Hussam Habib

Hi! I research the online platforms and personalization. Specifically, I study the influence of social media on user behavior and belief a combination of algorithm auditing, social science theories, natural language processing and statistical analysis.

I am a fifth year as a PhD student at The University of Iowa in Computer Science advised by Dr. Rishab Nithyanand; working in the SPARTA lab and a member of Algorithms and Culture Research Group.

Feb 2024

Gave my proposal defense.

Nov 2023

Gave a talk @ UIUC.

Nov 2023

Gave a talk @ UIowa.

Oct 2023

Attended CSCW23.

Jul 2023

Learned how to swim.

Jun 2023

Presented @ ICWSM23.

May 2023

Served as a reviewer for AEJMC.

May 2023

Conducted an ML workshop for REU NSF.

May 2023

Recived travel grant for PETS 2023.

Mar 2023

Paper Accepted "Morbid Realities" @ ICWSM 23

Sep 2022

Received Graduate College Post-Comp Research Fellowship @ UIowa

Jun 2022

Presented @ ICWSM22

Apr 2022

Attended CHI22

Mar 2022

Paper Accepted "Making a Radical Misogynist" @ CSCW 22

Mar 2022

Paper Accepted "Fourth Estate" @ ICWSM 22

Jan 2022

Featured in Dare to Discover @ UIowa

Nov 2021

Paper Accepted "Act or React" @ ICWSM 22

Sep 2021

Presented our work "Act or React" @ LUMS

Jun 2021

Attended ICWSM 21

Aug 2020

Teaching Assistant for HCI

Jan 2020

Teaching Assistant for Object Oriented Programming

Aug 2019

Teaching Assistant for Data Structures

Aug 2019

Started my PhD @ UIowa

May 2019

Left TPI Lab @ LUMS