I am a researcher in the Productivity group at Microsoft Research, Redmond. My primary research interests are in Attention Management for Multitasking Domains. Currently I am focusing on Microproductivity and Distraction management in Automotive environments.
I received a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2008. I received a Masters in Computer Science from the same university in 2005 and a Bachelors in Computer Science and Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology in 2001.
My primary interest is in helping humans improve productivity in environments where many demands on their attention present conflicting challenges. I am currently working on addressing multitasking problems in domains where people have to divide attention among many tasks and maintain performance at the same time.
I am also interested in technology for task management in mobile scenarios, HCI and health care, and ICT4D.
I completed my Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2008, at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, supervised by Professor Brian Bailey. I earned a Masters degree in Computer Science from the same institution in 2005 and a Bachelors degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology in 2001.