Sanjay Goel is a Professor in the Information Technology Management Department (School of Business) at the University at Albany, SUNY. He is also the Director of Research at the New York State Center for Information Forensics and Assurance at the University. Before joining the university, he worked at the General Electric Global Research Center. Dr. Goel received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering in 1999 from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
His current research interests include security & privacy that focus on information security along with privacy behavior; innovative education and pedagogy; and also security models i.e. biological models, risk models, and security policies. He also conducts research on forensics and cybercrime as well as on critical infrastructure, the first explores three fields: copyright and media piracy; botnets; and networks forensics. The second focuses on smart grid, including privacy in smart grid data analytics; impact of security and terrorism on financial markets; resilient transportation; and resilient service oriented architecture. Dr. Goel research interests also include hardware Trojans and secure chip design, and cyberwarfare.
He is invited to present seminars at several conferences in information security with topics including, wireless security, hacking, botnets, etc. and has several publications in leading conferences and journals. Dr. Goel teaches several classes including, Computer Networking & Security, Information Security Risk Analysis, Security Policies, Enterprise Application Development, Database Design and Java Language Programming.