Department of Computer Science
New York University - Abu Dhabi
Office: Sama Tower #1408A
Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
Visiting Assistant Professor
Computer Science and Engineering
WelcomeI am an Assistant Professor at NYU Abu Dhabi and the Co-Director of the NYU Abu Dhabi Design Technology Lab. I am also a research scientist at the Center for Technology and Economic Development (CTED) and a visiting faculty at NYU-Poly. In general, I am interested in Distributed Systems, Networking, Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICTD). My research interests lately include Web access under poor connectivity, Mobile Networks, Information Retrieval, Security, and Human Computer Interaction.
My recent papers include:
OpportunitiesResearch opportunities are available for talented PhD students, post-doctoral researchers, pre-doctoral researchers, and interns (summer or off-cycle). Feel free to contact me if you have a combination of creativity, self-motivation, strong technical skills, and interests in or around my research areas.
LatestDecember 7 - 10, 2013 @ Cape Town, SA
TroTro: Web Browsing and User Interfaces in Rural Ghana to appear at ICTD.
September 2, 2013 Interactive Caching for Slow or Intermittent Networks accepted to ACM DEV 4.
August 27, 2013 @ NYU-AD
July - August, 2013
Working w/summer interns on deployments in Ghana.
June 3-4, 2013
Judging for Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Scholars Program.
May 23, 2013
A bit of press outlining my ICTD research.
May 10, 2012
Joined NYU Abu Dhabi Computer Science Department faculty!
March 17, 2012
Awarded Janet Fabri Prize for the most outstanding dissertations in Computer Science!