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Ahmed, Alaa Abdalla Associate Professor

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Research Areas research areas

Research

research overview

  • Dr. Ahmed's research uses a neuroeconomic approach to reverse engineer how the brain controls movement. Specifically, she seeks to understand the costs and rewards underlying movement choices in health and disease. Experiments use a combination of approaches involving virtual reality, robotic interfaces, kinetic and kinematic analyses. Coupled with computational models, these investigations will provide greater insight into the interplay between the biomechanical and sensorimotor processes underlying human movement control, learning, and decision-making.

keywords

  • decision making, movement, neuroeconomics, biomechanics, neuromechanics, computational motor control

Publications

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Teaching

courses taught

  • IPHY 4860 Independent Study: Undergraduate (Spring 2019)
  • IPHY 4870 Honors Thesis (Spring 2019)
  • IPHY 4930 Internship (Spring 2019)
  • IPHY 5840 Graduate Independent Study (Spring 2019)
  • IPHY 6840 Research Project (Spring 2019)
  • IPHY 6950 Master's Thesis (Spring 2019)
  • IPHY 8990 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2019)
  • MCEN 4228 Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering (Spring 2019)
  • MCEN 5228 Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering (Spring 2019)
  • MCEN 6949 Master's Degree Candidacy (Spring 2019)
  • MCEN 6959 Master's Thesis (Spring 2019)
  • GEEN 1400 Engineering Projects (Fall 2018)
  • IPHY 5840 Graduate Independent Study (Fall 2018)
  • IPHY 6840 Research Project (Fall 2018)
  • IPHY 6950 Master's Thesis (Fall 2018)
  • IPHY 8990 Doctoral Dissertation (Fall 2018)
  • MCEN 4848 Independent Study (Fall 2018)
  • MCEN 8999 Doctoral Thesis (Fall 2018)
  • IPHY 2910 Practicum in Integrative Physiology (Summer 2018)
  • IPHY 4860 Independent Study: Undergraduate (Summer 2018)
  • IPHY 4930 Internship (Summer 2018)
  • IPHY 5840 Graduate Independent Study (Summer 2018)
  • IPHY 6840 Research Project (Summer 2018)
  • IPHY 6950 Master's Thesis (Summer 2018)
  • IPHY 8990 Doctoral Dissertation (Summer 2018)
  • IPHY 2910 Practicum in Integrative Physiology (Spring 2018)
  • IPHY 3010 Teaching in Integrative Physiology (Spring 2018)
  • IPHY 4540 Biomechanics (Spring 2018)
  • IPHY 4860 Independent Study: Undergraduate (Spring 2018)
  • IPHY 4870 Honors Thesis (Spring 2018)
  • IPHY 4930 Internship (Spring 2018)
  • IPHY 5840 Graduate Independent Study (Spring 2018)
  • IPHY 6840 Research Project (Spring 2018)
  • IPHY 6950 Master's Thesis (Spring 2018)
  • IPHY 8990 Doctoral Dissertation (Spring 2018)
  • MCEN 6949 Master's Degree Candidacy (Spring 2018)
  • MCEN 6959 Master's Thesis (Spring 2018)

Background

International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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