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Faheem Hussain

Faheem Hussain

Faculty Affiliate, School for the Future of Innovation in Society

faheem.hussain@asu.edu

School for the Future of Innovation in Society
Arizona State University
PO Box 875603
Tempe, AZ 85287-5603

Titles

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Faculty Affiliate, School for the Future of Innovation in Society

Biography

Faheem Hussain is working as a teaching faculty for the School for the Future of Innovation in Society, Arizona State University. Before joining ASU, he worked as an assistant professor in the Department of Technology and Society, College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at State University of New York, Korea. He holds a PhD and an MS degree in Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University, an MS degree in Telecommunications Management from Oklahoma State University, and BS degree in Computer Science from Dhaka University. His research interests include: Development for Displaced Population, Information and Communication Technology for Sustainable Development, Digital Afterlife, Social Media, Digital Rights, Telecommunication Policy, Gender Empowerment using STEM, and Sustainable Development Goals. Faheem Hussain's present research encompass evidence based research on the multidimensional effects of Technology in Society. Faheem Hussain has been involved as a technology policy specialist in various research projects with a number of United Nations organizations (e.g., UNDP, ITU, UN-APCICT), international development agencies (e.g., IDRC, DFID, Ford and Rockefeller Foundation), and international think tanks (e.g., Freedom House, LIRNEasia, Ideacorps) in the fields of Technology, Public Policy, and Development.

Education

  • PhD, Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon Univeristy, 2008
  • MS, Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, 2006
  • MS, Telecommunication Management, Oklahoma State University, 2005
  • BS, Computer Science, Dhuka University, 2003

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