Education

University of Connecticut (2011-Present)

Vanderbilt University (2007-2011)

Research

Ph.D Advisor: Dr. Mohammad Maifi Khan (2011-Present)

Undergraduate Student Research Advisor: Dr. Lawrence Dowdy (2010-2011)

Co-Student Researcher: Nathan Lo

Work

National Institute of Standards and Technology - Student Trainee Computer Scientist (March 2016-Present)

Vanderbilt University Office of Investments - Intern (2010-2011)

Vanderbilt Technology Services - Help Desk Analyst (2009-2011)

MakeUseOf.com - Contributing Author (2009-2010)

Fellowships & Awards

GAANN Fellowship (2011-2016)

The GAANN program is design to support graduate students studying in emerging research fields. I am funded by the GAANN at the University of Connecticut. The GAANN requires a year of teaching assisting during my tenure as a graduate student.

Bibliography (BibTex)

  1. Fagan, Michael and Mohammad Maifi Hasan Khan. "To Follow or Not to Follow: A Study of User Motivations around Cybersecurity Advice." IEEE Internet Computing, Just Accepted, 2017.

  2. Fagan, Michael, Yusuf Albayram, Mohammad Maifi Hasan Khan, and Ross Buck. "An Investigation into Users' Considerations Towards Using Password Managers." Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences, Vol. 7:12, 2017. View on SpringerLink

  3. Fagan, Michael, Mohammad Maifi Hasan Khan. "Why Do They Do What They Do: A Study of What Motivates Users to (Not) Follow Computer Security Advice." Symposium on Usable Security and Privacy (SOUPS), 2016. View on SOUPS

  4. Fagan, Michael, Mohammad Maifi Hasan Khan, and Nhan Nguyen. "How Does this Message Make You Feel?: A Study of User Perspectives on Software Update/Warning Message Design." Human-centric Computing and Information Sciences, Vol. 5:36, 2015. View on SpringerOpen

  5. Fagan, Michael, Mohammad Maifi Hasan Khan, and Ross Buck. "A study of users' experiences and beliefs about software update messages." Computers in Human Behavior, Vol. 51 Pt. A, Oct. 2015. View on Elsevier

  6. Fagan, Michael, Mohammad Maifi Hasan Khan, and Bing Wang. "Leveraging Cloud Infrastructure for Troubleshooting Edge Computing Systems." IEEE Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS), 2012. View

  7. Buck, Ross, Mohammad Maifi Hasan Khan, Michael Fagan, and Emil Coman. "The User Affective Experience Scale (UAX): A Measure of Emotions Anticipated in Response to Pop-Up Computer Warnings." International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, Just Accepted, 2017. View on Taylor & Francis

  8. Albayram, Yusuf, Mohammad Maifi Hasan Khan, and Michael Fagan. "A Study on Designing Video Tutorials for Promoting Security Features: A Case Study in the Context of Two-Factor Authentication (2FA)." International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, Just Accepted, 2017. View on Taylor & Francis

  9. Zuba, Michael, Michael Fagan, et al. "A vulnerability study of geographic routing in Underwater Acoustic Networks." IEEE Conference on Communications and Network Security (CNS), 2013. View