Janne Lindqvist

Assistant Professor


Phone:(732) 932-6857 ext 633 (WTC); (848) 445-0610 (CoRE)
Office:WTC 114 / CoRE 521
Website: http://www.winlab.rutgers.edu/~janne

Dr. Janne Lindqvist received his Master of Science (Technology) degree in 2005, and Doctor of Science (Technology) degree in 2009, both in Computer Science and Engineering from Helsinki University of Technology, Finland. From Fall 2009 until Fall 2011, Janne was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow with the Human-Computer Interaction Institute, which is part of the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University. Before joining academia, Janne was a co-founder of a wireless networks company called Radionet, which operated in 24 countries before being sold to Florida-based Airspan Networks Inc. in November 2005.

Dr. Lindqvist is a part of WINLAB.


Ph.D. Helsinki University of Technology, Finland
M.S. Helsinki University of Technology, Finland

Research Interests

  • Systems Security and Privacy
  • Mobile systems
  • Social computing
  • Context-aware communication
  • Human factors in computing systems

Selected Publications

  1. Alexander De Luca, Janne Lindqvist:
    Is Secure and Usable Smartphone Authentication Asking Too Much? IEEE Computer 48(5): 64-68 (2015)
  2. Gradeigh D. Clark, Janne Lindqvist:
    Engineering Gesture-Based Authentication Systems. IEEE Pervasive Computing 14(1): 18-25 (2015)
  3. Denzil Ferreira, Vassilis Kostakos, Alastair R. Beresford, Janne Lindqvist, Anind K. Dey:
    Securacy: an empirical investigation of Android applications' network usage, privacy and security. WISEC 2015: 11
  4. Xianyi Gao, Gradeigh D. Clark, Janne Lindqvist:
    Of Two Minds, Multiple Addresses, and One History: Characterizing Opinions, Knowledge, and Perceptions of Bitcoin Across Groups. CoRR abs/1503.02377 (2015)
  5. Tam Vu, Akash Baid, Simon Gao, Marco Gruteser, Richard E. Howard, Janne Lindqvist, Predrag Spasojevic, Jeffrey Walling:
    Capacitive Touch Communication: A Technique to Input Data through Devices' Touch Screen. IEEE Trans. Mob. Comput. 13(1): 4-19 (2014)