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University of Michigan School of Information

Florian Schaub

Florian Schaub

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


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


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UMSI Celebrates World Emoji Day

World Emoji Day is July 17. Celebrate by going through this collection of emoji-related UMSI research and resources.

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Florian Schaub on WXYZ
Schaub: Data breach notices don’t do enough to help consumers

Assistant professor Florian Schaub was interviewed by WXYZ about a recent study that examines consumer awareness of personal information that has been compromised by data breaches.

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