Speaker Series


Security & Privacy in Informatics, Computing, and Engineering is happy to co-sponsor guest lecturers for various Indiana University speaker series.  Leaders in their fields, our speakers come join us to share their academic research, industry advancements, and policy experience with us.

Fall 2020

SPICE Fireside Chat Series

Katie Moussouris,CEO of Luta Security

  • Topic: Disclosures
  • Date: November 5, 2020
  • Time: 1:30 pm
  • Zoom

Kevin Kane,Microsoft Research

  • Topic: Identifying and curbing disinformation
  • Date: October 29, 2020
  • Time: 1:30 pm
  • Zoom

Ben Collier, Postdoctorate Researcher, Cambridge Cybercrime Centre, University of Cambridge

  • Topic: Why Cybercrime
  • Date: September 8, 2020
  • Time: 1:30 pm
  • Zoom

Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering Informatics Colloquium Series

Ben Collier, Postdoctorate Researcher, Cambridge Cybercrime Centre, University of Cambridge

  • Topic: Why Cybercrime
  • Date: September 8, 2020
  • Time: 1:30 pm
  • Zoom

Apu Kapadia, Director of Graduate Admissions for Computer Science, Associate Professor of Computer Science, Associate Director of Secure Computing, Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering

  • Topic: An Eye towards Privacy: Paradoxes and Promise in the Age of Pervasive Photography
  • Date: September 4, 2020
  • Time: 3:00 pm
  • Location: CS Colloquium Series Zoom

Sameer Patil, Assistant Professor, Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering – IUB

  • Topic: Mental Models and User Experiences of the Tor Browser
  • Date: September 4, 2020
  • Time: 12:00 pm
  • Location: CS Colloquium Series Zoom

Yan Huang, Assistant Professor, Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering

  • Topic: Engineering real world cryptography: synergistic efforts of theory, systems, and programming languages
  • Date: August 28, 2020
  • Time: 3:00 pm
  • Location: CS Colloquium Series Zoom

Spring 2020

Minaxi Gupta Memorial Lecture

Xiaojing Liao, Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering

  • Topic: Understand Cybercrime Through Automatic Analysis of Online Text Traces
  • Date: February 18th, 2020
  • Time: 9:00 – 10:00 am
  • Location: Luddy Hall 1106

ISE Speaker Series

Shahin Tajik, Research Assistant Professor, University of Florida

  • Topic: The Role of Photons in Hardware Security
  • Date: February 19th, 2020
  • Time: 9:30 – 10:30 am
  • Location: Luddy Hall 4012

SPICE Speaker Series

Shrirang Mare, Postdoctoral Researcher, Indiana University and University of Washington (joint appointment)

  • Topic: End-user Security and Privacy in Smart Homes
  • Date: February 5th, 2020
  • Time: 1:30 – 2:30 pm
  • Location: Dogwood Room, IMU

John S. Seberger, Postdoctoral Scholar, University of California, Irvine

  • Topic: Imagining Ourselves Happy: The Aspirational Data Doppelganger
  • Date: January 16th, 2020
  • Time: Noon – 1:00 pm
  • Location: Dogwood Room, IMU

Fall 2019

Oshrat Ayalon, Ph.D. Candidate, Faculty of Engineering at Tel Aviv University.

  • Topic: User-Centered Privacy-by-Design
  • Date: August 9th
  • Time: 11:00 am – Noon
  • Location: Luddy Hall 1106
  • Video Archive: SPICE Speaker Oshrat Ayalon

Summer 2019

Zhiqiang Lin, Associate Professor, Ohio State University

  • Topic: Uncovering Server Side Vulnerabilities via Automated Mobile App Analysis
  • Date: May 29th, 2019
  • Time: Noon – 1:00 pm
  • Location: Luddy Hall 1106
  • Video Archive: SPICE Speaker Dr. Zhiqiang Lin

Spring 2019

Kimber Dowsett,Security Architect, GSA’s 18F & NASA

  • Topic: Vulnerability Disclosure Programs & Bug Bounties
  • Date: April 12th, 2019
  • Time: 10am-11am
  • Location: Luddy Hall 0117
  • Video Archive: SPICE Speaker Kimber Dowsett

Camille Cobb, PhD Candidate, University of Washington in Seattle

  • Topic: Peer-to-Peer Privacy in Social and Communications Applications
  • Date: Feb. 27th, 2019
  • Time: Noon-1:30pm
  • Location: Persimmon Room in the Indiana Memorial Union (reception to follow at the IoT House, 612 N. Park Ave at 1:30pm)
  • Video Archive:  SPICE Speaker Camille Cobb

Alex Halderman,Professor of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Michigan

  • Date: February 7, 2019
  • Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
  • Location: Maurer School of Law 335, (Simulcast to Luddy Hall 3006)

SPICE Speaker Series

Yao Li, PhD Candidate, Department of Informatics at University of California, Irvine

  • Topic: The Impact of Cultural and Social Contexts on Users’ Privacy Management
  • Date: Jan. 10th, 2019
  • Time: 2:15pm-3:30pm
  • Location: Info West 105
  • Video Archive: SPICE Speaker Yao Li

Fall 2018

SPICE Speaker Series

Santa, Internet of Things House Manager

  • Topic: Naughty or Nice – How Santa Knows: A Fun Talk on The Internet of Things
  • Date: December 7, 2018
  • Time: 12:00 pm
  • Location: Luddy 1106

SPICE Speaker Series

Laura Brandimarte, Assistant Professor, Management Information Systems, University of Arizona

  • Title: Does Government Surveillance Give Twitter the Chills?
  • Date: December 4, 2018
  • Time: 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
  • Location: Informatics West 107
  • Video Archive: SPICE Speaker Laura Brandimarte

SPICE Speaker Series

Denise Anthony, Professor of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan

  • Topic: Workplace surveillance: Do men and women think differently? 
  • Date: November 30, 2018
  • Time: 10:45 am – 12:00 pm
  • Location: Informatics West 107

Helen Nissenbaum, Professor of Information Science, Cornell Tech

  • Date: November 16, 2018
  • Time: 1:15 pm
  • Location: TBD

SPICE Speaker Series

Emilee Rader, Associate Professor, Michigan State University

  • Topic: Implications of Beliefs about Derived Personal Data for Negotiating Digital Privacy Norms
  • Date: October 31, 2018
  • Time: 12:45pm-1:45pm
  • Location: Info West 130