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Apu Kapadia, Ph.D.

Assistant 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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Coming soon
I will be Program Co-Chair for PETS 2015 and 2016, as well as HealthTech 2015.
PETS is moving to a hybrid conference/journal model. Read all about it!

Open for submission
PETS 2015, Philadelphia, PA, USA, June 30–July 2, 2015. Multiple Submission deadlines; next deadline: Feb 15, 2015.

Recent venues. Consider attending some of these!
Oakland '14, San Jose, CA, USA, May 18–21, 2014.
DSN '14, Atlanta, GA, USA, June 23–26, 2014.
SOUPS '14, Menlo Park, CA, USA, July 9–11, 2014.
PETS '14, Amsterdam, Netherlands July 16–18, 2014.
WiSec '14, Oxford, UK, July 23–25, 2014.
HealthTech '14, San Diego, CA, USA, August 19, 2014.
UPSIDE '14, Seattle, WA, USA, September 14, 2014.
MobiCASE '14, Austin, TX, USA, November 6–7, 2014.
NDSS '15, San Diego, CA, USA, February 8–11, 2015.
WEARABLE-S&P '15 (an FC Workshop), Isla Verde, Puerto Rico, January 30, 2015.


I-230: Analytical Foundations of Security: Fall 2012
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


Shirin Nilizadeh

PhD Students
Tousif Ahmed
Srijita Das
Zheng Dong (co-advised by Prof. Jean Camp)
Roberto Hoyle
Qatrunnada Ismail

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

I was privileged to know
Patrick Tsang, obituary