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
Congratulations to Karla Badillo-Urquiola and her team (Diva Smriti, Brenna McNally, Evan Golub, Elizabeth Bonsignore, and Pamela Wisniewski) on winning the best poster award at the Fourteenth Symposium On Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2018)! Poster Title: “Co-Designing with Children
Dr. Pamela Wisniewski was interviewed by WFTV Channel 9, an ABC affiliate, on important research that she is conducting with her students Karla Badillo-Urquiola, Arup Kumar Ghosh, and Abhiditya Jha on Foster Youth, Sex Trafficking, and Mobile Online Safety. Watch
Congratulations to Zaina Aljallad and Wentao Guo for winning first place at the poster competition for the REU at UNC Charlotte. Zaina is an undergraduate Computer Science student and a member of the STIR Lab.
Congratulations to Zach Shea for receiving the 2018 Integrative Learning Scholarship recognition! Zach is a member of the STIR Lab and the iUX Academy and was nominated for this award by Dr. Wisniewski. Great job, Zach for a job well-done!
Congratulations to Kaley Brindisi, Rangita Rajakumar, Zach Shea, and Karla Badillo-Urquiola on their hard work this summer on the Carebit project! Kaley at the Summer 2018 REU on IoT Poster Presentation Dr. Wisniewski, Kaley, Zach, and Karla
Congratulations to Dr. Arup Kumar Ghosh who successfully defended his dissertation entitled, “A Value-Sensitive Design Approach to Adolescent Mobile Online Safety.” Arup is on the job market for academic jobs starting Fall 2018. Visit his website at: http://arupkumarghosh.com/ to find
We are please to announce that Dr. Pamela Wisniewski’s proposal on “A Community-based Approach to Co-Managing Privacy and Security for Mozilla’s Web of Things” was selected for funding. She will be conducting this research with her Co-PI Dr. Jessica
Recruiting Informal Family Caregivers and Their Loved Ones We are conducting a study to gain a better understanding about tele-monitoring between two family members (a caregiver and caregivee). For at least 48 hours, the caregivee (individual receiving care) will wear
Congratulations to Abhiditya Jha a for receiving UCF’s ORC Doctoral Fellowship, a $25,000 stipend with 3 years of graduate assistantship support.
Congratulations to Karla Badillo-Urquiola, Diva Smriti, Brenna McNally, Elizabeth Bonsignore, Evan Golub, and Pamela Wisniewski for their poster “Co-Designing with Children to Address “Stranger Danger” on Musical.ly” that was accepted to the Fourteenth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2018)
Congratulations to Drs. Pamela Wisniewski, Kapil Madathil, Heidi Zinzow, and Laura Whitlock on being awarded funding from the National Science Foundation’s Division of Information and Intelligent Systems on their proposed work on, “Examining Self-Harm and Suicide Contagion Risks of Viral
Congratulations to Dr. Wisniewski on the Palm Beach Posts news media coverage on “How sex predators, traffickers are adapting to ever-volving tech to lure victims.” This interview was directly related to the recent CHI papers and Dr. Wisniewski’s grant-funded research
Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski, who was selected as one of six William T. Grant Early Career Scholars for her proposal on, “Reducing Digital Inequality by Empowering At-Risk Youth to be Resilient against Online Sexual Predation Risks.” She will receive
Congratulations to Drs. Pamela Wisniewski, Meghan Gabriel, Raj Gurupur and their students Celia Linton, Aditi Chokshi, and Brielle Perlingieri for their paper entitled, “We Have Built It, But They Have Not Come: Examining the Adoption and Use of Assistive Technologies
Congratulations to the members of the STIR Lab for a successful Spring 2018 semester! To celebrate all of our successes, we threw a multi-cultural potluck at Dr. Wisniewski’s house.
Congratulations to Drs. Pamela Wisniewski, Neha Kumar, Christine Bassem, Sarah Clinch, Susan M. Dray, Geraldine Fitzpatrick, Cliff Lampe, Michael Muller, and Anicia Peters, who co-organized a successful “un-panel” at CHI 2018 on “Intersectionality as a Lens to Promote Equity and Inclusivity within
Congratulations to Drs. Pamela Wisniewski, Soussan Djamasbi, Dennis Galletta, Fiona Nah, Xinru Page, and Lionel Robert on the successful CHI 2018 workshop on “Bridging a Bridge: Bringing Two HCI Communities Together.” They brought researchers from the ACM SIGCHI amd AIS
Congratulations to Arup Ghosh, Karla Badillo-Urquiola, Dr. Shion Guha, Dr. Joe LaViola, Dr. Heng Xu, Dr. Mary Beth Rosson, Sr. Jack Carroll, and Dr. Pamela Wisniewski on their two accepted CHI 2018 papers that were presented in Montreal, Canada in
Congratulations to Zaina Aljallad, Jaclyn Abraham, and Tim Dinh for presenting their posters at the 2018 UCF Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence Zaina Aljallad Jaclyn Abraham and Tim Dinh
Congratulations to Karla Badillo-Urquiola and Arup Kumar Gosh for presenting at the 2018 UCF Graduate Research Forum
Congratulations to Arup Ghosh for receiving the 2018 University Award for Excellence by a Graduate Teaching Assistant.
Congratulations to Dr. Wisniewski and her students Karla Badillo-Urquiola and Arup Ghosh on being selected as recipients of the Learning Institute for Elders (LIFE) Gerontology Research Award for their work entitled, “Carebit: A Privacy-Preserving ‘Step’ toward Remote Informal Caregiving.” They
Congratulations for Arup Kumar Ghosh for successfully defending his dissertation proposal on, “A Value Sensitive Design Approach to Adolescent Mobile Online Safety.”
Congratulations to Karla Badillo-Urquiola for her acceptance into the 2018 CRA Grad Cohort Workshop for Underrepresented Minorities + Persons with Disabilities (URMD)
Congratulations to Karla Badillo-Urquiola for receiving the NCS Vince and Beth Amico Scholarship Award
Congratulations to Karla Badillo-Urquiola for her acceptance to attend the 2017 Grace Hopper Celebration as a GHC Scholar
Congratulations to Karla Badillo-Urquiola for receiving the SIGCHI Student Travel Grant for CHI 2018