Yasemin Acar

Yasemin acar

Yasemin Acar

Research Assistant Professor

Department: Computer Science


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