Dr Javad Pool

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology


Javad Pool is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at The University of Queensland. He completed his PhD in Business Information Systems at UQ Business School in 2022, with a focus on data privacy and the effective use of information systems, specifically in the digital health context. By employing a combination of qualitative and quantitative research methodologies, Javad has conducted studies in a wide range of organizational and technological contexts, including healthcare, artificial intelligence, digital health, and social media. His work includes the development of inductive and theory-driven models, contributing to the existing body of knowledge on the effective use of information systems and health informatics research. Passionate about collaboration, Javad seeks to engage with diverse stakeholders, encompassing multidisciplinary researchers, industry professionals, and government partners, to advance research on information resilience and data protection practices. His research endeavors to better understand and address socio-technical challenges within information systems use, including data governance, privacy risks, cybersecurity, data breaches, data protection, misinformation, and responsible use of data.

Research Interests

  • Cybersecurity and information resilience
    Understand and analyze socio-technical complexities in information resilience, with a particular focus on cybersecurity management, data governance, responsible use of data, and data protection.
  • Trust and data privacy
    Examine the challenges and practices in establishing trustworthy AI and data partnerships, maintaining stakeholder trust in data, and addressing privacy concerns.
  • Acceptance and effective use of digital health systems
    Uncover strategies and organizational practices to foster acceptance and improve the effective use of information systems within the digital health domain, specifically in relation to emerging technologies, Healthcare Artificial Intelligence (AI), Mobile Health (mHealth), Telehealth, and Electronic Health Records (EHR).
  • Responsible AI
    Investigate sociotechnical structural assurance and organizational practices to facilitate responsible AI deployment and use. Focus on robust data protection, ethical value creation, human-centered design, and meaningful outcomes for all stakeholders.
  • The use of data analytics in healthcare
    Analyze social data and media discourses to understand changes in the healthcare landscape, identify emerging challenges, and provide insights for healthcare service providers to navigate these challenges effectively.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland


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