Department of Computer Science and the College
Marshini Chetty specializes in human-computer interaction, usable security, and ubiquitous computing. She designs, implements, and evaluates technologies to help users manage different aspects of internet use, from privacy and security to performance and costs. She often works in resource-constrained settings and uses her work to help inform Internet policy.
Her work has won best paper awards at the Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security, and the Association for Computing Machinery’s Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems and Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing. The National Science Foundation, National Security Agency, Intel, Microsoft, Facebook, and multiple Google Faculty Research Awards have funded her research.
Chetty has a PhD in human-centered computing from the Georgia Institute of Technology and master’s and bachelor’s degrees in computer science from the University of Cape Town in South Africa. Previously, she was a faculty member in the Computer Science Department at Princeton University and the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland.
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