Luddy School Researchers Earn Runner-Up Prize

(BLOOMINGTON) – A team of researchers from the Luddy School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering has been named runner-up for the 2020 Privacy Protection Prize.

Awarded by France’s Commission Nationale de L’informatique et des Libertés and National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation, the prize is for their paper on a method using computer vision techniques to protect bystanders’ privacy in photos.

Rakibul Hasan

The effort was led by Rakibul Hasan, a research assistant at the Luddy School, who collaborated with associate professor of informatics and computing, David Crandall and associate professor of computer science Apu Kapadia, both at Luddy, and professor Mario Fritz from the CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security in Germany.