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Moumita Tabassum

About Me

I am a Graduate (Ph.D.) student in the dept. of Computer Science at the University of Alabama. My research interest lies in the area of Computer Science Education. I'm working for the VIBE project. My Thesis supervisor is Dr. Jeff Gray. My Thesis committee members are Dr. Susan Vrbsky, Dr. Chris Crawford, Dr. Randy Smith, Dr. Derrick Smith from UAH. Click here for my resume.


3447 SEC (Science and Engineering Complex), University of Alabama, Box 870290, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0290 Tuscaloosa



Phone: 205-348-2847

Fax: 205-348-0219


I'm pursuing Ph.D. in Computer Science (CS) Education at The University of Alabama (UA) under the supervision of Dr. Jeff Gray. I completed my M.S in CS from UA in 2019 and B.S in CS Engineering from Rajshahi University of Engineering & Technology, Bangladesh in 2014. My School and College was Viqarunnisa Noon School & College in Bangladesh. I passed the (Secondary School Certificate) SSC exam in 2007 & (Higher Secondary School Certificate) HSC exam in 2009. I also went to Oxford Int. School & Darland Int. School in Bangladesh as a part of my elementary education.


I'm working as a Teaching Assistant since August 2017 in the Dept. of Computer Science (CS) at The University of Alabama (UA). I also have 2 years of work experience as a Teaching Faculty (Lecturer) in the Dept. of CS at the Daffodil International University and the Varendra University of Bangladesh.

Outreach Events

  • ACM SIGCSE 2021 conference,
    March 13- 20, Virtual Event
  • ACM Mid-Southeast 2020 conference,
    November 13- `4, Virtual Event
  • Alabama Robotics Competition,
    April, 2019, The University of Alabama, USA
  • Alabama Summer Computer Camps,
    June, 2018, The University of Alabama, USA
  • NCWIT Aspirations in Computing,
    April 7, 2018, The University of Alabama, USA
  • Alabama Robotics Competition,
    April 7, 2018, The University of Alabama, USA
  • 2018 Alabama Computer Science Education Summit,
    March 14, Montegomery,Alabama, USA
  • ACM SIGCSE 2018 conference,
    February 21- 24, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  • BLUE WATERS Sustained Petascale Computing
    June 26 - 30, 2017, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA


  • Designing Accessibility into Blocks Languages

    (Poster) Moumita Tabassum, Jeff Gray, and Derrick Smith, ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE), virtual - Toronto, Canada, March 2021.

  • Designing Accessible Block Languages to Support the Inclusion of Student with and without Visual Impairments

    (Abstract Paper) Moumita Tabassum, ACM Mid-Southeast Chapter Conference, virtual- Gatlinburg, Tennessee, November 13-14, 2020