Professor AMR AHMED

    Accepting PhD Students

    PhD projects

    * Medical Image/Video Analysis
    * Digital Pathology [Image/Video Analysis].
    * Breast Cancer [Image Analysis].


    Research activity per year

    Personal profile


    Amr’s research interest and expertise is focused on the applications of AI/ML with computer vision and image/video processing for analysis, understanding, and interpretation of visual contents (Images and Videos) as well as related textual contents. His current (and previous) research topics include:

    • Supporting Medical Diagnosis and health-related applications, including:
      • Liver Characterisation
      • Lesion detection, segmentation, and classification.
      • Personalised Health screening & monitoring.
      • CBIR and fusion of multimodal data for diagnosis.
    • Integration of knowledge with computer vision for semantic scene understanding.
    • Contents-Based Image Retrieval (CBIR).
    • Video Annotation and Video and scene understanding, semantic analysis.
    • Video Matching & Similarity.
    • Handwriting recognition, especially in Arabic.

      Prof. Ahmed has successfully supervised a number of PhD and MSc by research students, and couple of RAs on his research projects. He is a Member of various professional bodies, including the British Computer Society (MBCS) and IAENG {International Association of Engineering}. 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 Computer Graphics and Animation from the University of Surrey, U.K., in 2005.

      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.

      For more information about the current, previous, and future research areas and news, please have a look at Amr’s blog on “” 

    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

    Education/Academic qualification

    PGCert, University of Lincoln

    Award Date: 10 Oct 2010

    PhD, 3D Graphics & Human Animation, University of Surrey

    Award Date: 3 Jan 2005

    MSc, Online Arabic Handwriting Recognition, Ain Shams University, EGYPT.

    Award Date: 4 Jan 2000

    BSc, Electrical Engineering (Computer and Automatic Control), Ain Shams University, EGYPT.

    Award Date: 20 May 1993

    Research Centres

    • Centre for Intelligent Visual Computing Research
    • Data and Complex Systems Research Centre
    • Data Science STEM Research Centre


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