Dr. Vijay Atluri is the Dean’s Research Professor of Computer Information Systems in the MSIS Department, Co-Director of the Masters in Information Technology and Analytics (MITA), and 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, 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, IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing and Journal of Computer Security. 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, 2014 outstanding research award from the IFIP WG11.3data and application security and privacy, 2022 ESORICS Outstanding Contribution Award, and 2023 Board of Trustees Award for Excellence in Research. She is an ACM Distinguished Scientist and an IEEE Fellow.
Contemporaneous Update and Enforcement of ABAC Policies, 27th ACM Symposium on Access Control Models and Technologies, Samir Talegaon, Gunjan Batra, Vijayalakshmi Atluri, Shamik Sural, Jaideep Vaidya, 2022ACM SACMAT 2022
Incremental Maintenance of ABAC Policies, Eleventh ACM Conference on Data and Application Security and Privacy, Gunjan Batra, Vijayalakshmi Atluri, Jaideep Vaidya, Shamik Sural, 2021ACM CODASPY 2021
Awards & Distinctions
IFIP WG 11.3 Outstanding Research Award (2014)
This award is given for outstanding research contributions to the field of data and applications security and privacy that have had lasting impact in furthering or understanding the theory or development of secure and private data applications.
ESORICS Outstanding Contribution Award (2022)
The European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS) Outstanding Contribution Award recognizes, in addition to research results, contributions to the security community at large.
ACM Distinguished Scientist (2022)
The Distinguished Members Grade recognizes those ACM members with at least 15 years of professional experience and 5 years of continuous Professional Membership who have achieved significant accomplishments or have made a significant impact on the computing field.
IEEE Fellow (2023)
Named as an IEEE Fellow for contributions to security and privacy for data and workflow systems.
The Board of Trustees Award for Excellence in Research (2023)
The award honors tenured faculty members who have made distinguished research contributions to their discipline and/or society at large.
- Spring 2023: Information Security