Sajal Bhatia, Ph.D.
, Computer Science and Engineering
Dr. Sajal Bhatia is an Assistant Professor (Cybersecurity) and Director of MS Cybersecurity program within the School of Computer Science and Engineering at Sacred Heart University. His primary research interest revolves around Network Security, in particular areas such as Denial-of-Service (DoS) attacks, synthetic traffic generation, critical infrastructure security, and intrusion detection. More recently he has been interested in exploring industrial control system security, cyber-physical system security, and cybersecurity education. Dr. Bhatia’s teaching interests includes network security, intrusion detection, capstone and senior projects, network penetration testing, and computer networks.
Prior to joining Sacred Heart in 2017, Dr. Bhatia worked as Postdoctoral Faculty and Visiting Assistant Professor at Fordham University and as Postdoctoral Research Scholar at Vanderbilt University where he was exploring the area of secure and resilient cyber-physical systems.
Degrees and Certifications
- Ph.D., Queensland University of Technology, Australia, 2013
- B.Tech., LNM Institute of Information Technology, India, 2008