Sushil Jajodia, Ph.D.

Sushil JajodiaBDM International Professor, Founding Director of Center for Secure Information Systems; Volgenau School of Engineering at The George Mason University

Sushil Jajodia is a BDM International Professor, and the founding director of Center for Secure Information Systems in the Volgenau School of Engineering at the George Mason University. He is also the founding site director of the recently approved NSF I/UCRC Center for Configuration Analytics and Automation at Mason. He served as the chair of the Department of Information and Software Engineering during 1998-2002. He joined Mason after serving as the director of the Database and Expert Systems Program within the Division of Information, Robotics, and Intelligent Systems at the National Science Foundation. Before that he was the head of the Database and Distributed Systems Section in the Computer Science and Systems Branch at the Naval Research Laboratory, Washington and Associate Professor of Computer Science and Director of Graduate Studies at the University of Missouri, Columbia. He has also been a visiting professor at the University of Milan, Italy; Sapienza University of Rome, Italy; Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cambridge University, England; King's College, London, England; Paris Dauphine University, France; and Imperial College, London, England.

Dr. Jajodia received his PhD from the University of Oregon, Eugene. His research interests include security, privacy, databases, and distributed systems. He has authored or coauthored seven books, edited 44 books and conference proceedings, and published more than 450 technical papers in the refereed journals and conference proceedings. Four of his books have been translated in Chinese. He is also a holder of nineteen patents. His current research sponsors are the Army Research Office (ARO), Office of Naval Research (ONR), National Security Agency (NSA), National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Northrop Grumman Corporation, and The MITRE Corporation.