Dr. Fatemah Husain

Fatemah Husain is the founder of the Information Science Lab (ISL) and the principal investigator of research conducted in lab. She is an assistant professor at the Information Science department at Kuwait University. Her research focuses on applications and technological solutions to foster social justice. In particular, Fatemah develops multiple systems to detect offensive language and hate speech from social media content. Her research also involves assistive technologies for children with learning disabilities and investigating the effect of social media on user’s healthcare.


  • Ph.D., Information Technology with concentration in Information Systems, George Mason University, USA
  • M.S., Computer Science, University of Minnesota, USA
  • M.S., Information Technology, Kuwait University, Kuwait
  • B.A., Management Information Systems, Kuwait University, Kuwait

Contact Info

Information Science Department
College of Life Sciences
Sabah AlSalem University City (Alshadadiya)
Kuwait University
P.O. Box 5969
Safat 13060
Office No.: 3-C-1008

+965 24633262