Rajendra Raj

Rajendra K. Raj, Ph.D., is a Professor of Computer Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). His research and teaching interests lie at the nexus of data science, cybersecurity and distributed computing. He has been an ABET Program Evaluator and Team Chair for almost two decades. Raj currently is a member of the CAC Executive Committee, served as the 2021-22 CAC Chair and is a Fellow of CSAB and ABET. Previously, as co-chair of the Joint CAC/CSAB Criteria Committee, he led the effort to revise accreditation criteria for all computing programs and develop cybersecurity program criteria. Before RIT, Raj was a vice president in information technology at Morgan Stanley & Co., where he designed, developed and managed proprietary, private-cloud global-infrastructures to support a variety of financial applications. He has a Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Washington in Seattle.