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Alumni Highlight: Md Momen Bhuiyan

February 5, 2024

Md Momen Bhuiyan
Md Momen Bhuiyan

Md Momen Bhuiyan is an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department at the University of Minnesota Duluth. He graduated from Virginia Tech with a PhD in Computer Science and was advised by Sang Won Lee and Tanushree Mitra (former VT CS/CHCI faculty). Kurt Luther and Mike Horning were also on his committee. 

While at VT, Bhuiyan received the Paul E. Torgersen Graduate Student Research Excellence Award (2023), an annual event highlighting top research by graduating Masters and PhD students. He holds a Bachelor’s in Computer Science and Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET).

At the University of Minnesota Duluth, Bhuiyan directs the Computation for Social Good (Comp4SoG) Lab, where he explores technology for online information spaces. He designs socio-technical systems to combat human and algorithm-generated problematic information. His research interests encompass social computing, developing design interventions to combat problematic information, enhancing recommender systems, and examining the impact of problematic information on underprivileged communities.