Mustafa Elattar was born in Cairo, Egypt in 1986. He attended Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt to obtain his bachelor’s degree in Systems and Biomedical Engineering in 2008. Mustafa joined the Medical Imaging and Image Processing research group at Nile University as a research assistant. In 2010, he obtained his master’s degree in Communication and Information Technology after conducting image analysis research for cardiac imaging. He received his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering and Physics, Medicine in 2016 from the Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, after developing a preoperative planning framework for transcatheter aortic valve implantation. In 2015 he joined the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) as a postdoctoral fellow, where he conducted research for image-guided radiotherapy. In August 2017, Mustafa joined Nile University as an assistant professor at the Information Technology and Computer Science School.
Also, he is currently leading the medical imaging and image processing research group focusing on incorporating deep neural networks in 2D and 3D medical image analysis contexts. Mustafa has more than 25 journal articles and conference publications. On the professional side, Mustafa worked in the research and development division at Diagnosoft Inc., 3mensio B.V., PieMedical N.V., and Myocardial Solutions Inc.