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Florian Schaub

Florian Schaub

Associate Professor of Information, School of Information and Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, College of Engineering Email: [email protected] Phone: 734/764-5607
Office: School of Information/4344 North Quad Faculty Role: Faculty Potential PhD Faculty Advisor: Yes Google Scholar profile News About Florian Schaub


Florian Schaub is an associate professor of Information and of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan. His interdisciplinary research combines privacy, human-computer interaction, emerging technologies, and public policy. He studies people's privacy decision making and behavior, investigates technology-related privacy implications, and develops human-centric privacy solutions that help people better manage their privacy in technology contexts.

Dr. Schaub holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Ulm, and was a postdoctoral fellow in Carnegie Mellon University's School of Computer Science. His research has been honored with the 2019 Caspar Bowden Award for Outstanding Research in Privacy Enhancing Technologies, and with best paper awards at the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing (CHI), the USENIX Security Symposium, and the Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS). Dr. Schaub is a DARPA Young Faculty Award recipient. His research has directly impacted industry practice and public policy, including the rulemaking process for the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Dr. Schaub and his work are frequently featured in national and international news media.



Areas of interest

Privacy, human-computer interaction, human factors in privacy & security

News about Florian Schaub

Quoted by NBC News. Associate professor Florian Schaub. Schaub: Google’s antitrust trial will likely change our search habits.
Schaub: Google’s antitrust trial will likely change our search habits

UMSI associate professor Florian Schaub discusses the future of Google’s search engine and its impact on users.

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UMSI Research Roundup: 2023 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW)
UMSI at CSCW 2023: Awards, Workshops and Papers

Check out UMSI papers, workshops and awards for the 2023 CSCW conference (Oct. 14-18).

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