Faculty Spotlight

WINTER 2021

Marc Dupuis headshot in a black suit and red tieResearching the human factors in cybersecurity

Assistant Professor Marc Dupuis is interested in human factors - the sort of psychological and social behaviors highlighted during the pandemic. Dupuis research questioned whether heightening the fear of having data stolen or lost is an effective and ethical method of cybersecurity. Read the UW Bothell cybersecurity story. You can also find this research in the Wall Street Journal written by his collaborator, Karen Renaud, professor of cybersecurity at the University of Strathclyde in Scotland: "Why Companies Should Stop Scaring Employees About Cybersecurity".

AUTUMN 2020

Dong Si in mask at computerArtificial intelligence turned against COVID-19

A team led by Assistant Professor Dong Si is turning the power of artificial intelligence against the COVID-19 coronavirus with a new software tool "DeepTracer" that could help design vaccines and drugs. Read the UW Bothell story and catch this research all over the news: KIRO 7, Daily Herald, KOMO TV, and more!