Dr. Mustafa Elattar

Program Director of Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Dr. Mustafa Elattar, born in Cairo, Egypt in 1986, is a highly accomplished professional in the fields of biomedical engineering, image analysis, medical imaging, and artificial intelligence. He embarked on his academic journey at Cairo University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in systems and biomedical engineering in 2008, Continuing his pursuit of knowledge and innovation, Mustafa received his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering and Physics, Faculty of Medicine, in 2016, from the Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. His doctoral research centered around developing a preoperative planning framework for transcatheter aortic valve implantation, showcasing his proficiency in leveraging advanced technologies to enhance surgical procedures. After completing his Ph.D., Mustafa joined the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) as a postdoctoral fellow in 2016. During his time there, he focused on conducting research for image-guided radiotherapy, further expanding his expertise in the intersection of medical imaging and cancer treatment. In August 2017, Mustafa joined Nile University as an assistant professor at the Information Technology and Computer Science School. He is also the director of the Artificial Intelligence undergraduate program. Mustafa has gained valuable industry experience. He has worked in the research and development divisions of renowned companies such as Diagnosoft Inc., 3mensio B.V., PieMedical N.V., and Myocardial Solutions Inc. Furthermore, in August 2018, Mustafa founded Intixel Co. S.A.E., where he currently serves as its CEO