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Hafeez Ullah Amin

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Biography

Dr. Amin joined the School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham, Malaysia as an Assistant Professor in February 2020. Previously, he has worked as a postdoctoral researcher from October 2017 to February 2020, and a Research Scientist from August 2015 to October 2017 at Centre for Intelligent Signal and Imaging Research (CISIR), Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), Malaysia. He has received a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Information Technology and a M.S. degree in Computer Science (with specialization in Artificial Intelligence) from Pakistan in 2006 and 2009, respectively. He has obtained his Ph.D. in Electrical and Electronic Engineering with a focus on EEG Signal Processing from UTP in July 2017. He has published over 50 articles in flagship local and international conference proceedings and peer-reviewed impact factor journals of Elsevier, IEEE, Springer, and Frontiers with a total cumulative impact factor of above 50. His research interests include EEG/ERP signals, cognitive computing, neuroinformatics, and machine learning in healthcare. He is a member of IEEE, IEEE EMBS, IEEE society of Signal Processing, and Malaysian engineering and neuroscience societies.

Expertise Summary

He has expertise in human brain mapping, such as EEG and ERP acquisition, experiment designing, Feature extraction & feature selection, statistical analysis, and modeling data with machine learning techniques.

He has contributed to various research projects related to learning memory, emotion, intelligence assessment, working memory and attention, depression and epilepsy detection at the time when he was a research scientist and postdoctoral researcher. He has experience of experiment designing using E-prime software, Acquisition of EEG and ERP signals with high-density EEG system, such as EGI 128 channel system, analysis of EEG feature extraction, source analysis and resting-state connectivity by programming in MATLAB, and statistical analysis in SPSS.

He is well trained in acquisition of brain signals data; having expertise in analyzing the biomedical signals, with techniques such as Wavelet Transform, Fourier Transform, and non-linear methods for extraction of features from signals; data reduction techniques such as PCA and statistics to optimize the extracted features data, and machine learning algorithms to model the experimental data.

Research Summary

He is conducting multidisciplinary research, especially for mental healthcare, using neuroimaging techniques, cognitive computing, signal processing, and applied machine learning. Potential… read more

Selected Publications

Current Research

He is conducting multidisciplinary research, especially for mental healthcare, using neuroimaging techniques, cognitive computing, signal processing, and applied machine learning. Potential candidates interested in Master/Ph.D. studies in the following research areas can contact me directly for supervision (hafeezullah.amin@nottingham.edu.my).

Areas:

  1. Mental Healthcare Analytics
  2. EEG/ERP/MEG Signals
  3. Biomedical Data Science
  4. Cognitive Computing
  5. Applied Machine Learning

Past Research

Previously, he has investigated semantic long-term memory using EEG/ERP signals, and developed methods for EEG feature extractions. In addition, he has worked on research projects related to cognitive functions and disorders.

  • AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, YUSOFF, MOHD ZUKI and AHMAD, RANA FAYYAZ, 2020. A novel approach based on wavelet analysis and arithmetic coding for automated detection and diagnosis of epileptic seizure in EEG signals using machine learning techniques BIOMEDICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING AND CONTROL. 56, 101707
  • ROSLAN, NUR SYAHIRAH, IZHAR, LILA IZNITA, FAYE, IBRAHIMA, AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, SAAD, MOHAMAD NAUFAL MOHAMAD, SIVAPALAN, SUBARNA, KARIM, SAMSUL ARIFFIN ABDUL and RAHMAN, MOHAMMAD ABDUL, 2019. Neural correlates of eye contact in face-to-face verbal interaction: An EEG-based study of the extraversion personality trait PLOS ONE. 14(7),
  • JAWED, SOYIBA, AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, MALIK, AAMIR SAEED and FAYE, IBRAHIMA, 2019. Classification of Visual and Non-visual Learners Using Electroencephalographic Alpha and Gamma Activities FRONTIERS IN BEHAVIORAL NEUROSCIENCE. 13(86), 1-15
  • CHAI, MEEI TYNG, AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, IZHAR, LILA IZNITA, SAAD, MOHAMAD NAUFAL, MALIK, AAMIR SAEED and TANG, TONG BOON, 2019. Exploring EEG Effective Connectivity Network in Estimating Influence of Color on Emotion and Memory FRONTIERS IN NEUROINFORMATICS. 13(66), 1-21
  • HANOUNEH, SAMER, AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, SAAD, NAUFAL M. and MALIK, AAMIR SAEED, 2018. EEG Power and Functional Connectivity Correlates with Semantic Long-Term Memory Retrieval IEEE ACCESS. 6, 8695-8703
  • JAWED, SOYIBA, AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, MALIK, AAMIR SAEED and FAYE, IBRAHIMA, 2018. EEG Visual and Non- Visual Learner Classification Using LSTM Recurrent Neural Networks In: IEEE-EMBS Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Sciences (IECBES). 467-471
  • JAWED, SOYIBA, AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, MALIK, AAMIR SAEED and FAYE, IBRAHIMA, 2018. Differentiating between visual and non-visual learners using EEG power spectrum entropy In: INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INTELLIGENT AND ADVANCED SYSTEM.
  • AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, MUMTAZ, WAJID, SUBHANI, AHMAD RAUF, SAAD, MOHAMAD NAUFAL MOHAMAD and MALIK, AAMIR SAEED, 2017. Classification of EEG Signals Based on Pattern Recognition Approach FRONTIERS IN COMPUTATIONAL NEUROSCIENCE. 11, 1-12
  • MAZHER, MOONA, ABD AZIZ, AZRINA, MALIK, AAMIR SAEED and AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, 2017. An EEG-Based Cognitive Load Assessment in Multimedia Learning Using Feature Extraction and Partial Directed Coherence IEEE ACCESS. 5, 14819-14829
  • TYNG, CHAI M., AMIN, HAFEEZ U., SAAD, MOHAMAD N. M. and MALIK, AAMIR S., 2017. The Influences of Emotion on Learning and Memory FRONTIERS IN PSYCHOLOGY. 8, 1-22
  • AHMAD, RANA FAYYAZ, MALIK, AAMIR SAEED, KAMEL, NIDAL, REZA, FARUQUE, AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH and HUSSAIN, MUHAMMAD, 2017. Visual brain activity patterns classification with simultaneous EEG-fMRI: A multimodal approach TECHNOLOGY AND HEALTH CARE. 25(3), 471-485
  • QAZI, EMAD-UL-HAQ, HUSSAIN, MUHAMMAD, ABOALSAMH, HATIM, MALIK, AAMIR SAEED, AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH and BAMATRAF, SAEED, 2017. Single Trial EEG Patterns for the Prediction of Individual Differences in Fluid Intelligence FRONTIERS IN HUMAN NEUROSCIENCE. 10, 1-19
  • MALIK, AAMIR SAEED and AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, 2017. Designing an EEG Experiment for Studying the Brain: Design Code and Example Datasets 1st. Elsevier Academic Press.
  • AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, MALIK, AAMIR SAEED, KAMEL, NIDAL and HUSSAIN, MUHAMMAD, 2016. A Novel Approach Based on Data Redundancy for Feature Extraction of EEG Signals BRAIN TOPOGRAPHY. 29(2), 207-217
  • BAMATRAF, SAEED, HUSSAIN, MUHAMMAD, ABOALSAMH, HATIM, QAZI, EMAD-UL-HAQ, MALIK, AMIR SAEED, AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, MATHKOUR, HASSAN, MUHAMMAD, GHULAM and IMRAN, HAFIZ MUHAMMAD, 2016. A System for True and False Memory Prediction Based on 2D and 3D Educational Contents and EEG Brain Signals COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND NEUROSCIENCE. 11, 8491046
  • TYNG, CHAI MEER, AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, SAAD, MOHAMAD NAUFAL MOHAMAD, MALIK, AAMIR SAEED and KANG, KENNETH, 2016. EEG Coherence and Source Localization Analysis during Multimedia Learning Process In: IEEE EMBS CONFERENCE ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING AND SCIENCES (IECBES). 5-8
  • TYNG, CHAI MEEI, AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, MALIK, AAMIR SAEED and SAAD, MOHAMAD NAUFAL MOHAMAD, 2016. EEG Spectral Analysis and Functional Connectivity during Learning of Science Concepts In: 6TH IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INTELLIGENT AND ADVANCED SYSTEMS (ICIAS).
  • ROSLAN, NUR SYAHIRAH, AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, IZHAR, LILA IZNITA, SAAD, MOHAMAD NAUFAL MOHAMAD and SIVAPALAN, SUBARNA, 2016. Role of EEG Delta and Beta Oscillations During Problem Solving Tasks In: 6TH IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INTELLIGENT AND ADVANCED SYSTEMS (ICIAS).
  • AHMAD, RANA FAYYAZ, MALIK, AAMIR SAEED, AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, KAMEL, NIDAL and REZA, FARUQUE, 2016. Classification of Cognitive and Resting States of the Brain using EEG Features In: IEEE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON MEDICAL MEASUREMENTS AND APPLICATIONS (MEMEA). 245-249
  • HANOUNEH, SAMER, AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, SAAD, NAUFAL M. and MALIK, AAMIR SAEED, 2016. The Correlation Between EEG Asymmetry and Memory Performance During Semantic Memory Recall In: 6TH IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INTELLIGENT AND ADVANCED SYSTEMS (ICIAS).
  • MALIK, AAMIR SAEED, AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, BADRUDDIN, NASREEN, KAMEL, NIDAL, AHMAD, RANA FAYYAZ and MUMTAZ, WAJID, 2015. Evaluation of Stereoscopic 3D Based Educational Contents for Long-Term Memorization ANNALS OF NEUROLOGY. 78, S89-S89
  • AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, MALIK, AAMIR SAEED, KAMEL, NIDAL, CHOOI, WENG-TINK and HUSSAIN, MUHAMMAD, 2015. P300 correlates with learning & memory abilities and fluid intelligence JOURNAL OF NEUROENGINEERING AND REHABILITATION. 12,
  • MALIK, AAMIR SAEED, KHAIRUDDIN, RAJA NUR HAMIZAH RAJA, AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, SMITH, MARK LLEWELLYN, KAMEL, NIDAL, ABDULLAH, JAFRI MALIN, FAWZY, SAMAR MOHAMMAD and SHIM, SEONGO, 2015. EEG based evaluation of stereoscopic 3D displays for viewer discomfort BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING ONLINE. 14,
  • AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, MALIK, AAMIR SAEED, AHMAD, RANA FAYYAZ, BADRUDDIN, NASREEN, KAMEL, NIDAL, HUSSAIN, MUHAMMAD and CHOOI, WENG-TINK, 2015. Feature extraction and classification for EEG signals using wavelet transform and machine learning techniques AUSTRALASIAN PHYSICAL & ENGINEERING SCIENCES IN MEDICINE. 38(1), 139-149
  • AHMAD, RANA FAYYAZ, MALIK, AAMIR SAEED, AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, KAMEL, NIDAL, QAYYUM, ABDUL and REZA, FARUQUE, 2015. Nonlinear Features Based Classification of Active and Resting States of Human Brain using EEG In: IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SIGNAL AND IMAGE PROCESSING APPLICATIONS (ICSIPA). 264-268
  • HANOUNEH, SAMER, AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, SAAD, NAUFAL M. and MALIK, AAMIR SAEED, 2015. Functional Connectivity of EEG Regional Delta and Inter-Regional Gamma Activity Correlates with Memory Recall In: PROCEEDINGS 5TH IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CONTROL SYSTEM, COMPUTING AND ENGINEERING (ICCSCE 2015). 504-507
  • HUSSAIN, MUHAMMAD, BAMATRAF, SAEED, ABOALSAMH, HATIM, MATHKOUR, HASSAN, MALIK, AAMIR SAEED, AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, MUHAMMAD, GHULAM and QAZI, EMAD-UL-HAQ, 2015. A System based on 3D and 2D Educational Contents for True and False Memory Prediction using EEG Signals In: 7TH INTERNATIONAL IEEE/EMBS CONFERENCE ON NEURAL ENGINEERING (NER). 1096-1099
  • AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, MALIK, AAMIR SAEED, MUMTAZ, WAJID, BADRUDDIN, NASREEN and KAMEL, NIDAL, 2015. Evaluation of Passive Polarized Stereoscopic 3D Display for Visual & Mental Fatigues In: 37TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE IEEE ENGINEERING IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY SOCIETY (EMBC). 7590-7593
  • MUMTAZ, WAJID, MALIK, AAMIR SAEED, ALI, SAYED SAAD, AZHAR, MOHD YASIN and AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, 2015. Detrended Fluctuation Analysis for Major Depressive Disorder In: 37TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE IEEE ENGINEERING IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY SOCIETY (EMBC).
  • MALIK, AAMIR SAEED, AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, KAMEL, NIDAL, CHOOI, WENG-TINK and HUSSAIN, MUHAMMAD, 2014. The Effects of 3D Technology on the Brain during Learning and Memory Recall Processes ANNALS OF NEUROLOGY. 76, S24-S24
  • ZAFAR, RAHEEL, MALIK, AAMIR S., AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, KAMEL, NIDAL, DASS, SARAT and AHMAD, RANA FAYYAZ, 2014. EEG Spectral Analysis during Complex Cognitive Task at Occipital In: IEEE CONFERENCE ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING AND SCIENCES (IECBES). 907-910
  • AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, MALIK, AAMIR SAEED, HUSSAIN, MUHAMMAD, KAMEL, NIDAL and CHOOI, WENG-TINK, 2014. Brain Behavior during Reasoning and Problem Solving Task: An EEG Study In: 5TH IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INTELLIGENT AND ADVANCED SYSTEMS (ICIAS 2014).
  • AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, MALIK, AAMIR SAEED, BADRUDDIN, NASREEN and CHOOI, WENG-TINK, 2014. Brain Behavior in Learning and Memory Recall Process: A High-Resolution EEG Analysis In: 15TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING.
  • AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH and MALIK, AAMIR SAEED, 2014. Memory Retention and Recall Process. In: KAMEL, NIDAL and MALIK, AAMIR SAEED, eds., EEG/ERP Analysis: Methods and Applications 1st Edition. CRC Press.
  • AMIN, HAFEEZULLAH and MALIK, AAMIR S., 2013. Human memory retention and recall processes A review of EEG and fMRI studies NEUROSCIENCES. 18(4), 330-344
  • AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, MALIK, AAMIR SAEED, BADRUDDIN, NASREEN and CHOOI, WENG-TINK, 2013. EEG Mean Power and Complexity Analysis during Complex Mental Task In: ICME INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMPLEX MEDICAL ENGINEERING (CME). 648-651
  • AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, MALIK, AAMIR SAEED, SUBHANI, AHMAD RAUF, BADRUDDIN, NASREEN and CHOOI, WENG-TINK, 2013. Dynamics of Scalp Potential and Autonomic Nerve Activity during Intelligence Test. In: LEE, MINHO, HIROSE, AKIRA, HOU, ZENG-GUANG and KIL, RHEE MAN, eds., Neural Information Processing 8226. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. 9-16
  • AMIN, HAFEEZ ULLAH, MALIK, AAMIR SAEED, BADRUDDIN, NASREEN and WENG-TINK, CHOOI, 2012. Brain Activation During Cognitive Tasks: An Overview of EEG and fMRI Studies In: BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING AND SCIENCES (IECBES). 950-953

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