Designer and Technology Researcher

Awais is a Designer and Technology Researcher. He is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society (ADM+S) in the School of Social Science, and an Affiliate Research Fellow at the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering at The University of Queensland.

He has over a decade of experience working in design, management, and research, across telecommunications, consumer goods, and technology consulting sectors. His work focuses on collaborative design of technology with non-designers, participatory design methods, speculative approaches and emerging technologies. Awais's is currently working on building transparent and explainable ADM systems for social services.

Prior to his role at the ADM+S, Awais completed his PhD in Human-Centred Computing and Design and Master of Interaction Design at The University of Queensland.