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Florian Schaub

Florian Schaub

Assistant Professor of Information, School of Information and Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, College of Engineering Email: fschaub@umich.edu Phone: 734/764-5607
Office: School of Information/4344 North Quad Faculty Role: Faculty Potential PhD Faculty Advisor: Yes Google Scholar profile

Biography

Florian Schaub is an Assistant Professor in the School of Information. His research focuses on empowering users to effectively manage their privacy in complex socio-technological systems. His research interests span privacy, human-computer interaction, mobile and ubiquitous computing, and the Internet of Things. Before joining the University of Michigan, he was a postdoctoral fellow in the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. He received his doctoral degree and Diplom in Computer Science from the University of Ulm, Germany, and a Bachelor in Information Technology from Deakin University, Australia.

Areas of interest

Privacy, human-computer interaction, usable privacy & security, ubiquitous computing, Internet of Things

News

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UMSI researchers design privacy icon to be used by California law

California has proposed an official icon to include next to their new opt-out text -- a blue stylized toggle icon developed by researchers from UMSI and Carnegie Mellon University’s CyLab.

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UMSI research to be featured at fifth annual FTC PrivacyCon

Three studies conducted by researchers from the Security Privacy Interaction Lab (spilab) at UMSI will be presented at the Federal Trade Commission’s annual PrivacyCon.

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