Hamman is currently a Ph.D. Candidate and Researcher in the Department of Computing Science at the University of Alberta under the supervision of Prof. Osmar R. Zaïane. His research focuses on estimation, evaluation and dissemination of trust and privacy in health social media by application of text processing, algorithmics, and machine learning techniques.

Recent Awards

Student Paper Award (Second Place), IMIA World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics, 2017

Best Paper Award (Co-Authored Paper), IEEE International Conference on Digital Economy, 2016

Contest Finalist, Healthcare Data Analytics Challenge, IEEE International Conference on Health Informatics, 2015


Hamman can be reached via e-mail hwsamuel@ualberta.ca