Mohammad Abdo obtained his B.Sc. degree in engineering and materials science in 2008 from the German University in Cairo, Egypt. After graduation, he joined the Group of Micro and Nanosystems at the Science and Technology Research Center at the American University in Cairo, Egypt, where he worked as a research assistant on the development of different MEMS devices. In 2013, he received his M.Sc. degree in microsystems engineering from the Department of Microsystems Engineering (IMTEK) at the University of Freiburg in Germany.
In 2014, Mohammad Abdo joined the group of Prof. Dr. Jan Korvink as a Ph.D. candidate. His research at IMT is focused on the development of a compact, portable, low-cost hyperspectral imaging system based on the miniaturization of key optical components using microfabrication techniques.