Apu Kapadia is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering, Indiana University Bloomington. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in October 2005. For his dissertation research on trustworthy communication, he received a four-year High-Performance Computer Science Fellowship from the Department of Energy. Following his doctorate, he joined Dartmouth College as a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow with the Institute for Security Technology Studies (ISTS), and then as a Member of Technical Staff at MIT Lincoln Laboratory.
Apu Kapadia is interested in topics related to computer security and privacy. He is particularly interested in accountable anonymity; pervasive, mobile, and wearable computing; human factors; crowdsourcing; and peer-to-peer networks. For his work on accountable anonymity, two of his papers were named as ‘Runners-up for PET Award 2009: Outstanding Research in Privacy Enhancing Technologies’. His work on privacy in the context of wearable cameras received an Honorable Mention Award at ACM CHI 2016. His work on usable privacy controls was given the ‘Honorable Mention Award (Runner-up for Best Paper)’ at the Conference on Pervasive Computing, 2007.
Apu Kapadia has received five NSF grants, including an NSF CAREER award in 2013, and a Google Research Award in 2014. He was also a recipient of the Indiana University Trustees Teaching Award in 2013 and a Distinguished Alumni Educator Award from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2015. For the years 2015 and 2016, he was Program Co-Chair of the Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium (PETS) and Co-Editor-in-Chief of the associated journal Proceedings on Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PoPETs).
Yasmeen is a second-year Ph.D. student. She is interested in usable privacy and cross-cultural privacy.
Rakib is a Ph.D. student in Computer Science. He completed his Bachelor in Computer Science from the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. He worked in the industry for three and a half years. His primary research interest is in applying computer vision techniques to improve privacy. He is also interested in machine learning, data mining, and augmented reality in general. Personal Webpage
Taslima Akter is a Ph.D. student in Computer Science at Indiana University Bloomington. She completed her undergrad in Computer Science and Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. After completing her undergraduate studies she worked as a lecturer at the University of Asia Pacific, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Her research interests are mainly focused on accessibility and privacy for people with visual impairment while sharing images on social media or with crowd-workers. She is also interested in Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision, and Social Media Privacy.Personal Webpage
John Stein is a Ph.D. student in Computer Science. He is interested in the intersection of Cybersecurity and Data Science. His research focus involves the use of AI/ML techniques toward the establishment of authenticity and/or integrity of digital media
Sabid Bin Habib
Sabid is a Ph.D. student in Computer Science at the Indiana University Bloomington. He joined the IU Privacy lab in Fall’19. He completed his undergrad in Computer Science and Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. Apart from research, Sabid finds interest in sports, traveling, and music.
- Tousif Ahmed, Former PhD student, now at Samsung Research
- Qatrunnada Ismail, Former PhD student, now an Assistant Professor at King Saud University
- Roberto Hoyle, Former PhD student, now an Assistant Professor at Oberlin College
- Shirin Nilizadeh, Former PhD student, now an Assistant Professor at University of Texas at Arlington
- Robert Templeman, Former PhD student, now at Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC)
- Sameer Patil, Former PhD student, now an Assistant Professor at IU
- Zheng Dong, Former PhD student, now at Microsoft
- Greg Norcie, Former PhD student, now at CDT
- Roman Schlegel, Former visiting PhD student, now at ABB Corporate Research Center, Switzerland
- Zahid Rahman, Former master student, now at amazon
- Steven Armes, Former undergraduate student
- Zhipeng Tian, Former undergraduate student
- Paul Whalen,Former undergraduate student
- Emily Fath, Former undergraduate student
- Felicia Patel, Former undergraduate student
- Grant Muterspaugh, Former undergraduate student
- Tyler Dell, Former undergraduate student