Moinul Zaber (PhD) is currently a Senior Academic Fellow at the United Nations University (UNU-EGOV). He is also a data and computational social scientist. His research focus is technology and public policy. He uses machine learning, statistical inference, econometrics techno-ethnographic analysis and design thinking to harness data for policy insights and intervention design.
Dr. Zaber recieved is PhD in Engineering and Public Policy from the Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. He is currently on leave from his position as an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Previously he worked as a Research Fellow at Economics and Management Department of Chalmers University, Sweden and LIRNEasia, Sri Lanka. Dr. Zaber, has also served as a visiting Associate Professor at CSIS, Tokyo University, Tokyo. His recent research was on using Big Data to understand energy usage, use of GPS data traffic pattern recognition, network analysis for communication pattern recognition digital inclusion at educational hubs, use of Satellite data on land use land cover, Spectrum Management policy, voice over IP regulation, regulatory governance, usable privacy and usable security. He has published in various international peer reviewed journals, regularly gives invited talks at major conferences on telecommunications and Internet policy and regulation.