Dr.Fehmida Hussain


Senior Lecturer,School of Science and Technology


Office: Room 304 
Block: 16
Phone: +971 44461248
Fax: +971 4367 8043




  • DPhil – Informatics University of Sussex, UK
  • BS Computer Science – University of Houston, USA



Courses taught



  • Object oriented system analysis and design
  • Strategic Management and Information systems
  • Ethical, professional, social and legal issues in Computer and Information systems
  • Cloud computing Compiler Construction
  • Theory of Automata and Languages
  • Data Structures, Programming
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Digital forensics
  • Computer Threats and Security
  • Object oriented programming,



Research Interests



  • Computational Modelling
  • Health Informatics
  • Digital Forensics
  • Cloud Computing
  • E-Learning


Membership of professional bodies and associations


Professional member of the BCS – The Chartered Institute of IT,  ACM, Cognitive Science Society and AISB


Selected Publications


  • Hussain, F. and Wood, S. (2009) Modelling the Eciencies and Interactions of Attentional Networks. In Paletta, L., and Tsotsos, J.K. Eds., Attention in Cognitive Systems. Lecture Notes in Computer Science – LNAI 5395, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, pp139-152.
  • Hussain, F  (2011) A Knowledge Management Application In Clinical Practice: Tacit-Explicit Knowledge Morphing System (TEKMS). In the proceedings of  First International Conference on
    Emerging Research Paradigms in Business and Social Sciences Dubai, UAE.
  • Hussain, F. (2011). Ethical, Legal and Professional Issues In Digital Forensics. In the proceedings of First International Conference on Emerging Research Paradigms in Business and Social Sciences, Dubai, UA.
  • Hussain, F. (2009) Sharon Wood. Modeling the Performance of Children on the Attentional Network Test.  In the proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling (ICCM 2009), Manchester, UK.
  • Hussain, F. (2009) and  Wood, S.. Computational Modelling of Deficits in Attentional Networks in mild Traumatic Brain Injury: An Application in Neuropsychology. Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci09), Amsterdam, Netherlands.
  • Hussain, F and Wood, S. (2008). Modelling the Efficiencies and Interactions of Attentional Networks. 5th International Workshop on Attention in Cognitive Systems – WAPCV 2008 held in Santorini, Greece.
  • Hussain, F and Abidi. S. (2005) Morphing Tacit and Explicit Medical Knowledge: Providing Multi-Faceted Medical Decision Support. 10th International Symposium on Health Information Management Research (iSHIMR2005), Thessaloniki (Greece).
  • Hussain, F.  and Abidi, S. (2005). A Knowledge Management Framework to Morph Clinical Cases with Clinical Practice Guidelines. 19th International Congress of the European Federation for Medical Informatics (MIE2005), Geneva.
  • Hussain, F, Raza, A. and Abidi, S.(2005). Towards Knowledge Morphing: A Triangulation Approach To Link Tacit And Explicit Knowledge, Proceedings of ICICT Pakistan.

Hussain, F, Raza, A and Abidi, S. (2004) A Knowledge Management Approach to Link Tacit  and Explicit Knowledge in the Healthcare Industry; Journal of Information and Communication Technology  Vol. 1, No. 1, 63-74.