Carnegie Mellon University

Current Topics in Privacy Seminar

The Current Topics in Privacy Seminar is a three-credit course (17-702) taught in the Fall and Spring semesters. Members of the university community are invited to participate in the seminar even if they are not enrolled in the course. In this seminar course students will discuss recent papers and current public policy issues related to privacy. Privacy professionals from industry, government, and non-profits will deliver several guest lectures each semester. 

Members of the CMU community interested in receiving notifications about the seminars each week should contact the course instructor to request to be added to the email list. 

Instructors:  Hana Habib and Norman Sadeh

Time and location: Tuesdays, 12:30-1:50 PM.  All seminars will be held in Hamburg Hall, 1002 and will be available via Zoom.

01/17/23 - Introduction - Hana Habib and Norman Sadeh, Guest Speaker: Eric Zeng (CMU, CyLab)

01/24/23 - Hana Habib

01/31/23 - Shomir Wilson (Penn State)

02/07/23 - Cameron Boozarjomehri (Mozilla)

02/15/23 (in place of 2/14 seminar)- Joint CyLab/S3D Seminar with Helen Nissenbaum (Cornell Tech)

02/21/23 - Yixin Zou (Max Planck Institute for Security and Privacy)

02/28/23 - Alessandro Acquisti (CMU, Heinz College)

03/14/23 - CHI Speakers

03/21/23 - Cara Bloom (MITRE)

03/28/23 - Jennifer Urban (Berkeley Center for Law and Technology)

04/04/23 - Divya Sharma (Google)

04/11/23 - Ellen Nadeau (Cruise)

04/18/23 - Sebastian Zimmeck (Wesleyan University)

04/25/23 - Darya Pilram (SEI)