Mohamed Esmail Karar received his PhD degree in January 2012 at the Innovation Center Computer Assisted Surgery (ICCAS), University of Leipzig, under fellowship of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The topic of his PhD thesis was developing a new image-guided trans-catheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) system, based on live X-ray fluoroscopy and C-arm CT images. He has worked with collaborating clinicians at the Heart Center Leipzig and industrial partner: Siemens AG, Healthcare Sector, Forchheim, Germany. In 2015, he got a German Egyptian Short-term Scholarship (GERSS) as Postdoc fellow in the field of medical robotics at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany. Dr. Karar is currently an assistant professor of biomedical engineering and technology at Faculty of Electronic Engineering (FEE), Menoufia University, Egypt.
His main research interests are image-guided minimal invasive beating heart interventions, cardiac signals analysis, and automated cardiac drug delivery systems.