Apu Kapadia is an associate professor of computer science at the School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering at Indiana University Bloomington. He is interested in topics related to computer security and privacy, particularly usable security and HCI; pervasive computing in the context of cameras, wearables and IoT; and accountable anonymity.
Kapadia has received eight NSF grants, including an NSF CAREER award in 2013, and a Google Research Award in 2014. He was also a recipient of the Indiana University Trustees Teaching Award in 2013 and a Distinguished Alumni Educator Award from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2015. For 2015 and 2016, he was program co-chair of the Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium and co-editor-in-chief of the associated journal Proceedings on Privacy Enhancing Technologies.
He received his Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in October 2005. Before joining IU, he was a member of technical staff at MIT Lincoln Laboratory.
Areas of Expertise
Cybersecurity, computer security, privacy, surveillance, cameras, photo sharing.