Newell, Co-Authors Named Finalists for iConference 2019 Best Paper Award

Bryce Newell, assistant professor of information communication technology at the University of Kentucky, along with researchers from the University of Washington, are among finalists for best research paper at iConference 2019. 

The paper, titled “Documenting the Undocumented: Privacy and Security Guidelines for Humanitarian Work with Irregular Migrants,” is a finalist for the Lee Dirks Award, which recognizes the most exceptional completed paper presented at the conference each year. 

Newell, along with lead author, Sara Vannini and co-author, Ricardo Gomez, will present their work at the conference. The winner will be announced at the conference’s opening plenary on Monday, April 1 in Washington, D.C. In addition to the recognition, the award includes a $5,000 prize.