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Apu Kapadia, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
of Computer Science and Informatics

School of Informatics and Computing
Indiana University Bloomington

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Lindley Hall 330B
(812) 856 1465

Research Interests

Security and privacy in pervasive, mobile, and wearable computing (I am particularly interested in wearable cameras at the moment); privacy in social networks; sensory and mobile malware and defenses; accountable anonymity; human factors and usable security; crowdsourcing security; security in peer-to-peer networks

Here is a link to my papers, publications, and reports

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I am Program Co-Chair for PETS 2015 and 2016.
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Open for submission
PETS 2016, Darmstadt, Germany, July 19–22 2016.
(Multiple deadlines. Next: Nov 30, 2015 and Feb 29, 2016.)

Consider attending
IWPE '16, San Jose, CA, USA, May 26.
SOUPS '16, Denver, CO, USA, June 22–24.
PETS 2016, Darmstadt, Germany, July 19–22, 2016.


I-230: Analytical Foundations of Security: Fall 2012, Fall 2015
I-308: Information Representation: Spring 2011

I-430/520: Security For Networked Systems: Spring 2013, Spring 2015
I-433/533: Systems & Protocol Security & Information Assurance: Spring 2012
INFO-I400/H400/I590 Advanced Security and Privacy: Spring 2010
CS 38: Security and Privacy (Dartmouth College): Fall 2007

CSCI-P 538 Computer Networks: Fall 2013, Fall 2014
CSCI-B 649/INFO-I 590: Advanced Topics in Privacy: Fall 2009, Fall 2010, Fall 2011, Spring 2014, Spring 2016


PhD Students
Tousif Ahmed
Rakib Hasan
Roberto Hoyle
Qatrunnada Ismail
Yasmeen Rashidi
Patrick Shaffer

Shirin Nilizadeh (PhD, Postdoc), now postdoc at UCSB
Robert Templeman (PhD), now at Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC)
Sameer Patil (Postdoc), now at Yahoo Labs
Roman Schlegel (PhD Visiting Scholar), now at ABB Corporate Research Center, Switzerland
Naveed Alam (MSSI)

I was privileged to know
Patrick Tsang, obituary