Dr. Vijay Atluri received her B.Tech. in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada, India, M.Tech. in Electronics and Communications Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, and Ph. D. in Information Technology from George Mason University, USA. She is currently a Professor of Computer Information Systems in the MSIS Department, and research director for the Center for Information Management, Integration and Connectivity (CIMIC) at Rutgers University.
Dr. Atluri's research interests include Information Security, Privacy, Databases, Workflow Management, Spatial Databases and Distributed Systems. She has published extensively in such journals and conferences as the ACM Transactions on Information Systems Security, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing, The VLDB Journal, ACM Conference on Computer and Communication Security, IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, IEEE Conference on Data Engineering. She is the co-author of the book, Multilevel Secure Transaction Processing, Kluwer Academic Publishers (1999). She served as a member of the Steering Committee for the ACM Special Interest Group on Security Audit and Control (SIGSAC). She currently serves as the Vice-chair for SIGSAC and Chair of the IFIP WG11.3 Working Group on Data and Application Security. 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 Journal of Computer Security, Computers & 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. In 1996, she was the recipient of the National Science Foundation CAREER Award. In 1999, she received the Rutgers University Research Award for untenured faculty for outstanding research contributions. Dr. Atluri is a senior member of the IEEE Computer Society and member of the ACM.