He received his Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering & Information Technology in 1997 and his PhD. in Technical Computer Science at the Otto-von-Guericke-University of Magdeburg, Germany in 2001.
Since 2003 he has been Junior-Research-Group-Leader at the Institute for Electronics, Signal Processing and Communications at the Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg.
In 2008 he became Professor of Neuro-Information Technology at the Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg.
In May 2010 Prof. Al-Hamadi received the Habilitation in Artificial Intelligence and the Venia Legendi in the scientific field of "Pattern Recognition and Image Processing" from Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg, Germany