Samir Passi

Title, description

I am currently working on the EINS project with the e-Humanities group at KNAW. Within the project, my work involves researching the social shaping of the notions of privacy and trust in relation to online social media technologies as well as analyzing how various online technologies handle user privacy. I am especially interested in working at interdisciplinary projects operating at the intersection of Information Technology (IT) and society.

Academic Background:
My academic and research experiences stem from the disciplines of sociology of science and technology and IT engineering. I finished my Research Masters in Cultures of Arts, Science and Technology (CAST) at Maastricht University, The Netherlands. At an undergraduate level, I have been trained as an engineer of ICT at DA-IICT, India.

Research Interests:

  • Sociology of scientific knowledge
  • social media
  • usability studies
  • media studies
  • UX design
  • sociology of testing
  • solution architecture
  • sociology of user expectations
  • emerging technologies.

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