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

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ACM-W Committee

ACM-W Committee

Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski for being selected as the inaugural chair for ACM-W‘s Rising Star Award. She will be chairing a committee to select an early career woman researcher who has made fundamental contributions to Computer Science. The award

WTG Mentoring Award

WTG Mentoring Award

Congratulations to STIR Lab Ph.D. student Mrs. Karla Badillo-Urquiola and her advisor Dr. Pamela Wisniewski for being awarded the William T. Grant Mentoring Grant to support junior researchers of color. Mrs. Badillo-Urquiola is a third-year Ph.D. student in the UCF

CSST 2019

CSST 2019

Congratulations to STIR Lab Ph.D. student Karla Badillo-Urquiola on being accepted and attending the Consortium for the Science of Sociotechnical Systems (CSST 2019)! She was one of 50 early career scholars who was competitively selected to attend the CSST Summer

TIDRC Framework

TIDRC Framework

Dr. Wisniewski, in collaboration with Dr. Lisa Anthony from the University of Florida’s INIT Lab recently published their work, which characterized the nature of the gap between research and practice for touchscreen interface design for children. To explore the research-practice

NSF I-Corps Award

NSF I-Corps Award

Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski (PI, technical lead), Mr. Abhiditya Jha (Entrepreneurial Lead), and Ms. Robin Phelps (Industry Mentor) on being accepted to participate in the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) I-Corps Teams program. They will receive $50,000 to conduct customer

Privacy Symposium

Privacy Symposium

We are pleased to announce the Industry & Academia Privacy Symposium on Monday, June 10th at Bentley University (greater Boston area) that will feature presentations and panels by leading privacy scholars, as well as practitioner perspectives on key online privacy

Reach for the Stars

Reach for the Stars

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

Team Building

Team Building

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,

NSF CAREER Award

NSF CAREER Award

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

IAC Poster Presentation

IAC Poster Presentation

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

IA Conference 2019

IA Conference 2019

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

RSA Conference

RSA Conference

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

USEC 2019

USEC 2019

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

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