Sameer Patil portrait
  • Associate Professor, School Of Computing


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Information and Computer Science, University of California, Irvine
  • Bachelor of Engineering, Electronics Engineering, University of Bombay, India
  • Master of Science in Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
  • Master of Science in Information, Human-Computer Interaction, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Research Summary

Prof. Patil's research interests focus on human-centered investigations of cybersecurity, covering the fields of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Computer Supported Collaborative Work (CSCW), and social computing. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and Google. He received the NSF CAREER award in 2019. Sameer’s work has been published in top-tier conferences and journals, and he holds eight US patents.


Sameer Patil is an Associate Professor in the Kahlert School of Computing and faculty co-director of the Data Science & Ethics of Technology (DATASET) Initiative at the University of Utah. Previously, he has held several appointments in academia and industry, including Vienna University of Economics and Business (Austria), Helsinki Institute for Information Technology (Finland), University of Siegen (Germany), Yahoo Labs (USA), New York University (USA), and Indiana University Bloomington (USA).