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Collins W. Munyendo

Ph.D. Student

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I am a second year Ph.D. Student in the Usable Security and Privacy Lab at the George Washington University advised by Professor Adam Aviv. My research focuses on human factors in security; I investigate how users, particularly understudied populations, use or misuse security tools to design better and more inclusive solutions. More broadly, I am interested in Human-Computer Interaction as well as multi-disciplinary research.


May 22: New paper on Password Managers at USENIX Security '22.
Mar 22: New paper on Loan Apps in Kenya accepted at IEEE S&P '22.
Jan 22: New paper on Smartphone PIN Upgrades at USENIX Security '22.
Aug 21: New paper on Android Pattern Blocklists at SOUPS '21.
Aug 21: New paper on Sensitive Documents at USENIX Security '21.
Aug 20: I am starting my Ph.D. at the George Washington University!