Zahra Ashktorab

Zahra Ashktorab

Zahra Ashktorab

PhD Student

Hometown

Bethesda, MD

Office

Hornbake Building, South Wing

Entered program in

2013

Education

B.S in Computer Science, 2011
B.A in Middle East Studies, 2011
M.S in Human Computer Interaction, UMD, 2013

Research Interests

Role of social media in civic engagement
Social network analysis
User experience evaluation
Sentiment analysis

Achievements

Zahra’s team won Future of Information Alliance-Deutsch seed grant with a project “Research Impact Quotient (Research IQ): Designing a Dashboard to Track How Grant Funding Translates into Knowledge”

http://www.fia.umd.edu/seedgrants/winners.shtml