Yasemin acar

Assistant Professor


Department: Computer Science

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Yasemin Acar is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at The George Washington University. Her research is broadly in the area of human factors in security and privacy, with a major focus on secure software development. Most recently, her focus has been diversifying security and privacy research, implementing cryptography securely, and researching trust in the open source community.


  • Dr. rer. nat. (equivalent to PhD) Computer Science, Philipps University Marburg
  • M.Sc. Mathematics, Leibniz University Hannover
  • B.Sc. Mathematics, Leibniz University Hannover
  • Usable Security and Privacy
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Secure Software Development
  • Computer Security
  • Human Factors in Cryptography