Skip to Content
Exit Menu
Dr Mohamed Emara

Dr Mohamed Emara
Research Assistant (Electronic Engineer) (KTP Associate)

Summary

Mohamed is a Research and Development Engineer with +10 years of research experience in designing and developing interdisciplinary projects with international cross-functional teams. He posses a track record of publications and developed industrial use cases. He is bilingual in carrying out scientific research and industrial product design/development languages. In addition to his research duties at the university, he is also a senior design engineer and project manager at an industrial company. 

Disciplines

Optogenetics and Wearable Electronics | Control and Motor Drivers | Robotics and Automation | Oil-well Wire-Line Logging

Skills

Embedded Systems | Systems and Circuit Design | Geometrical Optics and Fibre Optics | Analogue and Digital Electronics 

Publications

  • Emara, M. S., Pisanello, M., Sileo, L., DeVittorio, M., Pisanello, F. A wireless head-mountable device employs tapered optical fibre-coupled laser diode for deep brain optogenetics stimulation. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 2019.
  • Semini C, Barasuol V., Focchi M., Boelens C., Emara M. S., Casella S., Villarreal O., Orsolino R., Fink G., Fahmi S., Medrano-Cerda G., Caldwell D.G.iit, Sangiah D., Lesniewski J., Fulton K., Donadon M., Baker M. Brief Introduction to the Quadruped Robot HyQReal. Istituto di Robotica e Macchine Intelligenti 3D, 2019.
  • Puce, S., Dattoma, T, Rizzi, F., Emara, M. S., Qualtierie, A., DeVittorio, M. A thermo-activated tactile micro-actuator for displays. Microelectronic Engineering, 2019.
  • Pisanello, F., Mandelabaum, G., Pisanello, M., Oldernburg, Ian., Sileo, L., Markowitz, J., Peterson, R., Della A., Haynes, T., Emara, M. S., Spagnolo, B., Datta, S. R., Sabatini, DeVittorio, M. Dynamically controlled light delivery over large brain volumes through tapered optical fibers. Nature Neuroscience, 2017.
  • Sileo, L., Pisanello, M., Della Patria, A., Emara, M. S., Pisanello, F., & De Vittorio, M. (2015, 5-9 July 2015). Optical fiber technologies for in-vivo light delivery and optogenetics. 2015 17th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON).

Conferences

  • Emara M. S., Pisanello M., Sileo L., Della Patria, A., De Vittorio M., Pisanello F. A Wireless Head- mountable Device for Deep Brain Optogenetics Stimulation of Freely-moving mice. 2017 6th Cambridge Neuroscience Symposium: Neural Networks in Health and Disease (NNHD2017), Cambridge, UK.
  • Pisano F., Pisanello M., Peixoto R., Maglie E., Mandelbaum G., Oldenburg I.A., Bellistri E., Spagnolo B., Emara M.S., Markowitz J.E., Haynes T.M., Peterson R.E., Della Patria A., Datta S.R., Sabatini B.L., De Vittorio M., Pisanello F. Tailoring light emission from tapered optical fibers for optogenetics. 4th International Workshop on Technologies for Optogenetics and Neurophotonics (Optogen2017), Lecce, Italy.
  • Mandelbaum G., Pisanello M., Pisano F., Oldenburg I.A., Sileo L., Markovitz E., Petterson R.E., Della Patria A., Peixoto R., Haynes T.M., Maglie E., Mohamed S.E., Bellistri E., Spagnolo B., Datta S.R., Bernardo S.L., De Vittorio M., Pisanello F. Optogenetics and Deep Brain Stimulation to investigate and treat pathological brain circuits. 2017.
  • Pisano F., Mandelbaum G., Pisanello M., Oldenburg I., Sileo L., Markowitz R., Della Patria A., Peixoto R., Haynes T., Emara M. S., Bellistri E. Spagnolo B., Lemma E., Rizzo A., Datta S., Sabattini B., De Vittorio M., Pisanello F. Tapered Optical Fibers for Optogenetics. Neuroscience 2017 (SFN2017), Washington, DC, USA.
  • Pisanello F., Mandelbaum G., Pisanello M., Pisano F., Oldenburg I.A., Sileo L., Bellistri E., Spagnolo B., Markovitz J., Petterson R., Maglie E., Della Patria A., Haynes T., Emara M., Datta S. R., Sabatini B. L., De Vittorio M. Tapered fibers for optogenetics: from wide volume to site-selective optical control of neural activity in the mouse brain. 2017 Fotonica AEIT Italian Conference on Photonics Technologies, Fotonica (AEIT 2017), Padova, Italy.
  • Pisanello F., Mandelbaum G., Pisanello M., Pisano, F., Oldenburg I., Sileo L., Bellistri E., Spagnolo B., Markowitz J., Peterson R., Maglie E., Haynes T., Emara M. S., Datta S. R.,Sabatini B. L., De Vittorio M. Tapered fibers for optogenetics: from wide volume to site-selective optical control of neural activity in the mouse brain. 17th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE NANO 2017), Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
  • Pisano F., Mandelbaum G., Pisanello M., Oldenburg I.A., Sileo L., Markowitz J.E., Peterson R.E., Della Patria A., Peixoto R., Haynes T.M., Maglie E., Emara M.S., Bellistri E., Spagnolo B., Datta S.R., Sabatini B.L., De Vittorio M., Pisanello F. Tapered Optical Fibers for Optogenetics. 43rd Micro- and Nanoengineering International Conference (MNE2017), Braga, Portugal
  • Emara M. S., Pisanello M., Sileo L., De Vittorio M., Pisanello F. A device for deep brain wireless optogenetics stimulation in untethered mice. 2016 3rd International Workshop on Technologies for Optogenetics (Optogen2016), Freiburg, Germany.
  • Pisanello F., Mandelbaum G., Pisanello M., Pisano F., Oldenburg I., Sileo L., Bellistri E., Spagnolo B., Markowitz J., Peterson R., Maglie E., Haynes T., Emara M. S., Datta S. R.,Sabatini B. L., De Vittorio M. Tailoring light-delivery depth for optogenetic control of neural activity in deep-brain structures with tapered optical fibers. Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience 2016 (SFN2016), San Diego, USA.
  • Pisanello F., Mandelbaum G., Sileo L., Pisanello M., Della Patria A., Oldenburg I. A., Emara M. S., Spagnolo B., Sabatini B. L., De Vittorio M. Tapered fiber optical waveguide for homogeneous in vivo light delivery. 10th FENS Forum of Neuroscience 2016 (FENS2016), Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • Emara M. S., Pisanello M., Sileo L., Della Patria A., De Vittorio M., Pisanello F. A device for deep-brain optogenetic stimulation in untethered mice based on a semiconductor laser diode triggered by infrared simplex communication. 2015 2nd International Workshop on Technologies for Optogenetics (Optogen2015), Lecce, Italy.
  • Pisanello F., Mandelbaum G., Sileo L., Pisanello M., Della Patria A., Oldenburg I. A., Emara M. S., Spagnolo B., Sabatini B. L., De Vittorio M. Tapered fiber optical waveguide for homogeneous in-vivo light delivery. Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience 2015 (SFN2015), Chicago, USA.
  • Pisanello F., Mandelbaum G., Pisanello M., Sileo L., Della Patria A., Oldenburg I. A., Spagnolo B., Emara M. S., Sabatini B. L., De Vittorio M. Tapered fiber optical waveguide for homogeneous in-vivo light delivery in extended brain structures. 2nd International Workshop on Technologies for Optogenetics and Neurophotonics (Optogen2015), Lecce, Italy.