Gave a talk at UMD's MC2 Symposium on usable, livable, and inclusive cybersecurity.
Gave a talk at Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP) at Princeton on improving the user experience of software updates.
Gave two talks at Columbia University and Cornell Tech in NYC on improving the user experience of software updates.
Joined the ICTD 2016 senior program committee.
Gave a talk at University of Cape Town CS Department on mobile data usage habits in South Africa.
Our paper on mobile data usage in South Africa will be presented at Ubicomp 2015.
Joined the CHI 2016 program committee.
Our paper on uCap has been accepted to CHI 2015.
Joined the Ubicomp 2015 program committee.
Gave a talk at Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP) at Princeton about how users perceive and manage Internet data caps in the home.
I'm an Assistant Professor in the iSchool at University of Maryland, College Park (UMD) in the field of Human-Computer Interaction. I am also a member of University of Maryland's Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS), the Maryland Cybersecurity Center, and I have an affiliate appointment in the Department of Computer Science. I direct the NetCHI lab which is part of HCIL. Prior to joining UMD, I completed post-doctoral research fellowships at ResearchICTAfrica in Cape Town, South Africa and with Prof. W. Keith Edwards at the College of Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology. I received my Ph.D. in Human-Centered Computing from Georgia Institute of Technology where I was advised by Prof. Rebecca E. Grinter. Before moving to the USA, I completed my MSc., BSc.(Hons), and BSc. in Computer Science at the University of Cape Town, South Africa (my beautiful home country).