Ahmed Morsy

Dr. Ahmed Morsy received his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Duke University, USA, in 1998. He currently holds the position of Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Cairo University. He is also the founder of Nebras Technology, a healthcare information management solutions provider. Dr. Morsy is the Vice Chairman of the Healthcare Governance and Transparency Association (HeGTA) and the founder of the Cairo IEEE EMBS chapter. He currently serves as Deputy Editor in Chief of the IEEE Pulse Magazine and Associate Editor of the IEEE Access Megajournal. From 1998 to 2002 he was Lead R&D Engineer at Philips Medical Systems in Seattle, USA. From 2002 to 2004 he was the General Manger of IBE Technologies, Egypt. From 2004 to 2006 he served as Senior Advisor on IT Strategy Planning to the Chairman of Egypt Post. He held the position of Senior Program Manager at Microsoft Innovation Center in Cairo from 2007 to 2008. Dr. Morsy has several international publications and United States patents. His research interests include sleep quality assessment, diabetes, and national level health information management.

Associated articles

IEEE PULSE, From the Editor March/April 2017
Beyond Longevity: Healthy Aging as a Universal Goal
What is the difference between life span and health span? The first reflects longevity measured by the number of years lived, while the second represents the ability to enjoy a reasonably healthy condition throughout most of those years. How big... Read more
IEEE PULSE, Feature January/February 2016
Bloom Technology
Above: Expecting mom in bed with Belli. There are two parts to the sensor, a reusable sensor and disposable patch. The sensor communicates to a smartphone app where mom can get need to know information about her body and her baby.... Read more
IEEE PULSE, Society News July/August 2018
Can AI Truly Transform Health Care?
As scholars have predicted and researchers have now shown, we are entering an age of global artificial intelligence (AI) convergence. Health care is just one area in which AI is gaining a foothold, as evidenced by two parallel conferences held in... Read more
IEEE PULSE, Feature March/April 2016
Blue Marble Game Company
Serious games are those designed for purposes other than mere entertainment. They have applications in many industries, including defense, education, and health care. Blue Marble Game Company of Altadena, California, has based its value proposition on a variant of this... Read more
IEEE PULSE, Feature January/February 2019
Clinician App Tackles Stress of Patient Task Management
Coordination of patient care is a complex process that requires the collaboration of a diverse team as well as management of critical, often disparate, tasks. Managing these processes puts clinicians and their teams under a lot of stress, often leading... Read more
IEEE PULSE, From the Editor May/June 2014
Breaking Patterns: The Long Road to a Diabetes Solution
In 1872, German Egyptologist Georg Ebers made a surprising discovery related to the ancient practice of medicine. The discovery, found in southern Egypt, was a papyrus believed to contain the first documented reference in history to diabetes. Although Eber’s papyrus... Read more
IEEE PULSE, From the Editor May/June 2016
Vendor-Neutral Electronic Health Records
On 28 February 2016, the Journal of the American Medical Association and IEEE Pulse hosted a one-day symposium in Las Vegas, Nevada, concurrent with the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s 2016 annual meeting. The event, which was the first... Read more
IEEE PULSE, From the Editor November/December 2019
On the Hippocratic Oath
Controversy surrounding the Hippocratic oath is not new. Taken by doctors around the world before starting to practice medicine, the oath, which is more than 2400 years old, establishes a number of ethical principles in medicine. Yet what appears in... Read more
IEEE PULSE, Cover Story September/October 2014
Weaving Innovation: Technical Textile Applications in Healthcare
Technical Textiles is a term that is growing in popularity both within the textile industry and the research community. With several other alternatives (like smart textile, intelligent textile, and performance textile), this term remains the most encompassing and most descriptive... Read more
IEEE PULSE, Cover Story November/December 2016
Emotional Matters
In 1872, Charles Darwin published The Expression of the Emotions in Man and Animals, in which he argued that mammals show emotion reliably in their faces. Since then, thousands of studies have confirmed the robustness of Darwin’s argument in many... Read more
IEEE PULSE, Entrepreneurs Corner November/December 2015
Marco Donnarumma
Man-machine interfacing is one of the most interesting areas of research in biomedical engineering. The aim of such interfaces is to collect information from and present information to the human body in order to enable and streamline interactive processes involving... Read more