Rutgers University, USA
Dr. Jaideep Vaidya is a Distinguished Professor in the MSIS Department at Rutgers University. He received the B.E. degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Mumbai, the M.S. and Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Purdue University. His general area of research is in data mining, data management, security, and privacy. He has published over 200 technical papers in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings, and has received several best paper awards from the premier conferences in data mining, databases, digital government, security, and informatics. He has received several honors and awards including the NSF Career Award, the Rutgers Board of Trustees Research Fellowship for Scholarly Excellence, the Rutgers Board of Trustees Award for Excellence in Research, and the first prize in the US-UK Privacy Enhancing Technologies Challenge. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and AAAS and is an ACM Distinguished Scientist.