Professor

Marc Langheinrich

Marc is an associate professor in the Faculty of Informatics. His main interests are privacy and security, and the role usability play in this respect. Marc received a masters degree (Diplom) in computer science from the University of Bielefeld, Germany, in 1997, and his PhD (Dr. sc.) from the ETH Zurich, Switzerland, in 2005.

Email: marc.langheinrich@usi.ch – Phone: +41 (58) 666 43 04

Postdoc

Ivan Elhart

Ivan is a Senior Researcher / Postdoc at the Faculty of Informatics at USI. His research interests are in the area of pervasive public display systems, in particular opportunities for distributed application and content scheduling.

Ivan worked in the EU-funded PD-NET research project. He is currently working in the APD research project.

Email: ivan.elhart@usi.ch – Phone: +41 (58) 666 42 92

PhD Student

Evangelos Niforatos

Evangelos is a PhD student and Research Assistant at the Faculty of Informatics at USI. His current research interests lie in the areas of mobile computing, UX design and evaluation, memory enhancement, emotion recognition, context awareness, participatory sensing and ambient intelligence.

Evangelos works together with Agon in the EU-funded RECALL research project.

Email: evangelos.niforatos@usi.ch – Phone: +41 (58) 666 43 22

Agon Bexheti

Agon is a PhD student and Research Assistant at the Faculty of Informatics at USI. His current research is in secure human memory augmentation systems that preserve the privacy of their users. His broader research interests also include machine learning and pattern recognition.

He is a member of the EU-funded RECALL research project.

Email: agon.bexheti@usi.ch – Phone: +41 (58) 666 42 89

Anton Fedosov

Anton is a PhD student and research assistant at the Faculty of Informatics at USI. His research interests lie in understanding user experience around contemporary sharing practices of personal digital information and physical objects.

Email: anton.fedosov@usi.ch – Phone: +41 (58) 666 47 58

Former Member

Nemanja Memarovic

Nemanja was a PhD student and Research Assistant at the Faculty of Informatics at USI, until 2014. His research centered around social interactions in public spaces, in particular opportunities for intra- and inter-community communication.

He was a member of the EU-funded pd-net research project.

Web: http://www.ifi.uzh.ch/zpac/people/memarovic.html

Elisa Rubegni

Elisa was a research fellow (post doctoral) in the group until 2014. Elisa's research activity falls within the field of HCI and Interaction design. Her research focuses on the effect and the role of digital technology and online communication in human activities as well as investigating the socio-technical issues encountered: (1) Educational technology in both informal and formal settings; (2) Interactive media in public spaces for enhancing communication and information access and sharing.

Web: http://www.rubegni.it/

Mads Schaarup Andersen

Mads was a visting PhD student at the Faculty of Informatics at USI (visiting from Aarhus University, Denmark). His research was in location trace sharing, and in particular adding location privacy to location based services sharing location traces. Since January 2014, Mads is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at The Open University.

Mads worked together with Marcello.

Web: https://www.linkedin.com/in/madssandersen

Marcello Paolo Scipioni

Marcello was a PhD student and Research Assistant at the Faculty of Informatics at USI. His research was in location sharing, and in particular in creating privacy-aware location sharing systems that alleviate users from having to make simple "all or nothing" choices.

Marcello worked in the SNF-funded PALS project.

Email: marcello.scipioni@usi.ch – Phone: +41 (58) 666 43 22