Department of Digitalization

External Lecturer

Presentation and academic fields

I hold a Ph.D. in User Experience from Copenhagen Business School, and Masters degree in Interaction Design from KTH, Sweden.

My main research area is within User Experience (UX), Design Thinking, websites, Usability, E-commerce, knowledge management, healthcare, game design and evaluation of IT systems.

Professional and/or academic experience

I am a User Experience Strategist and an educator who has more than a decade of experience in academia and industry in the area of Design, User Experience, Strategy and Innovation.

I have been teaching to bachelor and master students in the area of information management, User Experience, Design thinking, knowledge management, Corporate Communication

I have published 20+ articles in the area of UX, Design, Usability, and Design. These articles are within the domains of Healthcare and E-commerce.

Selected publications

NAWAZ, Ather, et al. User Experience (UX) of the fall risk assessment tool (FRAT-up). In: 2015 IEEE 28th International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems. IEEE, 2015. p. 19-22.

Nawaz, A., Skjaeret, N., Ystmark, K, Helbostad, J.L., Vereijken, B., Svanaes, D., (2014). Assessing Seniors’ User Experience (UX) of Exergames for Balance Training. In Proceedings of the 8th Nordic Conference on Human-Computer Interaction: Fun, Fast, Foundational (pp. 578-587). ACM. (Helsinki, October, 26-30)

Nawaz, A., Helbostad, JL., Skjæret, N., Vereijken, B., Bourke, A., Dahl, Y., Mellone, S., (2014). Designing Smart Home Technology for Fall Prevention in Older People. Presented at HCI International 2014 (Crete, Greece, June 2014).

Nawaz, A., Skjæret, N., Ystmark, K., Helbostad, J. L., Vereijken, B., & Svanæs, D. (2014, October). Assessing seniors' user experience (UX) of exergames for balance training. In Proceedings of the 8th Nordic conference on human-computer interaction: fun, fast, foundational (pp. 578-587).

Nawaz, A., & Clemmensen, T. (2013). Website Usability in Asia “From Within”: An Overview of a Decade of Literature. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 29(4), 256-273.

Pedagogical experience/method skills/supervision

I supervise in the area of UX, Information management, Design Thinking, Innovation and Change Management.

I have supervised 40+ master thesis. I have a keen interest to supervise master thesis emerging themes and emerging technologies.

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