Sushil Jajodia

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University Professor, Director at the Center for Secure Information Systems Information Sciences and Technology

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Sushil Jajodia is University Professor, BDM International Professor, and the founding director of Center for Secure Information Systems in the College of Engineering and Computing. 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.


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.

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Security, Privacy, Databases, Distributed Systems


  • PhD, University of Oregon, Eugene