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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


Symposium on Useable Privacy and Security (SOUPS). 2022 John Karat Usable Privacy and Security Student Research Award. Yixin Zou. PhD Student.
PhD student Yixin Zou awarded prestigious research award in privacy and security usability

UMSI doctoral student Yixin Zou is the 2022 John Karat Usable Privacy and Security Student Research Award winner. The award celebrates one student each year who demonstrates a commitment to research excellence, community service and mentorship in the areas of privacy and security. 

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2022 Westin Scholar Award. J.R. Robert Real. Master of Science in Information (2023).
MSI student honored with prestigious Westin Scholar Award

J.R. Robert Real is the University of Michigan’s 2022 Westin Scholar Award recipient, a prestigious award supporting students who are considering careers in privacy and data protection.

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