Abdallah El Ali

I am a Postdoctoral researcher in Human Computer Interaction (HCI) at the Media Informatics and Multimedia Systems group at the University of Oldenburg / OFFIS (Germany).. Previously, apart from a year away from research working as a UX Designer at Osudio, I recieved my PhD in Computer Science from the University of Amsterdam (Netherlands), working at the Information and Language Processing Systems (ILPS) group.

My research interests span Human Computer Interaction and Social Computing research. From developing sensor-based tracking technologies for behavior change, investigating core usability issues in 3D gesture based interaction across domains, understanding mobile users across cultures, to mining large-scale social media traces (e.g., Flickr, Twitter) for insight. [read more]