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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: 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 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.

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he/him

Areas of interest

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

News

"PrivacyCon. Federal Trade Commission. November 1, 2022. www.ftc.gov. Free. Panelists: Consumer Surveillance. Nazanin Andalibi. Assistant professor, UMSI. 9:25 am. Children's privacy. Kaiwen Sun. PhD student, UMSI. 1 pm."
UMSI researchers to speak as panelists at FTC PrivacyCon 2022

Assistant professor Nazanin Andalibi will discuss emotion AI and the future of work, and PhD candidate Kaiwen Sun will discuss child safety in smart homes.

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"Aunties, Strangers, and the FBI: Online Privacy Concerns and Experiences of Muslim-American Women. UMSI Researchers, Tanisha Afnan, Yixin Zou, Mustafa Naseem, Florian Schaub." UMSI Research in a magnifying glass graphic.
Understanding unique privacy concerns for Muslim-American women can improve digital design

In a new study, UMSI researchers uncover unique privacy concerns Muslim-American women face online. Their work can help designers to better protect privacy for all people.

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