Ramy is a game artist and a researcher/expert in AR/VR/MR technologies. He also has industrial outputs in the immersive systems and games domains.
Ramy obtained his PhD from Staffordshire University and he has a number of publications in serious games; gamification; augmented, virtual and mixed reality technologies in cultural heritage. Ramy is also one of the Adobe Certified Expert and Instructors in the UK.
He has over seven years' teaching experience in the UK and in different countries. He also has three years' experience in the industry of games and immersive systems.
2017-2019 - Game animator at None In Three (NI3), University of Huddersfield.
2013-2015 - Environment artist at ARKAN, Cairo, Egypt.
Prior to joining Solent, Ramy was a part-time lecturer in the Art and Design School at the University of Huddersfield; and Adobe Certified Instructor at Academy Class; and a lecturer at Helwan University, Faculty of Applied Arts, Egypt.
Ramy's research interests lie in serious games and gamification, augmented reality, virtual reality, mixed reality in cultural heritage, marketing, educational purposes, and human-computer interaction.
Hammady, R., Ma, M. Alkalha, Z & Strathearn, C. (2019). The Role of Mixed Reality as a Virtual Guide in the museums: ‘MuseumEye’ the Holographic System, International Journal of Human Computer Studies. [Under Review]
Hammady, R., Ma, M., Strathearn, C & Mohamad, M. (2019). Design and Development of a Spatial Mixed Reality Touring Guide to the Egyptian Museum, Journal of Multimedia Tools and Applications. [Accepted]
Hammady, R., Ma, M. & Strathearn, C. (2019). Ambient Information Visualisation and Visitors' Technology Acceptance of Mixed Reality in Museums, Journal of Computing and Cultural Heritage. [Accepted]
Hammady, R., Ma, M. & Strathearn, C. (2019, May). User Experience Design for Mixed Reality: A Case Study of HoloLens in Museum, International Journal of Technology Management. [Accepted]
Hammady, R., & Ma, M. (2019). Designing Spatial UI as a Solution of the Narrow FOV of Microsoft HoloLens: Prototype of Virtual Museum Guide. In Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality (pp. 217-231). Springer, Cham.
Hammady, R., Ma, M., & Powell, A. (2018, June). User Experience of Markerless Augmented Reality Applications in Cultural Heritage Museums: ‘MuseumEye’as a Case Study. In International Conference on Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Computer Graphics (pp. 349-369). Springer, Cham.
Hammady, R., Ma, M., & Temple, N. (2016, September). Augmented reality and gamification in heritage museums. In Joint International Conference on Serious Games (pp. 181-187). Springer, Cham.
Academic Award (May 2018)
First prize of the Best Academic Poster submitted in Postgraduate Conference, held at of Staffordshire University.
Academic Award (Nov 2017)
3MT finalist in the Three Minute Presentation at the University of Huddersfield, UK.
Academic Award (Nov 2016)
Best PhD presentation and research submitted in Postgraduate Conference, held at the University of Huddersfield.
Academic Award (Nov 2015)
Second prize in an academic poster competition at Methods Conference Fair at Manchester University
PhD scholarship (Mar 2015)
Newton-Mosharafa scholarship to study a PhD in Computing and Digital Technology in Staffordshire University.
Academic Award (Oct 2004)
Academic Excellence Award from the Egyptian Syndicate of Applied Arts Designers - Ramy took first place in the graduation project and also in his class.
Ramy is currently working on a maritime mixed reality immersive experience project.