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Contact

Visit Meha Qassem

CG04, Tait Building

Postal Address

City, University of London
Northampton Square
London
EC1V 0HB
United Kingdom

About

Qualifications

  1. Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (Technology Enabled), City, university of London, United Kingdom, May 2019
  2. PhD, City, University of London, UK, Sep 2010 – Dec 2014

Employment

  1. Lecturer in Biomedical Engineering, City, University London, Jun 2019 – present

Languages

Arabic (can read, write, speak and understand spoken) and English (can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review).

Expertise

Geographic Areas

  • Europe

Publications

Conference papers and proceedings (7)

  1. Baishya, N., Budidha, K., Mamouei, M., Qassem, M., Vadgama, P. and Kyriacou, P.A. (2019). Near Infrared Spectrometric Investigations on the behaviour of Lactate.
  2. Mamouei, M., Qassem, M., Budidha, K., Baishya, N., Vadgama, P. and Kyriacou, P.A. (2019). Comparison of a Genetic Algorithm Variable Selection and Interval Partial Least Squares for quantitative analysis of lactate in PBS.
  3. Qassem, M., Hickey, M. and Kyriacou, P.A. (2016). Colorimetric determinations of lithium levels in drop-volumes of human plasma for monitoring patients with bipolar mood disorder.
  4. Qassem, M. and Kyriacou, P.A. (2014). Effectiveness of the DreamSkin® garment on relieving symptoms of eczema/dermatitis using electrical and spectroscopic methods: A case study.
  5. Qassem, M. and Kyriacou, P.A. (2013). In vivo optical investigation of short term skin water contact and moisturizer application using NIR spectroscopy.
  6. Qassem, M. and Kyriacou, P.A. (2013). In vivo optical investigation of short term skin water contact and moisturizer application using NIR spectroscopy.
  7. Qassem, M. and Kyriacou, P.A. (2012). In vitro spectrophotometric near infrared measurements of skin absorption and dehydration.

Journal articles (10)

  1. Baishya, N., Mamouei, M., Budidha, K., Qassem, M., Vadgama, P. and Kyriacou, P.A. (2020). Investigations into the Effects of pH on Quantitative Measurements of Lactate in Biological Media Using ATR-FTIR Spectroscopy. Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 25(16). doi:10.3390/molecules25163695.
  2. Baishya, N., Momouei, M., Budidha, K., Qassem, M., Vadgama, P. and Kyriacou, P.A. (2020). Near infrared spectrometric investigation of lactate in a varying pH buffer. Journal of Near Infrared Spectroscopy. doi:10.1177/0967033520905374.
  3. Qassem, M. and Kyriacou, P. (2019). Review of modern techniques for the assessment of skin hydration. Cosmetics, 6(1). doi:10.3390/cosmetics6010003.
  4. Qassem, M., Constantinou, L., Triantis, I.F., Hickey, M., Palazidou, E. and Kyriacou, P.A. (2019). A Method for Rapid, Reliable, and Low-Volume Measurement of Lithium in Blood for Use in Bipolar Disorder Treatment Management. IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 66(1), pp. 130–137. doi:10.1109/TBME.2018.2836148.
  5. Qassem, M., Triantis, I., Hickey, M., Palazidou, E. and Kyriacou, P. (2018). Methodology for rapid assessment of blood lithium levels in ultramicro volumes of blood plasma for applications in personal monitoring of patients with bipolar mood disorder. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 23(10). doi:10.1117/1.JBO.23.10.107004.
  6. Qassem, M. and Kyriacou, P.A. (2015). Reflectance near-infrared measurements for determining changes in skin barrier function and scattering in relation to moisturizer application. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 20(9). doi:10.1117/1.JBO.20.9.095008.
  7. Qassem, M. and Kyriacou, P. (2014). Use of reflectance near-infrared spectroscopy to investigate the effects of daily moisturizer application on skin optical response and barrier function. Journal of biomedical optics, 19(8), p. 87007. doi:10.1117/1.JBO.19.8.087007.
  8. Qassem, M. and Kyriacou, P.A. (2014). Investigating skin barrier function utilizing reflectance NIR spectroscopy. Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Annual Conference, 2014, pp. 3735–3738. doi:10.1109/EMBC.2014.6944435.
  9. Qassem, M. and Kyriacou, P.A. (2013). Comparing the rates of absorption and weight loss during a desorption test using near infrared spectroscopy. Skin Research and Technology, 19(2), pp. 137–144. doi:10.1111/srt.12024.
  10. Qassem, M. and Kyriacou, P.A. (2012). In vitro spectrophotometric near infrared measurements of skin absorption and dehydration. Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBS pp. 6044–6047. doi:10.1109/EMBC.2012.6347372.