Congratulations to Chhaya Chouhan, a first-year Ph.D. student in the STIR Lab. She won the People’s Choice Poster Presentation Award at UCF’s Graduate Research Forum. Her poster was on, “Community Oversight as a Mechanism for Helping People Make Privacy and
Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski who was interviewed and quoted in an article published by the Washington Post. Dr. Wisniewski explained, “In some ways we’re treating teens more like children, just because we have technology that allows us to. Just
Congratulations to Christy LaPerriere, Zaina Aljallad, Jaclyn Abraham, Tim Dinh, Thomas Lukas, Amy Godfrey, Hannah Main, Elizabeth Maspoch, and Zach Shea for presenting their posters at the 2019 UCF Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence
The STIR Lab PhD students showcased our current research projects and encouraged undergraduate EXCEL students to get involved in research. Great job Karla Badillo-Urquiola, Afsaneh Razi, Abhiditya Jha, Kevin Pfeil, and Sheikh Nabil Mohammad for running the tours. Afsaneh, Karla,
Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski for being a Reach for the Stars recipient at UCF’s Founder’s Day Convocation. The UCF Reach for the Stars Award honors and rewards highly successful research and creative activity accomplished by early-career university professionals. These
Go team! As part of the UCF Outdoor Adventures program,the STIR Lab completed team building activities and a rigorous high ropes course. Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski and the STIR Lab students Afsaneh Razi, Denielle Abaquita, Zach Shea, Irina Lediaeva,
Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski on receiving her National Science Foundation CAREER Award (#1844881) for her work entitled, “Safety by Design; Protecting Adolescents from Online Risks. She will receive $550,000 over the span of five years to complete this important
The Socio-Technical Interaction Research (STIR) Lab and the Participatory Research and Design Network (PRDN) invite you to a special talk on Participatory Design Methods for Children given by Dr. Elizabeth Bonsignore from the University of Maryland. There will be FREE
Congratulations to Karla Badillo-Urquiola, Xinru Page, and Pamela Wisniewski for receiving a Best Paper Award for their paper entitled, “Risk vs. Restriction: The Tension between Providing a Sense of Normalcy and Keeping Foster Teens Safe Online.” The paper will be
Congratulations to STIR Lab students Christy LaPerriere, Zaina Aljallad, Chhaya Chouhan, and their advisor Dr. Pamela Wisniewski for the poster presentation entitled, “Community Oversight for Privacy and Security” at the 2019 Information Architecture Conference in Orlando, FL. Christy and Zaina
Congratulations to Drs. Pamela Wisniewski and Xinru Page on their co-presentation at the Information Architecture Conference 2019 in Orlando, FL. They presented on “Creating a Gateway for Purposeful Privacy Design” with the intent of building bridges between academia and industry
Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski for being selected as a Research Fellow by the iSchool at University of Illinios at Champaign-Urbana. She will deliver the 2019 Gryphon Lecture on Friday, March 8, at the iSchool. Sponsored annually by The Center
Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski who was invited to speak on a panel about “Security, Privacy and Human Behavior” at the RSA Conference 2019 by Dr. Lorrie Cranor. Dr. Wisniewski’s presentation was entitled, “Making Privacy Personal: Profiling Users’ Privacy Management
Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski and her Ph.D. students Karla Badillo-Urquiola and Afsaneh Razi on being invited to participant in the William T. Grant Foundation mentoring workshop for Scholars of Color held in Santa Monica, CA. We learned valuable ways
Congratulations to STIR Lab students Muhammad Safi, Zaina Aljallad, Abhiditya Jha, Chhaya Chouhan, Christy LaPerriere, and their advisor Dr. Pamela Wisniewski, as well as their collaborators on their full papers that were accepted to the the 2019 NDSS Workshop on
Congratulations to STIR Lab Ph.D. student Abhiditya Jha, his advisor Dr. Pamela Wisniewski, and their collaborators Drs. Jessica Kropczynski and Heather Lipford on their workshop position paper entitled, “An Exploration on Sharing Smart Home Devices Beyond the Home,” which will
Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski who was invited to Penn State’s College of Information Sciences and Technology to present on her research related to adolescents and online safety.
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
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
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
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
Congratulations to Karla Badillo-Urquiola, Chhaya Chouhan, and Afsaneh Razi for being selected to attend the CRA-W Grad Cohort for Women 2019 !
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.
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
Congratulations to Christy Laperriere for being selected as a member of the Knights of Distinction program!
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).
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
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