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WHERS | World Higher Education Ranking Summit - Omar Abu Layla

Omar Abu Layla Bio

Hello! I'm Omar Abu Layla, a dedicated Biomedical Engineering student with an unwavering passion for medical electronics and the creation of cutting-edge artificial limbs. My journey is driven by a deep commitment to leveraging technology to revolutionize healthcare and enhance the lives of individuals.

Learning and Growth:

Currently pursuing my BSc in Biomedical Engineering, I'm wholeheartedly engrossed in the world of biomedicine. I'm an enthusiastic learner, always eager to explore new horizons in this dynamic field. My coursework has provided me with a multifaceted understanding of biomedical engineering, and I'm enthusiastic about delving deeper into groundbreaking research.

Internship Experience:

During my academic journey, I embarked on a transformative 6-month internship at Alcon, where I immersed myself in the realm of Quality Control as part of the Analytical Science and Technology (AS&T) team. This experience opened my eyes to the pivotal role precision and reliability play in the development of medical devices.

Making a Difference:

I also had the privilege of interning at Al Abdali Hospital for a month, where I gained firsthand exposure to a clinical environment. This experience reinforced my dedication to crafting solutions that have a direct and positive impact on patient care and overall well-being.

Former BMEC Leader:

In addition to my academic pursuits, I had the honor of leading the Biomedical Engineering Club (BMEC) at my university. As the BMEC leader, I fostered an environment of collaboration and engagement, enabling fellow students to explore their passion for biomedical engineering. Together, we undertook voluntary projects that enriched our community and honed our skills.

Aiming for Innovation:

As a fervent programming enthusiast, I am invigorated by the potential of technology to drive innovation in healthcare. My aspiration is to contribute to groundbreaking projects that push the boundaries and bring about positive change.


  • Intern at Alcon, Mar 2023 - Aug 2023

    • Großwallstadt, Bavaria, Germany
    • Department of Quality Control QC - Analytical Science and Technology (AS&T) team.
    • Skills: Microsoft Excel, German, English, Python (Programming Language)
  • President at BMEC Biomedical Engineering Club, Dec 2021 - Aug 2022

    • German Jordanian University
    • Skills: Microsoft Excel, Project Management, Team Leadership, English, Circuit Analysis, Arduino
  • Biomedical Engineer Intern at Abdali Medical Center, Jun 2021 - Aug 2021


  • Bachelor's degree, Biomedical/Medical Engineering, Offenburg University of Applied Sciences, Oct 022 - Jul 2023

    • Exchange semester at HS Offenburg
    • Skills: Microsoft Excel, German, English
  • Bachelor of Science - BS, Biomedical/Medical Engineering, German Jordanian University, 2018 - 2023

    • Grade: Very Good
    • Skills: Microsoft Excel, English, Circuit Analysis, Python (Programming Language), Arduino
  • High School Diploma, Al Nahda National Schools (Abu Dhabi), 2012 - 2018

    • Skills: English

Licenses & Certifications

  • C++ Language, Sololearn, Issued Feb 2022
  • R Programming Language, Great Learning, Issued Feb 2022
  • Swift 4, Sololearn, Issued Feb 2022
  • German level B1, Goethe-Institut Jordanien, Issued Jul 2021
  • C Language, Cisco Networking Academy, Issued Jul 2018


  • Bachelor’s Thesis: The Development and Design of An Affordable Stance and Swing-Controlled Artificial Knee, Mar 2022 - Aug 2022
    • Associated with German Jordanian University - School Of Applied Medical Sciences
    • Designed innovative, affordable artificial knee with a unique locking mechanism to enhance stability during movement phases. Focused on advancing accessible prosthetics technology to enhance mobility and overall well-being.
    • Skills: Project Documentation, Electronics, Research, Engineering, Circuit Design, Arduino


Skills include proficiency in Microsoft Excel, programming in C++, Swift, R, Python, and more, project management, team leadership, circuit analysis, Arduino, LabVIEW, human anatomy, AutoCAD, electronics, MATLAB, and fluency in English, German, and Arabic.


  • Shadia Alhyari
    • Student at German Jordanian University
    • October 31, 2022
    • "I was lucky enough to have worked with Omar in my graduation project. The teamwork, patience, dedication, and research skills Omar has really amazed me. From my experience with him, I found that he is a hard worker who will put in all his effort and time to finish the task in front of him, even under pressure, and any company would be so lucky to have him."
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