Sushil Jajodia

University Professor, BDM International Professor, and Director

Center for Secure Information Systems, College of Engineering and Computing
George Mason University

Research Hall, Suite 417
10401 York River Road
Fairfax, VA 22030-4422, USA
Phone: +1 703 993 1653
E-mail: jajodia [at] gmu dot edu

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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 at the George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia.   He is also the director of the NSF IUCRC Center for Cybersecurity Analytics and Automation (CCAA).   Before coming to Mason, he held permanent positions at the National Science Foundation; Naval Research Laboratory, Washington; and University of Missouri, Columbia.   Dr. Jajodia received his BS and MS from the Southern Illinois University, Carbondale and PhD from the University of Oregon, Eugene, all in Mathematics.


Dr. Jajodia has made research contributions to diverse aspects of security and privacy, including access control, multilevel secure databases, vulnerability analysis, adaptive cyber defense, cloud security, and steganography, as well as replicated and temporal databases and algebraic topology.   He has authored or coauthored seven books, edited 53 books and conference proceedings, and published more than 500 technical papers in the refereed journals and conference proceedings.   Five of his books have been translated in Chinese.   He is also a holder of 28 patents, 17 of which have been licensed by successful startups.

Honors and Awards

He was recognized for the most accepted papers at the 30th anniversary of the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy.   2023    Edition of Top Computer Science Scientists by ranks him at 115th in the world and 71st in the US.   His Erdos number is 2.   According to the Google Scholar, his work has been cited over 50,000 times and his h-index is 114.

PhD Graduates

Dr. Jajodia has supervised 27 doctoral dissertations. Thirteen of these graduates hold academic positions while rest are in successful industrial positions.  Twelve students hold tenured positions at U.S. universities; four are NSF CAREER awardees, one is DoE Young Investigator awardee, and one is a Fulbright Scholar.   One additional student is tenured at a Canadian university.

Selected Professional Activities

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