Professor of Human-Centred Technology, Head of the Information Security Group and Director for Industrial Liaison, Department of Computer Science, University College London
Angela Sasse did her undergraduate degree in Psychology in Germany, before coming to the UK to take a MSc in Occupational Psychology from Sheffield University. She went on to do a PhD in Computer Science (on Users' Models) from the University of Birmingham. She briefly worked as a Human Factors Specialist for Philips Corporate Industrial Design, before joining UCL as a Lecturer in the Department of Computer Science in 1990. Her main research interest is the design and implementation of innovative technologies that are fit for purpose, value for money, and improve productivity and well-being of individuals and society.
Outside UCL, Dr Sasse has taught at the University of Oxford as part of their Software Engineering Programme, she has been a member of the EPSRC College since 2003, and she is a member of the Information Assurance Advisory Council and Chair of the Human Vulnerabilities SIG of the Cybersecurity KTN.