Prof. Konstantin Beznosov
LERSSE founder and director

Yue Huang

PhD Candidate (2017)

Research interests: Usable security and privacy, smart home security and privacy, information sharing, data security and cryptography

Current projects: Information tracking solutions during pandemic

Azadeh Mokhberi

Master Student (2019)

Research interests: Service design, UX/ UI design, HCI research, design for older adults, usable privacy & security, IoT services, information design

Current projects: Privacy, Safety, and Trust Aspects of FM-like Marketplaces


Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Dr. Nalin Asanka, Associate Lecturer at University of New South Wales, Australia.
  • Dr. Hyoungshick Kim, 2013, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, College of Information and Communication Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Republic of Korea.
  • Dr. Kirstie Hawkey, 2010, Assistant Professor in Computer Science, Dalhousie University, NS, Canada.
  • Dr. Kasia Muldner, 2008, Assistant Professor, Institute of Cognitive Science at Carleton University, Canada.


Master of Applied Science (with refereed publications and thesis)

Exchange Ph.D. students

  • Yingting Chen, 2022, The University of Tokyo.
  • Muhammad Ali Fauzi, 2022, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
  • Mohammad Tahaei, 2020, The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom.
  • Ahmed Mahfouz, 2015, Minia University, Egypt.

Exchange Masters Students

Master of Engineering (no thesis)

  • Kai X, 2010. Developer at Electronic Arts, Canada.
  • Kartik Markandan, 2008, graduation project “A Study of Security Administration Errors,” Analyst with the Government of Canada.
  • Ming-Che (Johnson) Tsai, 2006, “SaamViz – Visualizer for SAAM,” Software Engineer with Electronic Arts.
  • Johnson Lee, 2006, “Promising Developments in Key Management for Wireless Sensor Networks,” Project Manager, CGTV Games.


  • Max Conti, EPFL, 2022 fall student
  • Lucas Clement, ENSICAEN, 2019 summer student
  • Oliver Zheng, USRA, 2009 summer student, Software Development Engineer, Microsoft.
  • Levi Stoddard, USRA, 2009 summer student.
  • André R. Gagné, 2008.
  • Jeanette Tsang, 2005, consultant in Security & Privacy team of Deloitte & Touche LLP (London).