Pardis Emami-Naeini is currently a postdoctoral scholar at University of Washington. She received a B.Sc. degree in computer engineering from Sharif University of Technology, and M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in computer science from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) under Prof. Lorrie Cranor and Prof. Yuvraj Agarwal. As part of her doctoral research, she developed a usable privacy and security label for smart devices to inform consumers’ Internet of Things-related purchase decisions. Pardis was selected as a Rising Star in electrical engineering and computer science in October 2019, and she was awarded the 2019-2020 CMU CyLab presidential fellowship.