Address

Pak-Austria Fachhochschule: Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology, Khanpur Roard, Mang, Haripur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Contact Information

Email: hafsah.Ahmad@spcai.paf-iast.edu.pk

Research Interests

  • Brain Computer Interaction
  • Low-vision rehabilitation
  • Multisensory integration
  • Neural Engineering

Dr. Hafsah Ahmad

Post Doc. Researcher

Sino-Pak Center for Artificial Intelligence

Dr. Hafsah Ahmad is currently serving as Postdoc Researcher/ Principal Engineer at Sino-Pakistan Center for Artificial Intelligence (SPCAI), Pak-Austria Fachhochschule: Institute of Applied Sciences and Technology (PAF-IAST) since January 2021. Before that, she served as Research Collaborator at Unit for Visually Impaired People (UVIP), Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), Genoa, Italy from November, 2019 till May, 2020. Dr. Hafsah Ahmad completed her Ph.D. in Bioengineering and Robotics (Cognitive Robotics, Interaction and Rehabilitation Technologies) in joint collaboration with University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy and Italian Institute of Technology, Genoa, Italy in April, 2020. Her thesis title was THE SOUND OF SCOTOMA: A MULTISENSORY INTEGRATION APPROACH FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH MACULAR DEGENERATION. During her Ph.D. she also worked as a visiting researcher at Institute of Neuroscience of La Timone, Aix-Marseille University, Marseille, France (Sep, 2018 – Dec, 2018 and Sep, 2019 – Oct, 2019) and National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan (Dec, 2017 – Feb, 2018). Previously, she did MS in Biomedical Engineering from National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan in 2016 and BS in Electronics Engineering from International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI), Islamabad, Pakistan in 2013. Currently, at SPCAI, she is working on the establishment of Human Computer Interaction Laboratory. 

  1. April, 2020

    Ph.D. in Bioengineering and Robotics – Cognitive Robotics, Interaction and Rehabilitation Technologies

    University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy and Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), Genoa, Italy
  2. January, 2016

    MS Biomedical Engineering

    National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan
  3. August, 2013

    BS Electronics Engineering

    International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI), Islamabad, Pakistan

  1. 2021 to present
    Post Doc. Researcher
    Sino-Pak Center for Artificial Intelligence
  2. November, 2019 to May, 2020
    Research Collaborator
    Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), Genoa, Italy
  3. September, 2018 to December, 2018
    Visiting Researcher
    Institute of Neuroscience de La Timone, Aix-Marseille University, Marseille, France

  • 2016
    Winner of the Doctoral Scholarship
    Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), Genoa, Italy