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Dr Nebras Al Attar


Nebras Al Attar

Postdoc Research Fellow Lvl Ii
School of Biosystems and Food Engineering
01 716 1735
University College Dublin, School of Biosystems and Food Engineering, Engineering Building Belfield Dublin 4


Education: MSc in Optics and laser Technology, University of Baghdad, Iraq 2002. PhD in Physics, University College Dublin, Ireland 2015. Employment history: Assistant Lecturer, University of Technology, Iraq, 2006-2010. Post Doc, University College Dublin/School of physics, Ireland , 2015 - 2017. Post Doc, University College Dublin/School of Biomolecular and biomedicine , Ireland , 2017. Post Doc, University College Dublin/School of Biosystems and Food engineering , Ireland , 2018. Career impacts: lecturing subjects such as Quantum Physics and Quantum Optics which I have delivered in Laser and Optoelectronic engineering department. My PhD thesis, was centred on the development of a multifunctional microscope which has applications in spanning fluorescence imaging, Raman spectroscopy, fluorescence correlation spectroscopy, time correlated single photon counting, and Raman imaging. The first post doc position was funded by SFI, focusing on the development of an optical system for investigation and sensing the pathological bacteria. This experience helped me to develop an image analysis modulus, in the field of the digital pathology, in my next post-doctoral fellow role. This modulus would quantify protein expression in tumour/non-tumour areas, was generated by immunohistochemistry methodology. Currently, I am working in Hyperspectral imaging research group funded by HRB, this role focused on distinctions the prostate tissue tumours using Raman imaging.