George Chalhoub is a Postdoctoral Research Associate (PDRA) in Secure Networking by Design.
He submitted his thesis in August 2022. He is also a doctoral student in Cyber Security at the Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford, and part of the Centre for Doctoral Training in Cyber Security. George's doctoral research is supported by the Information Commissioner's Office and explores the application of user experience (UX) principles in the security and privacy design of smart homes. During his doctoral studies, George completed internships at the Calc Intelligence team at Microsoft Research and the Social Dynamics team at Nokia Bell Labs.
He received his BS in Computer Science from the Computer Science and Mathematics Department at the Lebanese American University in 2017. He obtained his MSc in Computer Science from the school of Electronics and Computer Science at the University of Southampton in 2018, in collaboration with Lloyd's Register. He previously worked as a Cyber Security Analyst and an Expert Contributor at Oxford Analytica.
His research interests include usable security and privacy, network security, high-stakes AI and biometric authentication. He is the co-author of 9 conference paper publications and 1 patent.
Data Protection at a Discount: Investigating the UX of Data Protection from User‚ Designer‚ and Business Leader Perspectives
George Chalhoub and Ivan Flechais
In The 25th ACM Conference On Computer−Supported Cooperative Work And Social Computing (CSCW 2022). ACM. November, 2022.
"It’s Freedom to Put Things Where My Mind Wants": Understanding and Improving the User Experience of Structuring Data in Spreadsheets
George Chalhoub and Advait Sarkar
In 2022 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2022). ACM. May, 2022.
"It did not give me an option to decline": A Longitudinal Analysis of the User Experience of Security and Privacy in Smart Home Products
George Chalhoub‚ Martin J. Kraemer‚ Norbert Nthala and Ivan Flechais
In 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2021). ACM. May, 2021.