Sven Dietrich is an associate professor in the Mathematics and Computer Science Department at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice and on the doctoral faculty in the Computer Science Department at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City. Prior to joining CUNY, Dietrich was Computer Science faculty at Stevens Institute of Technology, a senior member of the technical staff at the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute and CERT, on the CMU CyLab/Information Networking Institute faculty, a member of the Center for Usable Security and Privacy (CUPS), and a senior security architect at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.
His research area is cybersecurity, including network and computer security, privacy, botnets, and DDoS. He has co-written a textbook on DDoS attacks and defenses and provided leadership and guidance to academic cybersecurity conferences, workshops, and seminars inside and outside the CS. Within CS, he is a member of the IEEE Cybersecurity Initiative Steering Committee, the Conference Activities Committee, and a former member of the Emerging Products and Services Committee. He previously chaired the Technical Activities Committee and the Technical Committee on Security & Privacy (TCSP). He is Associate Editor for the IEEE CS Cipher Newsletter, bringing conference news and book reviews to the TCSP community over the years. He served on a conferences Ad Hoc Committee to co-develop a new conference surplus model. He is the recipient of the TCSP Outstanding Community Service Award. Overall, he has 20 years’ experience of IEEE CS conference attendance and close to 15 years’ experience volunteering for the community. He has a Doctor of Arts in mathematics, an MS in mathematics, and a BS in computer science and mathematics from Adelphi University. Dietrich is a Senior Member of IEEE, and a member of ACM and the New York Academy of Sciences.