Professor Jaideep Vaidya

Professor Vaidya recognized as international expert in health sciences informatics

The International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics is an honor society of experts who foster new ideas and encourage worldwide sharing of expertise and resources.

The International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics recently announced the election of Jaideep Vaidya, distinguished professor of Management Science and Information Systems, to its 2024 class of Academy Fellows.

The academy serves as an honor society that recognizes expertise in biomedical and health informatics internationally and is one of the highest honors in the field. Its goal is to promote the dissemination of knowledge and best practices, foster new ideas, and encourage worldwide sharing of expertise and resources.

“It is an honor and pleasure to announce the academy’s Class of 2024 Fellows,” said Dr. Kaija Saranto, president of IAHSI said in a statement. “We look forward to their contributions to the academy’s ongoing initiatives, objectives and goals.”

Vaidya is also director of the Rutgers Institute for Data Science, Learning, and Applications.  

The International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics is a component of the International Medical Informatics Association which provides informatics leadership and expertise to the multidisciplinary health-focused community and to policy makers, to enable the transformation of healthcare in accord with the world-wide vision of improving the health of the world population.

For Vaidya, being elected as an academy fellow is the latest in a series of prestigious appointments that he has received for the work he does in applying information sciences to analyzing and protecting data. He is an ACM Distinguished Scientist, an IEEE, IFIP, and AAAS Fellow and is the 2024 vice president of publications for IEEE Computer Society.

Vaidya’s area of research is in security, privacy, data mining, and data management. 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. Vaidya also led the team from Rutgers that won first place in the U.S.-U.K. Privacy Enhancing Technologies Challenge.

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