Ahmad Shah Idil

AUSTRALIAN UNIVERSITIES’ JOHN MONASH SCHOLAR

PHD IN MEDICAL PHYSICS AND BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING, UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON

Ahmad has a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechatronics with First Class Honours and a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Linguistics from the University of New South Wales. He is currently a biomedical engineer with University College London, where he is designing the world’s first optogenetic cortical implant for the treatment of focal epilepsy. Prior to this, he worked with Bionic Vision Australia, the $50 million Australian research consortium developing a bionic eye. Through his PhD research Ahmad will continue to develop neural implant technologies to treat neurological medical conditions.