Beena Ahmed

Assistant Professor

Ahmed, Beena

Office: 246F
Phone: +974.4423.0111

Research Interests

  • Signal Processing
  • Pattern classification
  • Noise estimation and reduction
  • Speech processing
  • Sleep Analysis
  • Stress monitoring


  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of New South Wales, Sydney, 2004
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Electrical Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, 1993

Selected Publications

B. Ahmed, A. Redissi, R. Tafreshi, 'A Characterization of Sleep Spindles in EEG', World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Munich, September 2009

B. Ahmed, A. Redissi, R. Tafreshi, 'An Automatic Sleep Spindle Detector Based on Wavelets and the Teager Energy Operator', Engineering in Medicine & Biology Conference (EMBC), Minneapolis, September 2009

B. Ahmed, 'Engaging Freshmen Engineering Students in the Middle East Using Project Based Learning', American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Colloquium on Engineering Education, Budapest, October 2009

B. Ahmed, R. Tafreshi, 'Advances in Automatic Sleep Analysis', International Conference on BioMedical Engineering (ICBME), Singapore, December 2008

B. Ahmed, R. Tafreshi, 'Using the Wavelet Packet Transform in Automatic Sleep Analysis', Medical and Biological Engineering Conference (MBEC), Antwerp, Belgium, November 2008