Zahra Ommani

PhD student

School of Health and Related Research

Medicine, Dentistry and Health


Telephone: +44 (0) 114 222 4399


I am a PhD student within CATCH and the objective of my project is implementing a Spoken Dialogue System (SDS) assisting older people in their daily living activities.

I graduated as MEng from University of Sheffield department of Computer Science in 2015. I worked as a web developer in epiGenesys University of Sheffield student company for around one year and I involved in a project to implement and design an online storage management system for university website. My third year dissertation project was about simulating growth of fibroblast cells interacting cancer cells. I also were involved in a number of research projects and software implementation such as developing 3D graphical hovering Robots chasing each other in a room, checker game, working with a simple robot to detect obstacle and etc. I have a good knowledge of different programming languages such as Java, Python, Matlab, Haskell, PHP, Ruby and rails Html and Css.