Education

GROW School of Oncology and Developmental Biology, Maastricht University
2016 - (2020)

Maastricht, The Netherlands

Doctor of Philosophy (Machine Learning + Medical Imaging)

Graduate School of Design, Harvard University
2013 - 2015

Cambridge, MA

Master in Design Technology, Thesis: Material Analytics: Knowledge from Mechanical Behaviour Data, Coursework includes Computational Design, Data Science, Computational Solid Mechanics

College of Architecture, Art and Design, American University of Sharjah
2004 - 2009

Sharjah, UAE

Bachelor of Architecture - 5 year professional NAAB accredited, Sheikh Khalifa Scholarship

Research

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School
09.2016 -

Boston, MA

Machine Learning Researcher - Computational Imaging and Bioinformatics Laboratory - Radiation Oncology Department

2018 Assembly Cohort, MIT Media Lab & Berkman Klein Center, Harvard University
01.2018 - 05.2018

Cambridge, MA

Assembly Member - Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence

Mediated Matter Group, MIT Media Lab
06.2016 - 04.2017

Cambridge, MA

Research Affiliate - 3d printing material characterization, Developing multi-material bitmap 3d printing workflows

Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, Harvard University
08.2014 - 09.2016

Cambridge, MA

Research Fellow - Studying geometry-function relationships in biological composites and fabricating their synthetic analogs, Fabricating patient-specific medical devices from biomedical imaging data, Utlizing image processing in geometry description

Surgical Planning Laboratory, Brigham & Women’s Hospital
10.2015 - 07.2016

Boston, MA

Independent Contractor - Developing Image guided surgery hardware

Work Experience

Foster + Partners
03.2011 - 07.2013

Beijing, China

Assistant Architect for Datong Art Museum, Datong, Shanxi - In charge of both 36000m2 Cladding (roof & courtyard weathering steel /glass) and 4000 ton steel roof space truss packages, Developed roof panelization system and associated details with Cladding sub-contractor and suppliers, Resolved design issues with Local Design Institute, On-site liaison with engineers/contractors

Playze
01.2010 - 01.2011

Shanghai, China

Senior Project Architect for Tony’s farm hotel/offices, Pudong, Shanghai - Assigned tasks and led project team, Responsible for day-to-day running of the project, Reviewed structural, mechanical and electrical drawings

Internships
2006 - 2014

Misc.

2014: Case-Inc, New York, NY 2009: James Toomey Architects, Abudhabi 2008: Aedas, Dubai 2007: Besix construct + Road and Transport Authority – RTA, Dubai 2007: Burthill, Dubai 2006: Naga Architects, Dubai