Selam! I am a Graduate Research Assistant at Brown HCI directed by Jeff Huang. My research interests are persuasive health innovations, behavior support systems and human factors in digital health. Before coming to Brown, I spent two years as a Research Assistant at CHISEL, LUMS, Pakistan where I worked on the intersection of design and technology to improve the psychological impact of everyday tech.


September 2021: I started grad school at Brown HCI!

August 2021: I resigned from my position as a Product Lead from CHISEL, LUMS.


Designing Parental Monitoring and Control Technology: A Systematic Review
Zainab Iftikhar, Osama Younus, Taha Sardar, Hammad Arif, Mobin Javed, and Suleman Shahid IFIP Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, pp. 676-700. Springer, Cham, 2021. [paper]

Technology, Privacy, and User Opinions of COVID-19 Mobile Apps for Contact Tracing: Systematic Search and Content Analysis
Mahmoud Elkhodr, Omar Mubin, Zainab Iftikhar, Maleeha Masood, Belal Alsinglawi, Suleman Shahid, and Fady Alnajjar ournal of Medical Internet Research 23(2), 2020. [paper]

Last Updated on 10/13/2022 by Zainab Iftikhar