About the group

The IWiT lab is working on projects that revolve around human-computer interaction and computational analysis of human behavior, applying this knowledge to solve real-world privacy and security challenges. The…

Coverage of Meerkat: an interview with Eran at 103FM radio station

The national radio station 103FM in Israel interviewed Eran about the Meerkat project (in Hebrew). Meerkat is a social mobile app that helps older adults to get support from their…

New paper accepted for publication: Can Previews Mitigate the Effect of Interruptions? Findings from a Lab Experiment under Various Workloads

We are happy to announce that Frank Bolton’s paper, “Can Previews Mitigate the Effect of Interruptions? Findings from a Lab Experiment under Various Workloads”, was recently accepted by…

Meerkat in the news: Calcalist published an article about our research

The Calcalist Israeli national economic newspaper published an in-depth article (in Hebrew) about Tamir Mendel’s work on Meerkat,  a social app that helps older adults to get support from their…

Speaking at the Minvera-Gentner Symposium in Jerusalem 2022: Cross-cultural, comparative analysis of digital privacy

Eran will be speaking at a fascinating symposium in Jerusalem next week — Studying a concept in disarray: Cross-cultural, comparative analysis of digital privacy. It’s happening at @HebrewUm,…

Michael winning the IAPP Westin Scholar Award!

Very proud of Ph.D. candidate Michael Khavkin for winning the 2022-2023 IAPP Westin Scholar Award! The Westin Scholar Award is aimed at recognizing high-performing students enrolled in privacy-focused courses around the globe.

New paper accepted to CSCW: How Mass surveillance Crowds Out Installations of COVID-19 Contact Tracing Applications

Our paper was accepted (pending minor revisions) to CSCW 2023: How Mass surveillance Crowds Out Installations of COVID-19 Contact Tracing Applications. The paper analyzes the effect of Israel’s decision to…

The Human-AI Interaction course this Fall Semester

Eran will be teaching the Human-AI Interaction course this semester. The course is open to graduate students at Tel Aviv University. The course is open to graduate students…