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Lama Hamadeh

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

School of Science & Technology

Staff Group(s)
Physics and Mathematics


Dr Lama Hamadeh is a lecturer/Senior lecturer in Mathematics and Module Leader for the following undergraduate modules:

  • Year 1: Vector Algebra & Calculus (MATH10521)
  • Year 2: Differential Equations & Transform Methods (MATH20451/28021)

She also conducts research in Computational Physics/Mathematics and Statistical Data Analysis.

Career overview

Dr Hamadeh was previously a Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Physics at the School of Science and Technology, Nottingham Trent University (2017-2018). Prior to that, she worked as a Research Assistant and a Visiting Research Scholar at the School of Architecture, Design & the Built Environment, Nottingham Trent University (2016-2017). Dr Hamadeh completed her PhD in Theoretical Physics at the University of Nottingham in 2015.

Research areas

  • Numerical Methods and Algorithms
  • Dimensionality Reduction
  • Machine Learning for Prediction and Optimisation
  • Image Processing

External activity

Dr Hamadeh is

  • A member of The Institute of Physics (IOP)
  • A member of The Statistical Royal Society (RSS)

In February 2018, Dr Hamadeh won the 3-Minute Wonder competition for the East Midlands branch hosted by the Institute of Physics. She presented her work on using infrared thermography to assess thermal performance of smart textiles. As a result, she was invited to present this talk at the Royal Institution in London in May 2018 to be one of the finalists in the 3-minute Wonder Grand Final.


Weibin Li, Lama Hamadeh and Igor Lesanovsky “Probing the Interaction Between Rydberg-Dressed Atoms Through Interference”. Phys. Rev. A 85, 053615 (2012)