Postdoctoral Scholar
Specialty: Human-computer interaction, human-centered design and evaluation of health information technologies, persuasive technologies in health informatics

Sakib Jalil, Ph.D., M.Sc.

Sakib Jalil is a postdoctoral scholar at the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at UC Davis. He conducts research in human-computer interaction, persuasive technology for telehealth and ehealth, user-centered design, participatory design and evaluation of telehealth and mobile health. He applies this research in health informatics in projects related to cancer patients, Kawasaki disease, the aging population and care coordination. He is mentored by Assistant Professor Katherine Kim.  

In addition, Jalil works on a theoretical research project with Kim exploring care coordination. Prior to the School of Nursing, Jalil was an academic mentor for industry study of information technology at the University of Technology Sydney in Australia. In 2016, he was a reviewer for the Health Informatics Journal and six international information technology conferences for health informatics and human-computer interaction. He also served on a conference committee for the inaugural African conference for Human Computer Interaction.

In general, Jalil’s research interests include user-experience and behavior change support through technology, human-centered design and evaluation, contextual design and participatory design.

He received a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in 2016 from James Cook University in Australia with Cum Laude, along with the Medal of Excellence in Doctoral Research Thesis. He worked as a full-time lecturer for the information technology program at the Prince of Songkla University in Thailand from 2008 to 2010. He obtained a Master of Science in Research in Engineering Management in 2008 and Bachelor of Science in Information Technology in 2004, both from Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology- Thammasat University, Thailand.

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