Full Name
Jumana Abu-Khalaf
Job Title
Vice Chancellor's Research Fellow in Computing and Security
Edith Cowan University
Speaker Bio
Dr. Abu-Khalaf received her Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Utah, USA, in the area of Robotics and Control in 2012. Her research was on the optimization of wearable stretchable sensors for fingertip force direction estimation. Prior to joining ECU as a Vice Chancellor’s Research Fellow, Jumana was an Associate Professor in Mechatronics Engineering at the German Jordanian University, Jordan. She was the co-director of the Robotics Laboratory and a research faculty member at the Nano Laboratory. In these roles she conducted research in the area of bio-robotics where she developed wearable sensors for remote health monitoring and an upper limb exoskeleton prototype for human strength augmentation. Building on her background and expertise, she is currently researching artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques for autonomous systems and health care applications.
Jumana Abu-Khalaf