Researcher @ University of Oxford
Saed Khawaldeh is a researcher of neuroscience and biomedical engineering at the University of Oxford. His main research area of interest is developing neurotechnological applications through integrating neuroimaging methodologies (i.e. MRI, EEG, LFP, and MEG), brain stimulation techniques (i.e. DBS, TMS, TACS, and TDCS), and artificial intelligence (i.e. machine learning, deep learning, and feature engineering), for diagnosis and treatment of patients with brain disorders (i.e. Parkinson, epilepsy, OCD, and depression) and physical disabilities (i.e. paralysis and limb loss).
In 2014, Khawaldeh has done an internship at MIT Media Lab (U.S.A.). In early 2015, he started a research internship at the National Magnetic Resonance Research Center of Turkey, he also worked as teaching assistant at Bilkent University (Turkey). Afterward, he started working as a research and teaching assistant between Istanbul Sehir and Bogazici Universities (Turkey). In summer 2016, he started a research internship at MPI for Biological Cybernetics (Germany). In Sep 2016, he started working on a six months research project at the French national center for scientific research. Afterward, he has done a six months research internship at NASA medical Informatics. In summer 2017, he worked as a research assistant at Aalto University (Finland). Starting from January 2018, Khawaldeh joined the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences and MRC Brain Network Dynamics Unit at University of Oxford (U.K.).
Khawaldeh has several published and under-review papers in international peer-reviewed journals and conferences. In addition to his professional experience, Khawaldeh is a volunteer, lead member, founder and co-founder in/of several NGOs and initiatives. Recently, he started an initiative where he is increasing awareness, knowledge, and giving support and help to young Arab students who are looking for internships, training and research opportunities abroad.