Dr. Vijay Atluri is a Professor of Computer Information Systems in the MSIS Department, Co-Director of the Masters in Information Technology and Analytics (MITA), and research director for the Center for Information Management, Integration and Connectivity (CIMIC) at Rutgers University.
Her research interests include Information Security, Privacy, Databases, Workflow Management, Spatial Databases and Distributed Systems. She has published over 200 technical papers in such journals and conferences as the IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, ACM Transactions on Information Systems Security, The VLDB Journal, Distributed and Parallel Databases: An International Journal, IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, IEEE Conference on Data Engineering and ACM Conference on Information Systems Security, The VLDB Journal, Distributed and Parallel Databases: An International Journal, IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, IEEE Conference on Data Engineering and ACM Conference on Computer and Communication Security. She served as a member of the Steering Committee for the ACM Special Interest Group on Security Audit
(SIGSAC). She served as the Vice-chair for SIGSAC from 2009-2013 and Chair of the IFIP WG11.3 Working Group on Data and Application Security from 2008-2013. She served as the general chair for the 2004 and 2005 ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), co-general chair for the 2005 International Conference on Web Information Systems Engineering, member of the steering committee of the ACM Symposium on Access Control Models and Architectures (SACMAT), program chair for the 2003 CCS, 2008 IFIP WG11.3 Working Conference on Data and Application Security, and on the program committees of a number of conferences in the security and database areas. Currently she is on the editorial board of ACM Computing Surveys, IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, Journal of Computer Security, International Journal on Digital Libraries and International Journal of Information and Computer Security. In the past, she served as the associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering. She was the recipient of the National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 1996, Rutgers University Research Award for untenured faculty for outstanding research contributions in 1999 and 2014 outstanding research award from the IFIP WG11.3data and application security and privacy.