1998 PhD Yale University Computer Science
1991 AB (magna cum laude) Harvard University Physics
He conducts interdisciplinary research to understand how the world's poorest communities interact with electronic technology and to invent new ways for technology to support these communities.
Medhi, I., M. Lakshmanan, K. Toyama, and E. Cutrell. (2013). Some evidence for the impact of limited education on hierarchical user interface navigation. In Proceedings of the SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '13). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 2813-2822. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2470654.2481390
Medhi, I., W. Thies, K. Toyama, and E. Brunskill. Designing Mobile Interfaces for Novice and Low-Literacy Users. (2011) Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction.
Toyama, K. (2010) "Human-Computer Interaction and Global Development", Foundations and Trends in Human-Computer Interaction: Vol. 4: No 1, pp 1-79.