This past weekend, PhD Candidate Karla Badillo-Urquiola and Dr. Pamela Wisniewski, alongside their collaborators, held a workshop addressing Justice-Centered Design Engagements with Children and Teens. Congratulations on a successful and thought provoking workshop! Shout-out to STIR Lab members Afsaneh Razi, Neeraj
Congratulations to STIR Lab PhD candidates Karla Badillo-Urquiola and Afsaneh Razi, undergraduate student Denielle Abaquita, Dr. Pamela Wisniewski, and their collaborators for having their research presented at the GROUP 2020 conference in Sanibel Island, Florida. Karla Badillo-Urquiola and Afsaneh Razi
Privacy researchers, come join us at CSCW! CFP for networked privacy workshop in Austin, Texas Nov 9: “Ubiquitous Privacy: Research and Design for Mobile and IoT Platforms.” This one-day workshop aims to explore ubiquitous privacy research and design in the
The STIR lab was invited to participate in UCF iSTEM’s Camp Connect III summer event. Ph.D. student Karla Badillo-Urquiola led the week-long day camp, introducing the three high school students to the field of Human-Computer Interaction within Computer Science. STIR Lab
Congratulations to STIR Lab undergraduate students 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. Maspoch, E.*, Badillo-Urquiola,
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,
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 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
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 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 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
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!
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