Dr. Pamela Wisniewski, Director of the STIR Lab and iUX Academy

Recent News

New ACM IMWUT Article

New ACM IMWUT Article

Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski, her student Muhammad Safi, and their collaborators Dr. Xinru Page, Paritosh Bahirat, and Dr. Bart P. Knijnenburg for their new journal article titled, "The Internet of What?: Understanding Differences in Perceptions and Adoption for the Internet of Things," which was published in the proceedings of the...
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ACM Ubiquity Interview

ACM Ubiquity Interview

Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski for her recent interview featured in ACM's Ubiquity magazine on Innovation Leaders. Read more here: An Interview with Pamela Wisniewski Making The Online World Safer For Our Youth    
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CHI 2019 Paper

CHI 2019 Paper

Congratulations to STIR Lab Ph.D. student Karla Badillo-Urquiola, her advisor Dr. Pamela Wisniewski, and their collaborator Dr. Xinru Page for their CHI 2019 paper, "Risk vs. Restriction: The Tension between Providing a Sense of Normalcy and Keeping Foster Teens Safe Online"
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HFAP 2019 Poster

HFAP 2019 Poster

Congratulations to Zaina Aljallad, Christy LaPerriere, and Chhaya Chouhan for their poster acceptance in the 2019 Human Factors and Applied Psychology (HFAP) Conference. Poster title: "Community Oversight: A Social Process on Privacy Settings"   Zaina (left) and Christy (right) presenting at HFAP
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CRA-W 2019

CRA-W 2019

Congratulations to Karla Badillo-Urquiola, Chhaya Chouhan, and Afsaneh Razi for being selected to attend the CRA-W Grad Cohort for Women 2019 !
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Tech Fee Award

Tech Fee Award

Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski and her students! Their technology fee proposal, titled HCI_UX Student Instruction, was selected by the Technology Fee Committee for funding in the amount of$152,470.39. A special thanks to Andrew Talone for leading the proposal writing.
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UCF’s Top 10 Research

UCF’s Top 10 Research

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Arup K. Ghosh's dissertation research advised by Dr. Pamela Wisniewski on adolescent online safety and mobile parental control apps was ranked among UCF’s Top 10 Research Findings of 2018. We would also like to thank co-author Karla Badillo-Urquiola (STIR Lab Ph.D. student) and our...
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Knights of Distinction

Knights of Distinction

Congratulations to Christy Laperriere for being selected as a member of the Knights of Distinction program!
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New HCII 2019 Publications

New HCII 2019 Publications

Congratulations to Dr. Wisniewski, her students (Karla Badillo-Urquiola, Arup K. Ghosh, Larry Morales, Afsaneh Razi, Uzair Tariq), and their collaborators on their recently published conference full-papers at HCII 2019!   Tariq, M.U., Razi, A., Badillo-Urquiola, K., and Wisniewski, P. (2018). "A Review of the Gaps and Opportunities of Nudity and...
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Best Paper Award

Best Paper Award

Congratulations to Myungho Lee, Nahal Norouzi, Dr.Gerd Bruder, Dr. Pamela Wisniewski, and Dr. Gregory Welch on winning a best paper award at the ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology 2018! Paper Title: "The Physical-Virtual Table: Exploring the Effects of a Virtual Human's Physical Influence on Social Interaction."  ...
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Grad Day @STIR Lab

Grad Day @STIR Lab

Congratulations to Chhaya Chouhan, a first-year Ph.D. student in the STIR Lab, who was invited to serve on the grad panel for CECS's Grad Open House Day! With the help of her lab mates (Kevin, Zach, and Zaina), Chhaya showcased our current research projects and encouraged the prospective graduate students to...
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Muhammad Safi MS Defense

Muhammad Safi MS Defense

Congratulations to Muhammad Safi, Dr. Wisniewski's student who successfully defended his masters thesis entitled, "Examining Users' Application Permissions on Android Mobile Devices."
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Happy Bday Dr. W!

Happy Bday Dr. W!

The STIR Lab celebrated Dr. W's birthday today by surprising her with some cupcakes and cake! Happy Birthday Dr. W!
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New Journal Publications

New Journal Publications

Congratulations to Dr. Wisniewski and her collaborators on their recently published journal articles!   McHugh, B.C., Wisniewski, P. , Rosson, M.B., and Carroll, J.M. (2018) “When Social Media Traumatizes Teens: The Roles of Online Risk Exposure, Coping, and Post-Traumatic Stress,” Internet Research, 28(5), pp. 1169–88. doi: 10.1108/IntR-02-2017-0077   Page. X.,...
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Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees

Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski who was invited to the UCF Board of Trustees Meeting to present on her accomplishments in the fields of Human-Computer Interaction and User Experience. She gave a presentation on some of the great things students in the STIR Lab and iUX Academy have done in...
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New NSF-Funded Project

New NSF-Funded Project

Congratulations to Drs. Pamela Wisniewski (Principal Investigator), Sriram Chellappan (Co-Principal Investigator), Munmun De Choudhury (Co-Principal Investigator), and Karl MacMillan (Co-Principal Investigator) on their newly awarded, National Science Foundation funded (#1827700), research project entitled, “PFI-RP: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Detecting Adolescent Online Risks” The research team will receive $750,000 over the...
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CSCW18 Workshop CFP

CSCW18 Workshop CFP

Privacy researchers, come join us at CSCW! CFP for networked privacy workshop in Jersey City, Nov 3: “Privacy in Context: Critically Engaging with Theory to Guide Privacy Research and Design.” This one-day workshop will facilitate discourse around key privacy theories and frameworks that can inform privacy research with the goal...
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New NSF-funded Project

New NSF-funded Project

Congratulations to Drs. Pamela Wisniewski, Heather Lipford, and Jessica Kropczynski on their newly awarded, National Science Foundation funded (#1814439), research project entitled, "SaTC: CORE: Small: Collaborative: Leveraging community oversight to enhance collective efficacy for privacy and security." The research team will receive $547,955 over the course of three years to...
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