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Farah Ahmed
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Natural History Museum

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Position :  CT facility head at the Natural History Museum
Dr Farah Ahmed is X-ray CT Facility Manager at the Natural History Museum in London. Farah received a BSc in Biomaterials Engineering and a PhD in Biophysics from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). She studied the three-dimensional structure of pathological bone using Micro-CT during her time as a PhD researcher. Following a short research position at the school of Medicine and Dentistry at QMUL, she worked in a CT based consultancy.

Farah joined the Natural History Museum in January 2012 and currently manages the X-ray CT facility, working on over 100 CT related projects a year across all science disciplines. She is the chairperson of ToScA (Tomography for Scientific Advancement) and the founding member of the UKCT consortium, giving presentations at many international conferences.

A scientific transformation with IT

18 Nov, 2013 08:50 am
The Natural History Museum is leading the way in analysing thousands of specimens with the latest IT. High end workstations with hundreds of gigabytes...