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Marshini Chetty is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Chicago, where she co-directs the Amyoli Internet Research Lab or AIR lab. She has a Ph.D. in Human-Centered Computing from Georgia Institute of Technology, USA and a Masters and Bachelors in Computer Science from the University of Cape Town, South Africa. In her former lives, Marshini was on the faculty in the Computer Science Department at Princeton University and the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park. Her work has won best paper awards at SOUPS, CHI, and CSCW and has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Security Agency, Intel, Microsoft, Facebook, and multiple Google Faculty Research Awards.


Focus Areas: Human-Computer Interaction, Privacy, Security, Ubiquitous Computing, Usable security

Chetty specializes in human-computer interaction, usable privacy and security, and ubiquitous computing. Marshini designs, implements, and evaluates technologies to help users manage different aspects of Internet use from privacy and security to performance, and costs. She often works in resource-constrained settings and uses her work to help inform Internet policy.


Human Computer Interaction

Exploring the interfaces between people and technologies

Security & Privacy

Understanding and defending against emerging threats in our increasingly computational world

Labs & Groups

Amyoli Internet Research (AIR) Lab

Marshini Chetty
Working to make the Internet more trustworthy and inclusive, drawing on human-computer interaction, usable privacy and security, ubiquitous computing, and...

News & Events

UChicago CS News

UChicago CS Labs Join Museum of Science & Industry For Robot Block Party

Apr 20, 2022
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New Data & Democracy Research Initiative Launched at University of Chicago

Mar 09, 2022
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UChicago Workshop Highlights Internet Frontiers and Opportunities

Dec 02, 2021
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Largest-Ever DSI Summer Lab Adds 55 Students, New Social Impact Track

Jul 13, 2021
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Ten Papers at CHI 2021 Flourish Frontiers of HCI Research at UChicago CS

May 11, 2021
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Six UChicago CS Faculty Receive CAREER Awards

Mar 08, 2021
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UChicago CS Student Group compileHer Takes Hackathon Virtual (And To Space)

Feb 25, 2021
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Marshini Chetty Receives CAREER Award to Study Educational Technology Privacy

Feb 01, 2021
Past Event

CDAC Rising Stars in Data Science Workshop

Jan 11, 2021
UChicago CS News

South African Roots, Travel Shape Computer Scientist’s Research

Dec 01, 2020
Past Event

HCI Series: Amy Ogan (Carnegie Mellon) – Pushing the Boundaries of Educational Technology

Nov 09, 2020
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New Assistant Professor Sarah Sebo Wants to Build Better Robot Teammates

Oct 26, 2020
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