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Dr. Mohamed AbdAllah ElHelw

Assistant Professor ,
Center for Informatics Sciences, 
School of Communications and Information Technology. 

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EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. Computer Science, Imperial College, University of London, UK, 2006.
  • D.I.C. Diploma of Imperial College in Visual Information Processing, 2006.
  • M.Sc. Computer Science, University of Hull, UK, 1997.
  • B.Sc. Computer Science, The American University in Cairo, 1993.

       

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Ubiquitous Computing.
  • 3D Computer graphics and simulation.
  • Scientific and medical visualization.
  • General-purpose programming on the graphics processing unit (GPGPU).

TEACHING

  • Computer Graphics and Virtual Environments.
  • Scientific Computing.
  • Scientific Visualization.

SOCIETIES & MEMBERSHIPS

  • ACM
  • IEEE

SELECTED RECENT PUBLICATIONS

1.        M.A. ElHelw and G.Z. Yang, “Cylindrical Relief Texture Mapping”, In Proceedings of WSCG, ISSN 1213-6972, vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 125-132, 2003.

2.        D. Stoyanov, M.A. ElHelw, B.P. Lo, A.J. Chung, F. Bello and G.Z. Yang, “Current Issues of Photorealistic Rendering for Virtual and Augmented Reality in Minimally Invasive Surgery”, In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Information Visualization (IV03), IEEE, pp. 350-359, 2003.

3.        M.A. ElHelw, A. Chung and G.Z. Yang, “A Novel Method for Simulating Soft Tissue Deformation”, In Proceedings of Medical Image Understanding and Analysis (MIUA), University of Sheffield, pp. 83-90, 2003.

4.        M.A. ElHelw, A.J. Chung, A. Darzi and G.Z. Yang, “Image-Based Modelling of Soft Tissue Deformation”, In Proceedings of Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), Springer LNCS 2878, pp. 83-90, 2003.

5.        M.A. ElHelw, B.P. Lo, A Darzi and G.Z. Yang, “Real-Time Photo-Realistic Rendering for Surgical Simulation with Graphics Hardware”, In Proceedings of Medical Imaging and Augmented Reality (MIAR), Springer LNCS 3150, pp. 346-352, 2004.

6.        M.A. ElHelw, B.P. Lo, A.J. Chung, A. Darzi and G.Z. Yang, “Photorealistic Rendering of Large Tissue Deformation for Surgical Simulation”, In Proceedings of Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), Springer LNCS 3216, pp. 355-362, 2004.

7.        A. Chung, F. Deligianni, M.A. ElHelw, P. Shah, A. Wells, and G. Z. Yang, “Assessing Realism of Virtual Bronchoscopy Images Via Specialist Survey and Eye-Tracking”, Medical Image Perception XI (MIPS XI), Windermere, UK, 2005. (Abstract)

8.        M.A. ElHelw, S. Atkins, M. Nicolaou, and G.Z. Yang, “Photo-Realistic Tissue Reflectance Modelling for Minimally Invasive Surgical Simulation”, In Proceedings of Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), Springer LNCS 3749, pp. 868-875, 2005.

9.        L. Attalah, M.A. ElHelw, J. Pansiot, D. Stoyanov, B. Lo, and G.Z. Yang, “Profiling Patient Behavior using Ambient and Wearable Sensing”, In Proceedings of 4th International Workshop on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks, Springer, pp. 133-138, 2007.

10.     B. Lo, L. Atallah, O. Aziz, M. ElHelw, A. Darzi, and G.Z. Yang, “Real-Time Pervasive Monitoring for Postoperative Care”, In Proceedings of 4th International Workshop on Wearable and Implantable Body Sensor Networks, Springer, pp. 122-127, 2007.

11.     M.A. ElHelw, J. Pansiot, R. Ali, B. Lo, and G.Z. Yang, “Smart and Aware Pervasive Healthcare Environments”, Second Workshop of the Centre for Pervasive Sensing, Imperial College London, UK, 2008. (Poster)

12.     R. Ali, M.A. ElHelw, L. Atallah, B. Lo and G.Z. Yang. Pattern Mining for Routine Behaviour Discovery in Pervasive Healthcare Environments. The 5th International Conference on Information Technology and Applications in Biomedicine - ITAB 2008 (Accepted).

13.     M.A. ElHelw, M. Nicolaou, A. Chung and G.Z. Yang, “Photorealistic Modelling of Tissue Reflectance Properties”, Computer Aided Surgery (CAS), vol. 11, no. 6, 2006.

14.     O. Aziz, L. Atallah, B. Lo, M.A. ElHelw, L. Wang, G.Z. Yang, A. Darzi, “A Pervasive Body Sensor Network for Measuring Post-operative Recovery at Home”, Surgical Innovation, vol. 14, no. 2, 2007.

15.     M.A. ElHelw, S. Atkins, M. Nicolaou, A. Chung and G.Z. Yang, “A Gaze-Based Study for Investigating the Perception of Photorealism in Simulated Scenes”, ACM Transactions on Applied Perception (TAP), vol. 5, no. 1, 2008.

16.     M. ElHelw, J. Pansiot, D. McIlwraith, R. Ali, B. Lo and L. Atallah, "An Integrated Multi-Sensing Framework for Pervasive Healthcare Monitoring'', in Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare 2009 (best paper award).