Sabirat Rubya
Dr. Sabirat RubyaMarquette University

Cudahy Hall, 240G

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
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Northwestern Mutual Data Science Institute Assistant Professor

Department of Computer Science

Courses Taught

  • Operating Systems (Fall 2020)

Research Interests

  • Human-computer interaction
  • Social Computing
  • Health Informatics
  • Human-aided Machine Learning


  • Rubya, Sabirat, Joseph Numainville, and Svetlana Yarosh. "Comparing Generic and Community-Situated Crowdsourcing for Data Validation in the Context of Recovery from Substance Use Disorders." Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. 2021.
  • Levonian, Zachary, Drew Richard Erikson, Wenqi Luo, Saumik Narayanan, Sabirat Rubya, Prateek Vachher, Loren Terveen, and Svetlana Yarosh. "Bridging qualitative and quantitative methods for user modeling: Tracing cancer patient behavior in an online health community." In Proceedings of the International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media, vol. 14, pp. 405-416. 2020.
  • Rubya, Sabirat, Xizi Wang, and Svetlana Yarosh. "HAIR: Towards developing a global self-updating peer support group meeting list using human-aided information retrieval." In Proceedings of the 2019 Conference on Human Information Interaction and Retrieval, pp. 83-92. 2019.
  • Rubya, Sabirat, and Svetlana Yarosh. "Video-mediated peer support in an online community for recovery from substance use disorders." Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing. 2017.

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