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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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Steering Committee member for SOUPS (2016–2019)
Associate Editor for ACM Transactions on the Web (TWEB)
Co-Chair for the CV-COPS workshop.

Open for submission
PETS 2018. Four deadlines a year. Location/Dates TBA.

Consider attending
SOUPS 2017, Santa Clara, CA, USA, July 12–14, 2017.
PETS 2017, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, July 18–21, 2017.
CV-COPS 2017, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, July 21, 2017.


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, Spring 2017
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
Taslima Akter
Rakib Hasan
Qatrunnada Ismail
Yasmeen Rashidi
Patrick Shaffer

Graduated PhD Students
Roberto Hoyle, now Assistant Professor at Oberlin College
Shirin Nilizadeh, now postdoc at UCSB
Robert Templeman, now at Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC)

Former Postdocs
Shirin Nilizadeh, now postdoc at UCSB
Sameer Patil, now Assistant Professor at Indiana University

I was privileged to know
Patrick Tsang, obituary