Saed is a Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Computer Engineering, Al-Balqa` Applied University (Jordan) where he graduated with highest honours. Since then Saed has completed research internships at the MIT Media Lab (U.S.A.), the National Magnetic Resonance Research Center (Turkey), MPI for Biological Cybernetics (Germany), and NASA Medical Informatics Dept. (U.S.A.). His main research areas of interest are Nanotechnology, Neurotechnology and Machine Learning.
Saed joined the Unit as a student on the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree in Medical Imaging and Applications. He joined Professor Peter Brown’s Group, where he is supervised by Dr Syed Ahmar Shah and Dr Gerd Tinkhauser. Saed will be applying machine learning techniques on local field potential data from patients in order to improve the predictive value of such data in identifying optimal stimulation targets.