Dr. Vandana Janeja

Associate Professor


Information Systems Department,

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC),

ITE 429, 1000 Hilltop Circle

Baltimore, MD, 21250, USA


Phone:+1 (410) 455-6238

Fax: +1 (410) 455-1073

                                         Email: vjaneja ‘at’ umbc ‘dot’ edu

























 Professional Activities








Short Biography

Vandana Janeja is an Associate Professor at the Information Systems department at UMBC. She has taught various courses including Advanced data analytics for cybersecurity, Data Mining. Her research is in the area of Big Data Analytics with a focus on data mining and anomaly detection in the domains of cybersecurity, Health Informatics and Traffic networks. She has published in various refereed conferences such as ACM SIGKDD, SIAM Data Mining, IEEE ICDM, National Conference on Digital Government Research, IEEE ISI and journals such as IEEE TKDE, DMKD, KAIS and IDA. She holds a Ph.D. in Information Technology from Rutgers University. She completed her MBA from Rutgers University and MS in Computer Science from New Jersey Institute of Technology.




·         Dr. Janeja presents research paper at the ACM SIGKDD 2014 Workshop, ODD2 Outlier Detection & Description under Data Diversity at New York on August 24, 2014. 

The paper presented work with Dr. Yanan Sun on “STOUT: Spatio-Temporal Outlier detection Using Tensors”

·         Dr. Janeja Attends the NSF/DIMACS Workshop for Aspiring PIs in Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace at San Diego on June 17, 2014

·         Faisal Quader at the poster session at the Third ASE International Conference on Cyber Security at Stanford, California, May 30th 2014, Presenting our work on “Computational models to capture Human Behavior in Cybersecurity Attacks”


·         Congratulations Dr. Sun (Health Integrity) and Dr. Shi (Facebook) on their successful PhD dissertation defense (April 2014)

·         Celebrating with Yanan and Lei on their successful defense (Picture on 4/25/14, From left: Faisal, Yanan, Me, Lei, Ahmed (Advisor: Dr. Karabatis),

Josephine, Mohammad and Ali). All work and some fun :->




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