Mohammad is a researcher and a designer whose work is focused on the design and evaluation of tools and computer interfaces that support group negotiation and decision-making. Currently, he is a postgraduate student research assistant in the The Graphics and Interaction Group (“Rainbow”) at the Computer Lab, University of Cambridge, and a research associate in the Center for Complex Engineering Systems (CCES) at KACST and MIT. Mohammad was a research assistant in the Changing Places group at the MIT Media Lab and a teaching fellow at Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.
CPGS in Computer Science
University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
M.S. in Media, Arts and Sciences
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge
M.S. in Information
University of Michigan (UM), Ann Arbor
B.S. in Computer Engineering
King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM), Saudi Arabia
2013 - current
MIT Media Lab (Changing Places Group, and City Science Initiative)
Cambridge, MA, USA
CS171 - Visualization Course at Harvard
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
2011 - current
Center for Complex Engineering Systems (CCES) at KACST and MIT
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - Cambridge, MA, USA
2010 - 2012
University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI
2008 - 2009
Communication and Marketing Assistant
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
2006 - 2007
VSAT Engineer and Hub Manager
Saudi Systems Corp. / Hughes
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Atos Origin Middle East
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Signal2 campaign product promoter
Gulflink - Unilever
Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
Hadhrawi, M. K., Miranowski, D. K., Ramasubramanian, V., & Sanchez D. O. (2016). SoundScape: Sound Enabled Shape-Changing Material. In CHI’16 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems. ACM. [submitted]
Alfaris, A., Khiyami, A., Alawad, A., Alsaati, A., & Hadhrawi, M. (2015). The Integrated Energy Decision Support System. In Systems Engineering.
Aldawood, S., Aleissa, F., Almalki, A., Alrashed, T., Alhindi, T., Alnasser, R., Hadhrawi, M. K., Alfaris, A. & Al-Wabi, A. (2015). Collaborative Tangible Interface (CoTI) for Complex Decision Support Systems. In Design, User Experience, and Usability: Users and Interactions (pp. 415-424). Springer International Publishing.
Hadhrawi, M. K., Wang, Y., Lex, A., & Larson, K. (2014). CreativeCities: What Makes Cities Creative. In IEEE InfoVis. IEEE.
Hadhrawi, M. K., Nouh, M., Alfaris, A., & Sanchez, A. (2013). CoPI: a web-based collaborative planning interface platform. In Human Interface and the Management of Information. Information and Interaction for Learning, Culture, Collaboration and Business, (pp. 287-296). Springer Berlin Heidelberg.
Nouh, M., Hadhrawi, M., Sanchez, A., & Alfaris, A. (2013, October). Towards cloud-based decision support platform for group decision making. In Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), 2013 IEEE International Conference on (pp. 50-55). IEEE.
Nouh, M., Hadhrawi, M., Sanchez, A., & Alfaris, A. (2013). A Collaborative Web-based Decision Support Platform for Planning Complex Engineering Systems: A Design and Architecture Framework. In 2013 EURO Working Group on Decision Support Systems (EWG-DSS).
Work in Progress
Hadhrawi, M. K. & Alfaris, A. (2016). Interactive Visualization for Complex Systems. Interactions. [to be submitted]
Hadhrawi, M. K., Alfaris A., & Alsaati, A. (2016) UCD: an Approach to Support Collaborative Planning for Sustainable Development at Government Organizations. In The Journal of Collaborative Computing and Work Practices. ACM. [to be submitted]
2015 - current
CityGame, Changing Places Group, MIT
Research Leader, Master Thesis
2013 - current
CityScope, Changing Places Group, MIT
2012 - 2013
Boeing Decision Support Center, KACST - Boeing
2011 - 2013
SIPS: Sustainable Infrastructure Planning Systems, CCES
20011 - 2012
CollabEval: Collaborative Tools to Support Remote Collaboration, CCES
2011 - 2012
CDL: Collaborative Design Lab, CCES
2009 - 2011
Treatment Planning System, UMHS
2009 - 2011
MC Research: Ann Arbor Hands On Museum, UM
APRIL, College of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, UM
ADLER Planetarium, Space Visualization Lab, Chicago, IL
2008 - 2009
Informatics Program Website, UM
2006 - 2007
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Satellite Network, Saudi Systems
SADAD, Saudi Arabian Monitory Agency Electronic Transactions
CreativeCities Visualization Tool, Harvard
SoundScape: Sound Enabled Shape-Changing Material, MIT
UM Community Economic Adjustment Program, UM
Project Leader, Information Visualization
GlobaLens: A service Design Evaluation, UM
ANDOR; Individually-Boxed Shoe Store, UM
Bugs 2.0: Enhance the Collaboration between Developers and Novice Bug Reporters, UM
Computer Supported Cooperative Work
UM Wolverine Access Advisement System, UM
Evaluation of Systems and Services
Microsoft Sync, UM
MuseComp: Ann Arbor Hands On Museum, UM
Project Leader, Interface and Interaction Design
3 Degree of Freedom (DoF) Robot Arm, KFUPM
Hardware Group Leader
VLSI Design, KFUPM
Stairs-Climbing Robot, KFUPM
Multi-location LAN Design, KFUPM
System Dynamics Workshop.
Agent Based Modeling Workshop.
CX202: Complex Systems Modeling and Network Course
GIS Training Course
SKYWAN network installation, commissioning & operation
Workshop on Business Ethics
Workshop on How to Start a Small Business
Workshop on Leadership & Teamwork Skills
Workshop on Advanced Learning Skills
Workshop on Brain and Thinking Abilities Skills
Workshop on Developing Creativity
Research @ ML, 2015
TEDxUofM, 2010 - 2011
First national IEEE Geographical Information System, 2005 - 2005
International Conference on Information & Computer Science, 2004 - 2004
ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), 2009 - 2009
12th Annual IEEE Technical Exchange Meeting (TEM), 2005 - 2005
11th Annual IEEE TEM, 2004 - 2004
IxDA Ann Arbor, 2009 - 2012
ACM SIGCHI, 2007
IEEE International Conference on Tools with Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI), 2013 - 2014
Butterfly LLC (Design and Innovation Consulting Company), 2011
2013 - 2020
King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Full Scholarship: covers tuition and living expenses.
New England Complex Systems Institute (NECSI) Scholarship.
Startup Weekend Ann Arbor, 3rd Place Award.
Best project award ExpoSItion, MuseComp.
2007 - 2009
King Abdullah Full Scholarship: covers tuition and living expenses.
University Distinction, KFUPM.
Dean’s List, CCSE, KFUPM.
Best project award, 3DoF Robot Arm, KFUPM.
2005 - 2006
Atos Origin ME Scholarship: covers living expenses.
Human-Computer Interaction, big-data interactive visualization, tangible interfaces, decision making, collaborative digital workspaces, visual analytics, data exploration.
Improving language and intercultural social skills, neuroscience, robotics.
Competitive Rowing, skydiving, horseback riding, fencing, drawing, traveling.
English, Arabic, German, Spanish.
Adobe Creative Suite, 3DsMax, Blender.
C++, Objective-C, Django, Python, Java, Assembly, PHP, C.
Object recognition, Image processing, Agent Based Modeling.