Maryam “Shabnam” FakhrHosseini
Research Scientist, MIT AgeLab
1 Amherst Street E40-275 Cambridge, MA 02142
Shabnam FakhrHosseini is a Research Scientist at the MIT AgeLab. She received her Ph.D. in Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors from Michigan Technological University. Shabnam has worked on a variety of topics around distracted driving and technology adoption. Before joining the MIT AgeLab, she was a User Researcher at Bose and led projects evaluating usability and user experience for new products. Currently, her research focuses on technology adoption models, social robots for aging in place, and uncovering unmet needs and identifying technological solutions in the area of the smart home.