My name is Yousef Alfaifi. I am a Ph.D. student in the Computer Sciences department at the University of Liverpool . I received a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the University of King Abdul Aziz (Saudi Arabia) and a master's degree in Information Technology, concentrating in Software Engineering from the University of Canberra (Australia).
I am working in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Persuasive Technology (PT) theory to create a motivational web app to overcome barriers to regular physical activity and motivate people with diabetes to perform physical activity. My primary supervisor is Dr Floriana Grasso and my secondary supervisor is Dr Valentina Tamma.