George Mason University
George Mason University Mason
George Mason University

Sushil Jajodia

University Professor, Information Sciences and Technology
BDM International Professor, Information Sciences and Technology

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  • 703-993-1653 (office)
  • Research Hall, 417
    4400 University Drive, MS 5B5
    Fairfax, VA 22030

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Sushil Jajodia is University Professor, BDM International Professor, and the founding director of Center for Secure Information Systems in the Volgenau School of Engineering. He is also the founding site director of the NSF IUCRC Center for Configuration Analytics and Automation at Mason. His research interests include security, privacy, databases, and distributed systems. His current research sponsors are the U.S. Army Research Office (ARO), the U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR), The U.S. National Security Administration (NSA), The National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Northrop Grumman, and The MITRE Corporation. He was recognized for the most accepted papers at the 30th anniversary of the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy. His h-index is 86 and Erdös number is 2; both indicate of broad citation in scholarly publishing. He is the founding consulting editor of the Springer International Series on Advances in Information Security and SpringerBriefs in Computer Science. He has served in different capacities for various journals and conferences. Sushil Jajodia has supervised 27 doctoral dissertations.


PhD, , University of Oregon, Eugene

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Faculty Rank: Professor


2014 - 2018 : IUCRC: Collaborative Research: IUCRC: Program Center for Configuration Analytics and Automation. Funded by National Science Foundation.

2014 - 2017 : ASSERT: Automated Security System Event ResponseTechniques. Funded by Office of Naval Research.

2013 - 2016 : Adversarial and Uncertain Reasoning for Adaptive Cyber Defense: Building the Scientific Foundations. Funded by Army Research Office.

Research Interests

Security, Privacy, Databases, Distributed Systems