Dr Atiyah Elsheikh

  • Research Software Engineer (MRC/CSO Social & Public Health Sciences Unit)

email: Atiyah.Elsheikh@glasgow.ac.uk
pronouns: He/him/his

MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, Berkeley Square, 99 Berkeley Street, G3 7HR


I have joined the Complexity in Health Improvement programme at the MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit in February 2022 with a background in Modeling and Simulation. I got

  • a PhD in Computer Science from RWTH Aachen, Germany, 2012 with focus on modeling and simulation of applications in the field of Systems Biology
  • a MSc. in Computer Science from RWTH Aachen, Germany, 2005 with focus on Systems Software Engineering and Scientific Computing
  • A BSc. in Mathematics from Kuwait University 1999

My research career in academia includes working fulltime as a research scientist for the university of Siegen, Germany and Austrian Institute of technology, Vienna, Austria. 


Research interests

My current main activity is the establishment of agent-based modeling framework using the Julia language to simplify the creation of complex agent-based models and overcoming difficulties in utilizing these models with the aid of mathematical and computer science tools.

A good overview of my sofar conducted publications can be consulted via my ResearchGate profile