Leila Rezai
EC4 Second Floor AIDL Space

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Leila's Design Profile

Research Interests: 

  • Human Factors
  • Persuasive Technology 
  • UX Design 
  • Usability Testing 


  • IBM Extreme Blue
  • Telus Health

Leila's Research:

  1. Burns, C.M., Sadat Rezai*, L., and St. Maurice, J. (accepted). Understanding the context for health behavior change with Cognitive Work Analysis and Persuasive Design.  Hawaii International Conference for Systems Sciences.
  2. Sadat Rezai, L., Chin, J., Bassett-Gunter, R., Burns, C.M. (2017). Investigating efficacy of regulatory fit theory in design of persuasive systems that promote physical activity.  In R. Orji, M. Reisinger, M. Busch, A. Dijkstra, M. Kaptein, E. Mattheiss (eds.): Proceedings of the Personalization in Persuasive Technology Workshop, Persuasive Technology 2017, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 3-6, 21-25.
  3. Sadat Rezai*, L., Chin*, J., R., Bassett-Gunter, R., and Burns, C.M. (2017). Developing persuasive health messages for a behaviour-change-support-system that promotes physical activity. HFES 2017 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics: Shaping the Future. New Orleans. March 6-8. 2017, 89-95.
  4. Sadat Rezai*, L., Torenvliet, G. and Burns, C.M. (2014). Increasing patient adherence to remote health monitoring systems. Proceedings of the International Symposium of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare 3(1), 8-14.
  5. Sadat Rezai*, L. and Burns, C.M. (2014). Using Cognitive Work Analysis and a Persuasive Design approach to create effective blood pressure management systems.  HFES 2014 International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care 3, 36-43.