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Privacy Measurement Project

We gratefully acknowledge Meta Research for their generous support of our project “Addressing biases in measurement of self-reported privacy constructs”, which was selected as part of the 2021 People’s Expectations...

From Contextualizing to Context-Theorizing

In an article forthcoming at Management Science, we developed a conceptual framework and its associated methodological instantiation for assessing how context-oriented nuances influence privacy concerns.

Woman of Achievement Award

Heng Xu received The Woman of Achievement Award from the IEEE International Conference on Big Data Security on Cloud, for her “substantial contributions either in research, product development or mentoring”...

RSA Conference Panel on "AI meets cybersecurity"

In an upcoming RSA Conference webcast, Heng Xu will join a panel of experts to discuss “AI meets cybersecurity: crossing the streams and how to manage the dynamic results”.

Implications of Anonymization on Disparity Detection

In an article forthcoming at Management Science, we examined the extent to which data anonymization could mask the gross statistical disparities between sub-populations in the data.

Reconcile Paradoxical Findings Through an Analytical Lens

In an article forthcoming at MIS Quarterly, we launched an interdisciplinary inquiry into the feasibility of leveraging advanced analytical techniques to collectively reason about the conflicting findings in behavioral research....

CACM Research Highlight

In the research highlights section of the February 2021 issue, Communications of the ACM (CACM) published an article co-authored by Nan Zhang, “Scalable Signal Reconstruction for a Broad Range of Applications”.

Panel on Using Sensitive Data to Counter Bias and Discrimination

Heng Xu, co-director of the Robust Analytics Lab, will join a panel of experts discussing the use of sensitive data in research to counter hidden bias and discrimination at the...

ITSS Leadership Award in Intelligence and Security Informatics

Heng Xu was awarded the IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society (ITSS) Leadership Award in Intelligence and Security Informatics for 2021 for her “recognized sustained leadership in fields such as cybersecurity...