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Professor Ahmed Elsheikh PhD, CEng, MICE

Professor of Biomedical Engineering Civil and Environmental Engineering

Research

Research Interest 1

Material characterisation of ocular tissue
Numerical simulation of ocular biomechanical performance
Development of medical devices to improve management of eye conditions

Research Grants

IMaging-based CUSTOMised EYE diagnostics - IMCUSTOMEYE

EUROPEAN COMMISSION

January 2018 - December 2022

Early Diagnosis and prevention of visual impairment in Keratoconus

ROYAL SOCIETY

September 2020 - August 2022

Development of soft orthokeratology lenses

SEED (JAPAN)

November 2020 - November 2028

Development of New Mathematical Sciences Capabilities for Healthcare Technologies

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL

December 2015 - April 2021

Determination of Corneal Biomechanical Properties in vivo.

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL

January 2011 - June 2015

Impact Acceleration Account - University of Liverpool 2012

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL

October 2012 - March 2017

KEL 12/29 - Improved Management of Meibomian Gland Dsyfunction

ENGINEERING & PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL

May 2012 - September 2012

The ostracod carapace window as a biomimetic basis for development of a novel eye shield.

BIOTECHNOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL

July 2012 - June 2013

Research into heat transfer modelling within the anteriorsegment/external eye.

WIRRAL UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL NHS FOUNDATION TRUST (UK)

May 2013 - April 2015

Research Collaborations

Professor David Wong

External: Hong Kong University

Professor Simon Harding

Internal

Clinical assessment of ophthalmology medical devices

Dr Steve Jones

Internal

Ocular biomechanics

Dr Yalin Zheng

Internal

Analysis of Ocular Coherence Tomography images

Professor John Mottershead

Internal

Uncertainty in ocular biomechanics

Peter Bierman

External: Ophtimalia

Collaboration in development of medical devices

Dr Stephen Kaye

Internal

Corneal topography

Dr Rachel Williams

Internal

Biomaterials in contact lenses

Professor Q Wang

External: Wenzhou Medical College

Mr John Clamp

External: UltraVision CLPL

Dr Pinakin Gunvant

External: University of Louisville

Mr Adrian Beasley

External: Keeler Ophthalmic Instruments

Professor Cynthia Roberts

External: Ohio State University

Biophysics Research Group

External: University of Cardiff

Professor Vasif Hasirci

External: Middle Eastern University

Mr David Pye, Professor Charles McMonnies

External: University of New South Wales, Sidney, Australia

Professor Paolo Rama

External: St Raffael Hospital

Glaucoma Research Unit

External: Moorfields Eye Hospital