Three BioSENSE Papers at CHI 2019

The BioSENSE Lab has three papers accepted to CHI 2019 (ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems), reflecting a range of perspectives and approaches to studying biosensing technologies. PDF versions of the papers are available below: Design & Privacy Richmond Y. Wong and Deirdre K. Mulligan. 2019. Bringing Design to the Privacy Table: Broadening “Design” in “Privacy […]

An illustrated hand holds a menstrual cup with blood in it. The cup appears to be outfitted with sensors.

BioSENSE Researchers Receive Continued CTSP-CLTC Funding for Menstrual Biosensing Project

BioSENSE PhD candidates Richmond Wong and Noura Howell along with postdoctoral scholar Sarah Fox and interdisciplinary neuroethics major and graphic designer Franchesca Spektor received a second year of funding from the Center for Technology, Society, & Policy jointly with the Center for Long Term Cybersecurity for their work on menstrual biosensing. From the project description, Engaging Expert Stakeholders about the Future […]

Engaging Technologists to Reflect on Privacy Using Design Workbooks

This post summarizes a research paper, Eliciting Values Reflections by Engaging Privacy Futures Using Design Workbooks, co-authored with Deirdre Mulligan, Ellen Van Wyk, John Chuang, and James Pierce. The paper will be presented at the ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW) on Monday November 5th (in the afternoon Privacy in Social Media session). Full […]

PhyCS 2018 Best Student Paper Award: Exploring the Feasibility and Performance of One-step Three-factor Authentication with Ear-EEG

Authors Max T. Curran, Nick Merrill, Swapan Gandhi, John Chuang Abstract Multi-factor authentication presents a robust method to secure our private information, but typically requires multiple actions by the user resulting in a high cost to usability and limiting adoption. A usable system should also be unobtrusive and inconspicuous. We present and discuss a system […]