My name is Oussama Jarrousse. I have a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (2011) where I worked on 4D personalised computational modelling of human heart elasto-mechanics, breast deformation modelling, and non-linear anisotropic elastic image registration. I also hold a M.Sc. degree in Telecommunication Engineering from the University of Damascus (2003).
During my post-doc at the Narvis-Lab of the Ludwig-Maximilians University (LMU) hospital in Munich, I was investigating the use of vibroarthrography in non-invasive early diagnosis of knee osteoarthritis as part of the lab research team.
Currently, I am the head of software development and a research engineer at Munich-Innovation Labs. I manage the development team where we are tackling several medical engineering research questions, with focus on medical image processing and AI applications in medicine and biology in collaboration with university hospitals and clinicians. Our work has attracted a lot of attention from both the business and the scientific communities.
Since 2014, I providing consultancy, training and support in the field of cyber-security, and information assurance (IA), mainly to NGOs working to protect journalists and human rights defenders working in high-risk environments around the world.
In 2021, together with other colleagues, I founded Simula, an information technology services and consultancy company with focus on data security and management, website care, business processes simulations, and digital communications. Simula is a social enterprise that puts social good before profit.
I care deeply about human rights, democracy and the rule of law. Since 2011, I have been actively engaging in campaigning and working with political actors, to progress the cause of democracy and human rights in Syria, and with activists, and humanitarian organisations, to mitigate the effects of the civil war on the population over there. In 2021 I joined the Syrian Liberal Party, a platform that promote liberal values, freedom of speech, women rights, secularism and diversity and aspires for a pluralistic participatory modern democracy in Syria within the foreseen future.