Mustafa Naseem
MS, TMS—Information and Communication Technology for Development '13
ATLAS Institute

Mustafa Naseem is a Pakistani educator, researcher and social entrepreneur whose interests lie at the intersection of technology, policy and entrepreneurship geared towards solving global development challenges. His recent work has focused on the use of Information Communications Technology (ICT) in global health and water and sanitation (WASH) sectors. Mustafa was an ICTD-in-residence at the ATLAS Institute from Fall 2016 until Spring 2018. Previously, he was the founding director of the Innovations for Poverty Alleviation Lab (IPAL) in Lahore, Pakistan. He received his master’s degree in Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICTD) from the ATLAS Institute on a Fulbright Scholarship, and his MS studies focused on ICTD policy. After graduation he served as director of the Innovations for Poverty Alleviation Lab (IPAL), a part of the Information Technology University (ITU) in Lahore, Pakistan. He interned at the FCC, Nokia Siemens Networks and the World Health Organization. He rejoined CU/ATLAS in September 2017 as ICTD Expert in Residence. He now serves as clinical assistant professor of information at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor.

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Jennifer LeeLexi SchwartzEmily Long, and Mustafa Naseem. 2018. Using Experiential-Learning and Iterative Design to Benefit Colorado's Refugees. In Proceedings of the 2018 ACM Conference Companion Publication on Designing Interactive Systems (DIS Companion, '18). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 259-263. DOI:  (June 9-13, 2018, Hong Kong).