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Dr Ahmed Al-Sa’di

Tutor - Information Systems

Dr Ahmed Al-Sa’di is a lecturer at the NorthTec International Auckland Campus teaching software and web development.

Research Interests

  • Human-computer interaction

  • Usability

  • User interface design

  • E-health

  • E-services.

Current Research

  • UI accessibility guidelines for BCI: developing framework or a set of requirements that any UI that using BCI should meet to cater to the needs of various forms of disability. An in-depth guide to UX and design approaches that benefit people with visual impairment - whether for medical reasons, neuro-disability or the natural ageing process. Disabled people can easily be neglected when it comes to online user experience (UX) or mobile app interface design. 

  • Awhina: Crisis management system: This project will address how to use ICT (mobile and tablet PC) to increase the collaboration and sharing of resources among citizens during the crisis. The aim is to develop requirements for an application that would allow localised communities to be developed post-disaster that could support resource sharing and support. 


  • Al-Sa’di, A., Parry, D. and Carter, P.D. (2018) ‘User interface preferences of young Jordanians using tablet devices’, Int. J. Technology Enhanced Learning, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp.202–217. 

  • Al-Sa'di, A., & Parry, D. (2017). Successful User-Centred Design for Tablet PC: A Conceptual Framework. Human IT: Journal for Information Technology Studies as a Human Science, 13(3), 89-114. 

  • Al-Sadi, A & Alkhaldi, A. N., (2017). “Gender Differences in User Satisfaction Of Mobile Touch Screen Interfaces: University Students' Service Sites”, International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, Accepted 

  • Ahmed Al-sa'di, Parry, D. (2016). User Interface Automatically Identify Preferences for Educational Tablet PC Applications. New Zealand Journal of Computer-Human Interaction, 1(1) 

  • Al-Sa'di, A., Parry, D., & Carter. (2016). Expanding Framework of the Four Principal Components of Arabic User Interface Tablet PCs." Human IT: Journal for Information Technology Studies as a Human Science. 

  • Alkhaldi, A. N., & Alsadi, A. (2016). The Impact of Demographic Factors on Arabic Users’ Adoption of M-Banking in Saudi Arabia: A Review. International Journal of Knowledge and Research in Management and E-Commerce, 5(4). 

  • Al-Sa’di, A., Carter, P., & Parry, D. (2014). Usability Considerations for Tablet educational applications using an Arabic Interface, The International Conference on Information and Communication Systems, ICICS2014, Jordan. 

  • Saadi A. Alobaidi, Ass. L. Hussein Salem Qasim, Ass. L. Ahmed Al-Sa'di, Directions for Development of Commercial Ad-Hoc Wireless Networks and Discretion for New Network Technology, ISSN 2222-6583, number: zero volume:1 ,2011 page 97 

  • Ahmed Al-sadi," Developing M-learning System Using ADDIE Model in the Engineering Department for ACM", mLife 2010 conference, London Aug 2010.