Pradeep K. Atrey

Pradeep K. Atrey

Associate Professor
College of Nanotechnology, Science, and Engineering
Department of Computer Science

PhD (Computer Science) School of Computing, National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore (February 2007) (Ranked among top 6 schools in the world in computer science as per the QS World University Rankings 2023)

MS (Software Systems) Birla Institute of Technology and Sciences, Pilani, India (1999)

BTech (Computer Science and Engineering) Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, Kanpur, India (1991)

Pradeep K. Atrey

Dr. Pradeep Atrey is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science, where he serves as Director of Undergraduate Studies. He is also co-director of the Albany Lab for Privacy and Security (ALPS).


Research Interests

Security and privacy with a focus on secure-domain cloud-based large-scale multimedia analytics (i.e., encrypted domain processing, cleaning, editing, searching and deduplication of multimedia data), media-rich disinformation detection, forensics, and mitigation, applied cryptography, and social media analysis.

Security and Privacy Issues in:

  • Large-scale Multimedia Surveillance - Multimedia surveillance: suspicious event detection for public safety, privacy protection in video surveillance systems
  • Social Media and Networks - Privacy-aware cloud-based social networking, cyber bullying detection and personality prediction using social media data
  • Cloud-based Computing - Encrypted domain multimedia data processing over cloud: in surveillance, social media and health applications 

Multimedia Security and Forensics - Digital evidence authentication, Protection of multimedia data (text documents, image and video) using secret sharing

Multimedia Data Mining - Multimedia data on web: concept detection in videos


Personal Page

Detailed research, publications, academic accomplishments, and media coverage can be found on Dr. Atrey's personal page.