Dr. Diaa Ahmedien is a lecturer in the sciences of New-Media Arts and Technology and an associate editor in Humanities & Social Sciences Communications, a Nature Portfolio's journal, part of Springer Nature.
Diaa is an artist, educator, researcher, and creator to set up systems of interactive artworks. His accurate specialization lies in the sciences of New-Media arts, Digital Humanities, visual communications, and medical humanities, all of which emphasize the crucial role of the intersections among the arts, sciences, and technology in shaping knowledge-based societies.
Diaa graduated magna cum laude with a Ph.D. (D Phil) in the sciences of visual arts and New-Media arts from the University of Bern and the University of Applied Sciences Bern, Switzerland, 2017. He is interested in investigating convergence technologies as a meeting point of concurrent and overlapping computational, physical, and biological systems to uncover and augment artificial and natural life intersections.
Moreover, Diaa believes in the crucial role of nexuses of the arts, science, and technology to make tomorrow's sciences more open and democratic. This is why his research and creation processes involve a balance of qualitative and quantitative approaches.
Within this context, Diaa's experimental practices seek to foster the interdisciplinary knowledge derived from the artistic practice-based research and reinforce its dual functions to integrate the public into complicated scientific inquiries and as an approach to enrich the visual and visible interface of the contemporary sciences.
scopes of interest
AR & VR
Deliver Lectures on a wide spectrum of topics regarding sciences of visual arts and New-Media Arts, besides designing visual arts curriculums, seminars, and workshops for undergraduate and postgraduate students in the academic art institutions.
Conduct interdisciplinary theoretical and empirical research in the field of Sciences of visual arts and New-Media arts. participate in several interdisciplinary research teams of scientists and artists in order to execute cutting-edge experiments in New-Media arts' labs.
Create and set up interactive systems, interactive environments, and a wide range of interactive artworks, in which the audience can interact with the artwork's systems in order to learn, generate, exchange, and transfer knowledge.
scopes of EXPERIENCE
Dr. Diaa Ahmed Mohammed Ahmedien
Sciences of Visual Arts and New-Media Arts.
Drawing & Painting Dept., Faculty of Art Education.
12-Ismail Mohammed St., Zamalek, 11211, Cairo, Egypt.