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
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
Thanks to all of the STIR Lab students who came together for a summer potluck!
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
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
Congratulations to STIR Lab Ph.D. student Afsaneh Razi on successfully passing her candidacy and being admitted into full doctoral status!
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
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
Congratulations to STIR Lab PhD student Karla Badillo-Urquiola and her advisor Dr. Pamela Wisniewski on being featured in UCF Today for their research that examined the unique challenges of foster parents when it comes to mediating the technology use of
Dr. Wisniewski participated in a Mixed Methods Workshop hosted at the University of Michigan and sponsored by the William T. Grant Foundation. The workshop provided practical and robust methodologies for integrating quantitative and qualitative research.
Dr. Wisniewski gave two invited research talks at the University of Michigan. First, she engaged with researchers from the Michigan Interactive and Social Computing (MISC) Group. Then, she presented her research to the Center for Human Growth and Development. Both
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 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
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 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, 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
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 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