Profile

Dr Ahmed, Senior Lecturer,  is a research active academic,  at the School of Computer Science (LSoCS), University of Lincoln.  He is also the Founder and Leader of the DCAPI {Digital Contents Analysis, Production, and Interaction} research group.

Amr’s research interest and expertise is focused on the applications of computer vision and image/video processing for analysis, understanding, and interpretation of visual contents (Images and Videos). His current (and previous) research topics include:
·         Video Annotation.
·         Video scene understanding and semantic analysis.
·         Integration of knowledge with computer vision for semantic scene understanding.
·         Contents-Based Image Retrieval (CBIR).
·         Applications in Medical Diagnosis and health-related applications, including:
o   CBIR and fusion of multimodal data for diagnosis.
o   Surgery planning and Virtual Training (Virtual & Augmented Reality)

·         User-Generated Contents (Blogs, forums) analysis.

·         Handwriting recognition, especially in Arabic.

Dr Ahmed has successfully supervised a number of PhDs and MSc by research students, and couple of RAs on his research projects.  He is a Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS) and the IEEE Computer Society. Amr is also a committee member, a member of Editorial Board, and reviewer for a number of international journals and conferences {details in the Professional Memberships and activities}. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and M.Sc. degree (by research) in Computer and Systems Engineering, from Ain Shams University, Egypt, in 1993 and 1998 respectively, and his Ph.D. degree in 3D Computer Graphics and Animation from the University of Surrey, U.K., in 2004.

Amr worked in the industry for several years, including in Sharp Labs of Europe (SLE), Oxford (UK), as a Research Scientist, and other Engineering Consultants companies abroad.  He also worked as a Research Fellow, at the University of Surrey, before joining the academic staff at the University of Lincoln in 2005.

Amr welcomes any potential collaborators and/or potential researchers/students to contact him to discuss any potential research ideas. {See “Vacancies” page for current vacancies}

Contact details On the Web:
Dr Amr Ahmed
School of Computer Science
University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool
Lincoln LN6 7TS
United Kingdom
On Academia:
http://ulincoln.academia.edu/AmrAhmed
On ResearchGate:

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Amr_Ahmed

Email: aahmed@lincoln.ac.uk
Tel.: +44 (0) 1522 837376
Fax.: +44(0) 1522 886974
Staff Web Page:
http://staff.lincoln.ac.uk/aahmed