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Angela Sasse

Professor Angela Sasse FREng

Professor Angela Sasse FREng


M. Angela Sasse FREng is the Professor of Human-Centred Technology in the Department of Computer Science at University College London, UK. A usability researcher by training, she started investigating the causes and effects of usability issues with security mechanisms in 1996. In addition to studying specific mechanisms such as passwords, biometrics, and access control, her research group has developed human-centred frameworks that explain the role of security, privacy, identity and trust in human interactions with technology. She was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in 2015, and is currently the Director of the multidisciplinary UK Research Institute for Science of Cyber Security (RISCS),


Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETs)November 2019 - November 2025Member
Industry Fellowships Joint PanelJanuary 2019 - December 2021Member
Privacy Enhancing Technologies (PETs)January 2018 - December 2018Member
Privacy Enhancing Technologies Working GroupJanuary 2018 - Member
Research Appointment Panel A(iii)January 2016 - March 2020Member
Cybersecurity Research Working GroupNovember 2013 - December 2016Member
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