Mohamed Elgendi journeys to MIT 

Mohamed Elgendi

Charles Darwin University PhD candidate Mohamed Elgendi has expanded his knowledge and expertise in biomedical engineering through a visit to the top-ranked institute in engineering worldwide.

Mohamed was awarded a scholarship from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) to attend the Professional Institute's program, Data and Models in Engineering, Science and Business, held on the MIT campus for one week in July, 2007.

While there, Mohamed had unparalleled access to some of the top experts in the field of data analysis and modelling.

“My experience at MIT was unbelievable and it was a great opportunity to form rewarding collaborations with an international network of talented colleagues,” he said.

Following on from his time at MIT, Mohamed was awarded a scholarship from EU Marie Curie Conferences and Training Courses, European Society for Mathematical and Theoretical Biology, and University of Graz to attend the international summer school: Biomedical Modeling and Cardiovascular-Respiratory Control: Theory and Practice, which he attended from 22 July - 4 August 2007 in Schloss Seggau, Graz, Austria.

”The support of my supervisors, Friso De Boer and Mirjam Jonkman, has enabled me to undertake take these study placements for which I’m most grateful.

“Being supported by Charles Darwin University to complete my PhD has given me added confidence to achieve bigger dreams,” he said.