Graduated Ph.D. Students

 

 

Primary Ph.D. Advisor

Bart Knijnenburg (currently Assistant Professor, Human-Centered Computing Division, Clemson University, NC):
A User-Tailored Approach to Privacy Decision Support
Department of Informatics, University of California, 2015
Excerpts of dissertation published in IJMMS, TIIS, IUI13, CHI13, ICIS13, ICIS14
Received a Google PhD Fellowship in Privacy
Xinru Page (currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Information Systems, Bentley University, MA):
Factors that Influence Adoption and Use of Location-Sharing Social Media
Department of Informatics, University of California, 2014
(received 2014 Yahoo! Best Dissertation Award and 2015 iSchools Doctoral Dissertation Award)
Excerpts of dissertation published in ICCSE09, iConference10, ICSWM12, CSCW13, UbiComp13 (received honorable mention)
Yang Wang (currently Assistant Professor in the School of Information Studies, Syracuse University, NY):
Privacy-Enhanced Personalization: a Dynamic Software Product Line Approach.
Department of Informatics, University of California, 2010
Excerpts of dissertation published in UM05, SPLC05, UM07, IUI book 08, PEPch 08, UMAP09
, SPLC09, UMUAI
 
Sameer Patil (currently Assistant Professor, School od Informatics and Computing, Indiana University):
Reconciling Awareness and Privacy Needs in Loosely Coupled Collaboration.
Department of Informatics, University of California, Irvine, 2009.
Excerpts of dissertation published in HCI04, GROUP05, ICOCSC05, iConference09, INTERACT09, AS book 09, IwC
, B&IT, IST
 
Josef Fink (currently Professor at the University of Applied Science, Frankfurt/M., Germany):
User Modeling Servers – Requirements, Design, and Evaluation.
Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Essen, Germany, 2003.
Revised version of dissertation published with IOS Press, Netherlands (Infix), 2004. What makes this work imporant?
Excerpts of dissertation published in UMUAI 10(3-4), AIR 18(1), and UM 1999 and UM 2003 (received Best Evaluation Paper Award).
 
Detlef Küpper (currently Professor at the University of Applied Science, Aalen, Germany):
User-Adaptive Plan Generation and Presentation (in German).
Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Essen, Germany, 2002.
Revised version of dissertation published with IOS Press, Netherlands (Infix), 2004. What makes this work imporant?.
 
Jörg Schreck (currently IT Security Manager at Telefónica Europe, Germany):
Security and Privacy in User Modeling.
Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Essen, Germany, 2001.
Revised version of dissertation appeared in 2003 with Kluwer Academic Publishers. What makes this work imporant?
 
Ludwin Fuchs (currently with The Boeing Company, Seattle, WA):
Situation-Oriented Support of Group Awareness in CSCW Systems (in German).
Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Essen, Germany, 1998.
 
Wolfgang Pohl (currently with the German Informatics Society, Bonn, Germany):
Logic-Based Representation and Reasoning for User Modeling Shell Systems.
Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Essen, Germany, 1997.
Revised version of disseration published with IOS Press, Netherlands (Infix), 1998.   What makes this work imporant?
Summary of thesis published in User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction 9(3), 217-282.
 
Harold Paredes-Frigolett (currently Associate Professor, Diego Portales University, Chile):
Integrating World Knowledge with Cognitive Parsing: A Fine-Grained, Weakly Interactive Computational Approach.
Dept. of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Essen, Germany, 1996.
 
Ian Beaumont (currently with SAP AG, Walldorf, Germany):
User Modelling in the Hypertext-Based Medical Tutoring System ANATOM-TUTOR.
Dept. of Information Science, University of Konstanz, Germany, 1996.
Summary of Ph.D. thesis published in User Modeling and User-Adapted Interaction 4(1), 21-45.

 

Secondary Ph.D. Advisor

Jan Kolter (currently with Horvath & Partners, Germany).
User-Centric Privacy – A Usable and Provider-Independent Privacy Infrastructure
School of Business, Economics and Management Information Systems, University of Regensburg, Germany, 2009.
Excerpts of thesis published at SEC07, DBSec07
, ARES07, SEC09, ARES09
Max Teltzrow (currently with Daimler AG, Berlin, Germany).
A Quantitative Analysis of E-Commerce: Channel Conflicts, Data Mining, and Consumer Privacy
School of Business Administration and Economics, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany, 2005.
Excerpts of thesis published at ACM E-Commerce 2003, EC-Web 2003, Karat & Blom & Karat (eds.), PET 2004
 
Uwe Behrens (currently Senior Software Architect at RTT Realtime Technology, Munich, Germany).
Rendering with Poxels: A Software Architecture for Programmable Shading Systems.
Dept. of Computer Science, University of Bremen, Germany, 1999.
 
Marcus Sohlenkamp (currently with Deutsche Telekom T-Systems, Bonn, Germany):
Supporting Group Awareness in Multi-User Environments through Perceptualization.
Dept. of Computer Science, University of Paderborn, Germany, 1998.
 
Wolfgang Broll (currently Professor at the Technical University of Ilmenau, Germany):
An Object-Oriented Interaction Model for the Support of Distributed Virtual Environments (in German).
Dept. of Computer Science, University of Göttingen, Germany, 1998.
 
Fahri Yetim (currently Professor at the FOM University of Applied Sciences for Economics and Management, Essen, Germany)Lecturer and Adjunct Professor at the University of Oulu, Finland):
Explanations in Human-Computer Interaction: A Framework for the Integration of Hypertext and Artificial Intelligence Methods (in German).
Dept. of Information Science, University of Konstanz, Germany.

 

External/Foreign Reviewer/Examiner


Kirstie Hawkey (currently Assistant Professor at Dalhousie University, Canada)
Managing the Visual Privacy of Incidental Information in Web Browsers
Dept. of Computer Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, 2006.
Excerpts of thesis published at CHI 2006, WWW 2006, Graphics Interface 2007

Mathias Bauer (currently CEO and Chief Scientist of mineway, Saarbrücken, Germany)
An Evidence-Theoretic Approach to Plan Recognition (in German)
Dept. of Computer Science, University of Saarbrücken, Germany, 1996.
Bruno Errico
Intelligent Agents and User Modelling.
Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, Università di Roma "La Sapienza", 1997.