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Mexhid Ferati

Faculty : Contemporary Sciences and Technologies
Position : Assistant Professor
Engagement type : Full time
Personal data
E-mail : m.ferati@seeu.edu.mk
Address : SEEU Campus - Tetovo, 305.08
Telephone : +389 44 356 187

Education

  • 2007 - 2012: PhD in Informatics
    Faculty: School of Informatics
    Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
    Specialty: Human-Computer Interaction
    Thesis: "Design Foundations for Content-Rich Acoustic Interfaces: Investigating Audemes as Referential Non-Speech Audio Cues"

  • 2005 - 2007: MSc in Computer Sciences
    Faculty: Computer and Information Science
    Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN, USA

  • 2002 - 2005: BSc in Computer Sciences
    Faculty: Contemporary Sciences and Technologies
    South East European University, Tetovo, Macedonia

Publications

  • Mexhid Ferati. Investigating Bookmarking Habits of Blind Users. In Proceedings of the 6th ACM Balkan Conference in Informatics (BCI’13), pp. 137-140. ACM, Thessaloniki, Greece, 9 / 2013. ISBN 978-1-4503-1851-8. (Download)

  • Ferati, M., Pfaff, M., Mannheimer, S., and Bolchini, D.,. Audemes at Work: Investigating Features of Nonspeech Sounds to Maximize Content Recognition. In International Journal of Human-Computer Studies (IJHCS), 70 (12), 2012, pp. 936–966. Elsevier, 12 / 2012. ISBN 1071-5819. (Download)

  • Rohani, R., Ferati, M., Yang, T., Bolchini, D.. Back Navigation Shortcuts for Screen Reader Users. In Proceedings of the 14th international ACM SIGACCESS conference on Computers and accessibility (ASSETS '12), pp. 1-8. ACM, Boulder, Colorado, USA, 10 / 2012. ISBN 978-1-4503-1321-6. (Download)

  • Yang, T., Ferati, M., Liu, Y., Ghahari, R., and Bolchini, D. Aural Browsing On-The-Go: Listening-based Back Navigation in Large Web Architectures. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, CHI'12, pp. 277-286. ACM, Austin, TX, 5 / 2012. ISBN 978-1-4503-1015-4. (Download)

  • Ferati, M., Mannheimer, S., Bolchini, D.. Usability Evaluation of Acoustic Interfaces for the Blind. In Proceedings of the 29th ACM international conference on Design of communication (SIGDOC'12), pp. 9-16 . ACM, Pisa, Italy, 10 / 2011. ISBN 978-1-4503-0936-3. (Download)

  • Edwards, R.L., Stewart, J.K., Ferati, M.. Assessing the Effectiveness of Distributed Pair Programming for an Online Informatics Curriculum. In ACM Inroads, Volume 1 Issue 1,, pp. 48-54. ACM, New York, NY, USA , 3 / 2010. (Download)

  • Ferati, M., Mannheimer, S., Bolchini, D.. Acoustic Interaction Design through "Audemes": Experiences with the Blind. In Proceedings of the 27th ACM international conference on Design of communication (SIGDOC'09), pp. 23-28 . ACM, Bloomington, IN, USA, 10 / 2009. ISBN 978-1-60558-559-8. (Download)

  • Ferati, M., Bolchini, D., Mannheimer, S.. Towards a Modeling Language for Designing Auditory Interfaces. In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Part III: Applications and Services (UAHCI'09), pp. 502 - 511. Springer-Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg, San Diego, CA, USA, 7 / 2009. ISBN 978-3-642-02712-3. (Download)

  • Mannheimer, S., Ferati, M., Bolchini, D., Palakal, M.. Educational Sound Symbols for the Visually Impaired. In Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction. Addressing Diversity. Part I: Held as Part of HCI International 2009, pp. 106 - 115 . Springer-Verlag Berlin, San Diego, CA, USA, 7 / 2009. ISBN 978-3-642-02706-2 . (Download)

  • Mannheimer S., Ferati M., Huckleberry D., and Palakal M.,. Using Audemes as a Learning Medium for the Visually Impaired. In Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Health Informatics (HEALTHINF'09), pp. 175-180. INSTICC, Porto, Portugal, 1 / 2009. ISBN 978-989-8111-63-0. (Download)

Work Experience

  • 2013 - Present : Assistant Professor
    South East European Universtiy, Tetovo & Skopje, Macedonia
    Type of business or sector: Education and Research

  • 2012 - 2013: Assistant
    South East European University, Tetovo, Macedonia
    Type of business or sector: Education and Research

  • 2007 - 2012: Research Assistant
    Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Type of business or sector: Education and Research

  • 2004 - 2005: Hardware & Software Technician
    a3m Computers, Kumanovo, Macedonia
    Type of business or sector: IT

  • 1999 - 2002: Interpreter
    TRW - United States Military, Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo
    Type of business or sector: Peacekeeping Mission

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