About me

I'm Artemij and a developer freelancer researcher

My name is Artemij and I am a HCI researcher with a passion for cryptocurrencies. In the past, I've worked as a developer and security analyst. I like to solve complex problems, and have an extensive toolkit that helps me in doing so. From applied statistics to natural language processing and machine learning, I am well-versed and know how to leverage my skills. Feel free to reach out if you want to collaborate or have any questions!

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What I Do
  • Research

    I love exploring things. I have published in top venues as a first author and enjoy academic writing.

  • Software Development

    I have several years of a experience as a software developer which I acquired prior to joining academia.

  • Information Security

    I am familiar with threat modeling, risk management, and know my way around the cryptographic principles.

  • Leadership

    I have led several projects and teams (both in academia and industry) and am familiar with agile software development.

  • Playstation
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Reading
  • Programming

Work Experience

  • 09/2017 - Current

    Research Assistant,
    University of British Columbia

    Conducted mixed-methods original research in order to improve the security, privacy, and usability of blockchain-based technologies.

  • 01/2016 - 08/2017

    Scientific Assistant,
    Fraunhofer Institute for Applied and Integrated Security.

    Conducted risk assessments and security analyses for large European corporations, implemented tools and extended security frameworks.

  • 08/2015 - 12/2015

    Working Student,
    Toll Collect GmbH.

    Lead a team of four software engineers, implemented a web-based platform for database access replacing an outdated solution and outperforming it by up to 30%.

Recent Publications

  • [4] VOSKOBOJNIKOV, A., ABRAMOVA, S., BEZNOSOV, K., AND BÖHME, R. Non-Adoption of Crypto-Assets: Exploring the Role of Trust, Self-Efficacy, and Risk. In: Proceedings of the Twenty-Ninth European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS). (virtual) Marrakesh, Morocco, 2021.
    [3] VOSKOBOJNIKOV, A., WIESE, O., MEHRABI KOUSHKI, M., ROTH, V., AND BEZNOSOV, K. The U in Crypto Stands for Usable: An Empirical Study of User Experience with Mobile Cryptocurrency Wallets. In: Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2021). (Acceptance rate: 26.3%)
    [2] ABRAMOVA, S.,* VOSKOBOJNIKOV, A.,* BEZNOSOV, K., AND BÖHME, R. Bits Under the Mattress: Understanding Different Risk Perceptions and Security Behaviors of Crypto‐Asset Users. In: Proceedings of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2021). (Acceptance rate: 26.3%)
    [1] VOSKOBOJNIKOV, A., OBADA-OBIEH, B., HUANG, Y., AND BEZNOSOV, K. Surviving the Cryptojungle: Perception and Management of Risk Among North American Cryptocurrency (Non) Users. In International Conference on Financial Cryptography and Data Security (FC 2020). (Acceptance rate: 22%)
    * both authors contributed equally
Technical Skills
Programming: Java, Python, R
Research: Interviews, Surveys, Heuristic Evaluation, Applied Statistics
Tools: Git, Maven, Qualtrics, Linux
Language Skills
English, German, Russian

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