd, Caerdydd CF24 0AB
Sylwebydd y cyfryngau
Ar gael fel goruchwyliwr ôl-raddedig
My research interests are Virtual Reality based Rehabilitation and Movement Analysis. My ultimate ambition is to translate the research into real-world applications such that the impact of the research could be measured through benefits to users (patients and clinical staff). I am a member of a team of researchers who are evaluating of biomechanics strategies used by patients with Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries during functional tasks and implications for treatment. I contribute in developing and testing whether the novel virtual reality technology can help to ameliorate the ACL condition.

I obtained my PhD in Rehabilitation Engineering from the Centre for Biomedical Engineering at University of Surrey. During my PhD studies, I have had considerable research experience in several biomedical engineering fields including Virtual Rehabilitation and Clinical Movement Analysis. This allowed the development of the Surrey Virtual Rehabilitation System (SVRS) that is considered appropriate for gait rehabilitation protocols. As part of the SVRS I developed the Real-time Treadmill Speed Control Algorithm that makes augmented treadmill training feasible.

Conference programme Committee memberships

  • Workshop on Game Abilitation and Virtual Reality Healthcare (GameVReHealth 2012)
  • The 5th WSEAS International Conference on Biomedical Electronics And Biomedical Informatics

Conference Referee Assignments

  • the 5th WSEAS International Conference on Biomedical Electronics and Biomedical Informatics (BEBI '12)
  • the 3rd IEEEAM International conference on Circuits, Systems, Control, Signals (CSCS '12)
  • the 12th WSEAS International Conference on Applied Computer Science (ACS '12)
  • the 1st International Conference on Health Science and Biomedical Systems
  • the 11th WSEAS International Conference on Signal Processing (SIP '12)

Professional Memberships

  • January 2013 -  Present: Early Career Investigator Representative on the International Society for Virtual Rehabilitation.
  • January 2010 -  December 2012: Postgraduate Student Representative on the International Society for Virtual Rehabilitation.
  • 2005 - Present: Full Membership of Jordan Engineering Association (JEA).
  • 2006 -  2007: A Member of the IEEE Student Branch at the University Putra Malaysia

Honours

  • 2010 : Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy
  • 2008 -  2012: PhD Studentship from University of Surrey to complete the PhD degree in Biomedical Engineering.
  • 2000 - 2005: Royal Hashemite Studentship to complete the BSc. of Electronic Engineering at Yarmouk University.

General Memberships

  • 2008 - Present: Junior Membership of the International Society for Virtual Rehabilitation (ISVR).
  • 2008 -  2012: Student Membership of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET).
  • 2008 - 2011: Student Membership of European Society of Biomechanics (ESB).
  • 2003 - 2008: Student Membership of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE).

Employment

  • 1st April 2008 -  September 2012: Researcher, Centre for Biomedical Engineering, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK
  • October 2008 -   July 2012: Teaching Assistant , Division of Mechanical, Medical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Surrey, UK
  • January to August, 2012: Visiting Clinical Engineer, Gait Laboratory, Queen Mary's Hospital, Roehampton, London
  • July to December, 2005: Research Assistant and Laboratory Engineer, Electronic Engineering Department, Yarmouk University, Jordan
  • 2004: Six months experience in Web Development using ASP.NET under VB.Net, at Mansor Incubator, Yarmouk University, Jordan.
  • 2003-2005: A Private tutor for some engineering courses at private centres, Irbid, Jordan.

Anrhydeddau a Dyfarniadau

  • Prize of Best Poster presentation, 10th International Conference on Virtual Rehabilitation (2013).
  • Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (2010)
  • PhD Studentship from University of Surrey (2008 to 2012).
  • Royal Hashemite Undergraduate Studentship (2000 to 2005).

Aelodaethau proffesiynol

  • International Society for Virtual Rehabilitation (ISVR).
  • The Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM).
  • The Cardiff Institute for Tissue Engineering and Repair (CITER).
  • Welsh Arthritis Research Network (WARN).
  • Jordan Engineering Association (JEA).

Ymrwymiadau siarad cyhoeddus

  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) Ambassador.
  • Cardiff University and the School of healthcare Sciences public engagement.
  • Involving People in Research.
  • Session Chair for the 11th International Conference on Disability, Virtual Reality and Associated Technologies with ArtAbilitation.
  • Jordanian Scientists & Technology Abroad Meeting.

Pwyllgorau ac adolygu

  • Academic Researcher Representative of the School of Healthcare in the Cardiff University Research Staff Association.
  • HCARE Athena Swan Sub Committee.

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

  • Al-Amri, M., Ghoussayni, S. and Ewins, D. 2011. An overview of the Surrey virtual reality system in the rehabilitation of gait for children with cerebral palsy. Presented at: 11th WSEAS International Conference on Applied Informatics and Communications (AIC '11), 4th WSEAS International BEBI Conference (BEBI '11), Florence, Italy, 23-25 August 2011 Presented at Lazard, M. et al. eds.Recent Advances in Applied and Biomedical Informatics and Computational Engineering in Systems Applications - Proceedings of the 11th WSEAS International Conference on Applied Informatics and Communications (AIC '11) [...]. WSEAS Press pp. 210-215.

2009

2007

I teach Research Methods and Health Improvement in Health and Social Care (HCT118_16A) at MSc level covering issues related to research dissemination and critical appraisal. I also teach the practical part of the Clinical Kinaesiology and Tissue Pathology (HCT226) at MSc level.

I supervise MSc students on the dissertations module. Current MSc project titles:

  • Effects of a Concurrent Working Memory Task on Gait Performance in Healthy Adults.
  • Effects of an Augmented Cognitive Inhabitation Task on Temporal-Spatial gait Parameters in Healthy Adults.

2013 to 2016: I have successfully supervised and co-supervised 6 MSc students. Dissertation titles include:

  • The Differences in Knee Kinetic and Kinematic Movement Patterns between Performing a Lunge Exercise and a Lunge Whilst Performing a Dual-Task.
  • The dual task effect of conversating while walking on gait spatiotemporal parameters in healthy young adults.
  • Biomechanical Assessment of Walking in Healthy Adults during Obstacles Negotiation.
  • The Effect of Dual-Task on Walking in Young Adults.
  • The Effect of Sloped Surfaces on Motor Control of Gait in Healthy Young Adults Using the Grail System.
  • Development of a Social Rehabilitation Application.

My research interests are Virtual Reality based Rehabilitation and Movement Analysis. My ultimate ambition is to translate the research into real-world applications such that the impact of the research could be measured through benefits to users (patients and clinical staff). I am a member of a team of researchers who are evaluating of biomechanics strategies used by patients with Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries during functional tasks and implications for treatment. I contribute in developing and testing whether the novel virtual reality technology can help to ameliorate the ACL condition.

The research team:

  • Prof Robert van Deursen
  • Dr Paulien Roos
  • Dr Kate Button

Previous Research Projects and Research Interests

Research projects:

  • 2008 - 2012: "Virtual Reality based Rehabilitation System"
  • 2006 -  2007: "Characteristics of Korotkoff Sounds in Athletes and non-Athletes using Higher Order Spectrum Analysis"
  • July 2005 -  December 2005: "Development of Biomedical Signal Analysis Techniques"
  • 2003: "Computer Based Measuring System"

Research Interests:

  • Movement Analysis
  • Virtual Reality based Rehabilitation
  • Virtual Reality based physical exercises
  • Gait Rehabilitation techniques
  • Biomedical Signal Analysis

I am interested in discussing the possibility of supervising research projects related to any of my research interest areas: virtual reality applications in rehabilitation including tele-rehabilitation and biofeedback; movement analysis and cognitive in dementia and traumatic brain injury; movement adaptations to slope walking; and clinical applications of related integrated technology for assessment and intervention.

If you are interested in applying for a PhD, or for further information regarding my postgraduate research, please contact me directly (contact details available on the 'Overview' page), or submit a formal application.

Goruchwyliaeth gyfredol

Abdulrahman Salah Mashabi

Research student

Fawaz Alrasheedi

Fawaz Alrasheedi

Research student

Mohannad Felemban

Research student

Mrs Riham Abuzinadah

Research student