Dr Jamil El-Imad discusses the application of Disruptive technologies to mental health challenges. Jamil El-Imad’s key research interests are in brain signal analysis, Virtual Reality (VR), Brain Computer Interfaces (BCI) and Big Data.
Jamil and his team are developing systems for epilepsy prediction and other neurological disorders. He is also developing VR systems for democratising human experience and for the treatment of phobias. Jamil co-led a “Reality Substitution” team at The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in developing a VR experience incorporating the user’s body into a substituted environment.
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