Publications


[1] Maha Salman, Samar Sabie, and Steve Easterbrook. 2021. What makes a home smart – technology, people or architects? In It’s not for you! It’s for the building . NRJA.

[2] Tapan Parikh and Samar Sabie. 2020. On destruction in design . In SIGCAS Comput. Soc. 49, 3 (December 2020), 14–15. DOI:https://dl.acm.org/doi/10.1145/3447913.3447921.

[3] Dina Sabie, Samar Sabie, and Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed. 2020. Memory through Design: Supporting Cultural Identity for Immigrants through a Paper-Based Home Drafting Tool. In Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 1–16. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3313831.3376636 . *Honorable MentionAward*

[4] Samar Sabie. 2020. Hijabies, Proxies, and Difference . In IslamicHCI: Designing with and within Muslim Populations. Extended Abstracts of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI EA ’20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 1–8.

[5] Samar Sabie and Tapan Parikh. 2019. Cultivating Care through Ambiguity: Lessons from a Service Learning Course. In 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Proceedings (CHI 2019), May 4–9, 2019, Glagsow, Scotland, UK. ACM, New York, NY, USA. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3290605.3300507.

[6] Dina Sabie, Samar Sabie, Cansu Ekmekcioglu Dedeoglu, Yasaman Rohanifar, Fatma Hashim, Steve Easterbrook, and Syed Ishtiaque Ahemd. 2019. Exile Within Borders: Understanding the Limits of the Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in Iraq. In Proceedings of LIMITS ’19, Lappeenranta, Finland, June 10-11, 2019.

[7] Samar Sabie, Jay Chen, Azza Abouzied, Fatma Hashim, Harleen Kahlon, and Steve Easterbrook. 2017. Shelter Dynamics in Refugee and IDP Camps: Customization, Permanency, and Opportunities. In Proceedings of LIMITS ’17, Santa Barbara, CA, USA, June 22-24, 2017.

[8] Samar Sabie, Steve Easterbrook, Cosmin Munteanu, Karan Singh, Olivier St-Cyr, and Fatma Hashim. 2017.  Participatory Shelter Design for Displaced Populace: Reflections from a User Study. HCIxB 2017: HCI Across Borders Symposium. CHI 2017.

[9] Maha Salman, Samar Sabie, Steve Easterbrook, and Josie Abate. 2016. Sustainable and Smart: Rethinking What a Smart Home Is. In Proceedings, Fourth International Conference on ICT for Sustainability (ICT4S 2016), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, August 29-September 1, 2016. *Best Paper Award*

[10] Samar Sabie, Maha Salman, and Steve Easterbrook. 2016. Situating Shelter Design and Provision in ICT Discourse for Scarce-Resource Contexts. In Proceedings of the Second ACM Workshop on Computing within Limits (LIMITS ’16), Irvine, CA, USA, June 9-10, 2016. ACM.

[11] Samar Sabie and Mahtab Sabet. 2016. Optimizing Energy Consumption in Communication Networks using Software Defined Networking. In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Environmental Design and Innovation at al Zaytoonah University (ZEC 2016), Amman, Jordan, May 16-18, 2016.

[12] Samar Sabie, Dina Sabie, and Mai Al-Judy. Pervasive Rehab: The Rehab Facility as an Enabler for Healing. The ACM-W Canadian Celebration of Women in Computing Conference (CAN-CWiC), Ottawa, Canada, January 22-23, 2016.

[13] Maha Salman and Samar Sabie. 2008. Urban Sprawl and Planning Challenges for Mega Cities in Canada. In Proceedings of the 10th Sharjah Urban Planning Symposium, November 23, 2008, Sharjah, UAE.