Ali A. Hilal has a background in biomedical engineering and currently is a Bioartificial liver researcher in the Bioengineering Unit in the University of Strathclyde, Scotland. He holds a PhD in Bioengineering. He is a member of wide range of artificial organs Societies. He has worked for four years in bioartificial liver devices. He is one of the three principal investigators for the recently developed Fibre-in-Fibre bioartificial liver device.