Human-Computer Interaction Institute
Newell-Simon Hall 2504D
Sauvik directs the SPUD (Security, Privacy, Usability and Design) Lab. His work, at the intersection of HCI, AI and cybersecurity, is oriented around answering the question: How can we design systems that empower people with improved agency over their personal data and experiences online?
A few of his papers have been recognized with awards: a best paper at UbiComp (2013), a distinguished paper at SOUPS (2020), three best paper honorable mentions at CHI (2016, 2017, 2020), a best paper honorable mention at CSCW (2021), and an honorable mention for the NSA's Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper (2014). His work has also been covered by the popular press, including features in The Atlantic, The Financial Times, and Dark Reading.
Sauvik received his Ph.D. in Human-Computer Interaction from CMU, following a B.S. in Computer Science at Georgia Tech. Prior to joining CMU in 2022, he was an assistant professor of Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech.