Alaa Alahmadi

Alaa Alahmadi


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Alaa Alahmadi is an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Manchester, and an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Taibah University, Saudi Arabia. She is passionate about interdisciplinary research crossing the fields of Computer Science, Cognitive Science, and Medicine. Her research has been recognised with numerous accolades including the MIT Innovators Under 35 Award, the IET Healthcare Technology Awards (Highly Commended), and the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee STEM for Britain Awards (only Computer Science finalist). She also won multiple university awards, including the University of Manchester Outstanding Doctoral Paper in Computer Science (2019), Outstanding Doctoral Thesis in Computer Science (Runner Up, 2022), and UK-SACB Saudi Excellence Doctoral Research Awards in 2019, 2020 and 2021.

Research interests

Alaa Alahmadi has a special interest in Cardiotoxicity, Proarrhythmia, Pharmacogenetics, and Sudden Arrhythmic Death Syndromes (SADS). She is interested in exploring new approaches to engineering healthcare technologies that use integrative knowledge for heart monitoring across multiple complex disciplines including Human Visual Perception, Medical Image Analysis, Systems Medicine & Genomics, and Neuro-Symbolic Explainable Artificial Intelligence. 

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

External positions

Head of the Information Systems Department, Taibah University

14 Nov 20215 Nov 2023

Assistant Professor of Computer Science, Taibah University

27 Aug 2021 → …

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Manchester Cancer Research Centre
  • Christabel Pankhurst Institute
  • Institute for Data Science and AI


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