Dr Sazzad Hussain

Research Scientist

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Currently with the Australian e-Health Research Centre and CSIRO. Expertise in designing and evaluating digital health interventions.

Previously, Research Associate with the Software Engineering Group at The University of Sydney; focusing on behaviour analytics, technologies in academic writing, Intelligent Tutor Systems (ITS), and software applications for supporting mental health through social media.

Worked with the Software Engineering Group at The University of Sydney and Machine Learning Research Group at NICTA as part of PhD research, which focused on Affective Computing, cognitive load detection, physiological information processing, machine learning, and ITS.

Achievements and Awards

  • 2016-2016

    Branko Cesnik Award for Best Academic/Scientific Paper (HIC 2016)
    Health Informatics Society of Australia (HISA)

  • 2010-2013

    NICTA Research Project Award
    National ICT Australia (NICTA)

  • 2009-2013

    Endeavour Postgraduate Award
    Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, Government of Australia.

  • 2008-2008

    Postgraduate Award, Best Student (academic) For Master of Science in Faculty of Engineering
    International Islamic University Malaysia ( IIUM )

Current Roles

  • Research Scientist
    Digital Health Engagement

Academic Qualifications

  • 2013

    Doctor of Philosophy
    The University of Sydney

Professional Experiences

  • 2015-2018

    Research Fellow
    Australian e-Health Research Centre, CSIRO

  • 2013-2015

    Research Associate
    School of Electrical and Information Engineering, The University of Sydney


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