• Alghamdi, N., Abusharkh, D., Alqahtni, M.,  Alaqeeli, N & Alrazgan, M. (2020, April). Using Geo-tagged Snapchat Posts to Analyse Tourists Impression. I2020 International Conference on Computer and Information Sciences (ICCIS). IEEE.
  • Alghamdi, N., Alrajebah, N., & Al-Megren, S. (2019, November). Crowd Behavior Analysis using Snap Map: A Preliminary Study on the Grand Holy Mosque in Mecca. In Conference Companion Publication of the 2019 on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (pp. 137-141). ACM. [Paper]
  • Al-Megren, S., & Alghamdi, N. (2019). Working Towards Culturally Sensitive Predictive Models. With an Eye to the Future: HCI Research and Practice in the Arab World.
  • Alshareef, N., Almagati, M., Albrahim, M,  Alghamdi, N (2019). Smart Mobile Application Contest (SMAC). [Poster].
  • Almegren, S., Alghamdi, N., Allwihan, R., Alrajebah, R. (2019). Fashnology Across Social, Cultural, and Religious Ideals and Practices. Workshop at INTERACT 2019. [Paper].
  • Alghamdi, N., Maddock, S., Marxer, R., Barker, J., Brown, G. J. (2018). A corpus of audio-visual Lombard speech with frontal and profile views, The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA), 143:6, EL523-EL529 [JASA] [White rose] [Corpus] [Supported by 1 and 2]​.
  • Marxer, R., Barker, J., Alghamdi, N., Maddock, S. (2018). The impact of the Lombard effect on audio and visual speech recognition systems, Speech Communication, 100,58-68 [Link] [Supported by 1 and 2]​.
  • Alghamdi, N (2017) Visual Speech Enhancement and its Application in Speech Perception Training. PhD thesis, University of Sheffield [Link] [Supported by 1, 2 and 3].
  • Alghamdi, N., Maddock, S., Barker, J., & Brown, G. J. (2017). The impact of automatic exaggeration of the visual articulatory features of a talker on the intelligibility of spectrally distorted speech. Speech Communication, 95, 127-136. [ScienceDirect][White rose] [Supported by 1 and 3]​.
  • Alghamdi, N., Maddock, S., Brown, G. J., & Barker, J. (2015, September). Investigating the impact of artificial enhancement of lip visibility on the intelligibility of spectrally-distorted speech. In AVSP (pp. 93-98).[paper][Supported by 1 and 3]​.
  • Alghamdi, N., Maddock, S., Brown, G. J., & Barker, J. (2015, August). A comparison of audiovisual and auditory-only training on the perception of spectrally-distorted speech. ICPhS 2015, SECC, Glasgow. [paper][poster pdf[Supported by 1 and 4].
  • Hagr, A., Garadat, S. N., Hassan, S. M., Malki, K., Al Ohali, Y., Al Ghamdi, N., ... & Al Hamid, S. (2016). The effect of the arabic computer rehabilitation program “Rannan” on sound detection and discrimination in children with cochlear implants. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 27(5), 380-387. [paper]
  • Al-Ghamdi, N., Al-Hudhud, G., Alzamel, M., & Al-Wabil, A. (2013, October). Trials and tribulations of BCI control applications. In Science and Information Conference (SAI), 2013 (pp. 212-217). IEEE [paper].

  • Kanjo, E., Albarrak, L., Alhakbani, N., Altammami, S., & Alghamdi, N. (2013). I CAN overview of mobile technology for special need. 1st International Conference on Technolog2y Helping People with Special Needs (ICTHP-2013). Febreuray 2013, Saudi Arabia

  • Najwa AlGhamdi, Abrar AlSumyer, AlAnoud Bin Drees, Nora AlMadi, Sahar AlFantoukh, Sara bin Mahfo'd and Yousef AlOhali. iRannan : Computer-Based Aural Rehabilitation , a Remote Montiroing andTraining Soultion, 1st International Conference on Technolog2y Helping People with Special Needs (ICTHP-2013).Febreuray 2013, Saudi Arabia.

  • Al-Ghamdi, N. M., & Al-Ohali, Y. (2010, October). The design and development of an interactive aural rehabilitation therapy program. In Proceedings of the 12th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers and accessibility (pp. 285-286). ACM. [paper].

  • AlGhamdi, N., & AlOhali, Y. (2010, September). The Design and Development of 3D Auditory Environment for Computer-Based Aural Rehabilitation Programs. In Computing in the Global Information Technology (ICCGI), 2010 Fifth International Multi-Conference on (pp. 209-213). IEEE. [paper]

  • AlGhamdi, N., & AlOhali, Y. (2010, June). Rannan: Computer Based Auditory Training For Arabic-speaking Children. In EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology (pp. 3225-3230). Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). [paper]



  • [December] #Invited_talk :  Voice User Interface Design. Interaction Design Foundation, Riyadh Chapter.

  • [September] #Invited_talk :  Techie-bits: Saudi ladies in Technology, Panel Discussion on Programming. 

  • [September] #Invited_talk :  Data Science and Entrepreneurship, Panel Discussion, Bayan SCI - Business. 

  • [March-May] #Lead_instructor : User Experience Design course, General Assembly, Misk Academy.

  • [April] External examiner for Data Analysis, MSc projects, Prince Nora University.

  • [March] #Invited_talk : Data Science in Speech Communication, WiDSRiyadh at KACST.


  • [December] #Mentor : at MIT Saudi Grand Hack.

  • [November] #Invited_talk : Visual Speech Enhancement. Seminar series for IWAN. King Saud University. 

  • [August] #Invited_talk : Voice User Interface. KACST SIGCHI chapter's Summer School on HCI research method.

  • [July] #Mentor :  a number of research projects in KACST-Mawhiba summer enrichment program -- a joint program between King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST)  and  the Foundation for Giftedness and Creativity (Mawhiba). 

  • [March] #Invited_talk : Visual Speech Enhancement. Seminar series for SPandH (Speech and Hearing group). University of Sheffield (2018). 

  • [February] #Invited_talk : Visual Speech Enhancement. Joint Seminar series for the ‘Engineering and Materials’ and ‘Computing and Informatics’ Research Centers, Nottingham Trent University. 

  • Feb Famelab Sheffield heat (won second place); Manchester regional heat. 

  • June Video Enhancement to support speech-reading. L'ORÉAL-UNESCO FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE AWARDS CEREMONY PHD POSTER COMPETITION [poster][abstract].

  • June Simulating the Visual Lombard Speech. UKSpeech 2016 Conference at the University of Sheffield [poster][abstract].

  • June COM Away Day- PhD students poster compitition- won first place [poster].

  • July  Investigating the Impact of Artificial Enhancement of Lip Visibility on the Intelligibility of Spectrally-Distorted Speech. UKSpeech Conference at the University of EastAnglia [poster][abstract].

  • June  Poster presented at the University of Sheffield Engineering Symposium (USES 2015).

  • June   Poster presented DCS Research Retreat- an honourable mention was received [pdf] .

  • May 2014  DCS Research Retreat-won second place. [pdf]


1. ​ The Saudi Ministry of Education, King Saud University.

2.  The UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC project AV-COGHEAR, EP/M026981/1).

3.  Faceware Tech.

4. The European Community 7th Framework Programme Marie Curie ITN INSPIRE (Investigating Speech Processing in Realistic Environments).