Faheem Hussain

Lecturer
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
5603
Faculty Affiliate
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
5603

Biography

Faheem Hussain is working as a Teaching Faculty for SFIS, ASU. 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 (SUNY), Korea. He holds a Ph.D. and an M.S. degree in Engineering and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University, an M.S. degree in Telecommunications Management from Oklahoma State University, and B.S. degree in Computer Science from Dhaka University. Before SUNY Korea, Faheem Hussain worked as a founding faculty in Asian University for Women in Bangladesh and also taught in Carnegie Mellon University’s Qatar Campus. 

(Email: faheem.hussain@asu.edu)

Research Interests:

Development for Displaced Population, Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D), Digital Afterlife, Social Media, Digital Rights, Telecommunication Policy, ICT Entrepreneurship, Gender Empowerment using STEM, Sustainable Development Goals. 

Education

Degree:

Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University: Engineering and Public Policy

M.Sc., Carnegie Mellon University: Engineering and Public Policy

M.Sc., Oklahoma State University: Telcommunications Management

B.Sc., University of Dhaka: Computer Science 

Research Interests

Development for Displaced Population, Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D), Digital Afterlife, Social Media, Digital Rights, Telecommunication Policy, ICT Entrepreneurship, Gender Empowerment using STEM, Sustainable Development Goals. 

The principal components of 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.

Courses

Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
GTD 501 Global Tech and Development
GTD 505 Research Design in Tech & Dev
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
GTD 598 Special Topics
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
GTD 505 Research Design in Tech & Dev
GTD 506 Quantitative Analys/Tech/Dev
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
GTD 505 Research Design in Tech & Dev