Assistant Professor of Duke Computer Science

Assistant Professor of Duke Electrical and Computer Engineering

Assistant Professor of Duke Public Policy

Focuses: HCI, Security, Privacy, Usability

Lab: InSPIre Lab

Pronouns: she/her


 pardis at cs dot duke dot edu


 CV (updated January 2023)

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Pardis Emami-Naeini is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Duke University and a Duke Science and Technology Scholar, and the director of the Duke InSPIre Lab. Prior to this, she was a postdoctoral researcher in the Security and Privacy Research Lab at the University of Washington. Her research is broadly at the intersection of security and privacy, usability, and human-computer interaction. Her work has been published at flagship venues in security and human-computer interaction and social sciences and covered by multiple outlets, including Wired, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post. Her research has informed the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Consumer Reports, and the World Economic Forum in their efforts toward designing usable and informative security and privacy labels for smart devices. Pardis received her B.Sc. degree in computer engineering from Sharif University of Technology in 2015 and her Ph.D. degree in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University in 2020. She was selected as a Rising Star in electrical engineering and computer science in October 2019 and was awarded the 2019-2020 CMU CyLab Presidential Fellowship.

I am recruiting motivated students and postdocs to join the InSPIre Lab. If you are interested, please get in touch!

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