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
Congratulations to Muhammad Safi, Dr. Wisniewski’s student who successfully defended his masters thesis entitled, “Examining Users’ Application Permissions on Android Mobile Devices.”
The STIR Lab celebrated Dr. W’s birthday today by surprising her with some cupcakes and cake! Happy Birthday Dr. W!
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,”
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
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
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
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.