Dr. Vandana Janeja is an Associate Professor in the Information Systems department. She received her Ph.D. and M.B.A in Information Technology from Rutgers Business School, Rutgers University in 2007, M.S in Computer Science from the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) in 2001 and M.S. in Computer Management from Devi Ahilya Vishwa Vidhyalaya, India in 1999. Prior to joining UMBC, she worked as a Research Associate at the Center for Information Management, Integration and Connectivity (CIMIC), Rutgers University. Her area of research is Data Mining with a focus on anomaly detection in traditional and spatial data. 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 and IDA. She has served in the program committees of various international conferences, and has also been a reviewer for the leading academic journals and conferences in her field.