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Dr. Raymond J. Hsieh


  • B.A.: Forensic Science, Central Police University-Taiwan
  • M.S.: Information Technology, Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Ph.D.: Informatics: Information Communication Technology & Computer Mediated Communication, State University of New York at Buffalo


Dr. Hsieh earned his Ph.D. from State University of New York at Buffalo. His graduated study was in Information Technology from Rochester Institute of Technology, New York. Dr. Hsieh's research interests are Big Data Analysis, Cyber Security and Privacy, Cognitive Analysis and Comparison by Multidimensional Scaling, and Perceptual Mapping, Computer Forensics, Digital Image Authentication System, and Forensic Video Analysis.

Dr. Hsieh has published two books and one chapter book. One is for “Cognitive Mapping & Comparison- an Example of online legal Polices “by VDM Publishing, Beau-Bassin Mauritius, Germany (ISBN: 978-3-639-13448-3), and the second is for “Intelligence and Security Informatics “by Springer Berlin Heidelberg, Germany (ISBN-10: 3-540-69136-7). His book chapter of Forensic Technology by Hampton Press, USA (ISBN: 978-1-61289-080-7)

Dr. Hsieh was certified as Computer Forensic Examiner. He also holds numerous professional forensic certifications, including: Computer Forensic, Forensics Video Analysis, Multimedia; Blood Patterns analysis, Forensic Audio and Video Signal Processing & analysis and Criminal Investigation. 

Dr. Hsieh’s teaching philosophy is student-oriented. As a result of his teaching effectiveness, he was nominated for the Cal U Presidential Gala Faculty Award in the Teaching category and FPDC Teaching Award many times.

In addition to Cal U and SUNY, Buffalo, Dr. Hsieh's employment history isn't strictly academic; it also highlights a 13+ year career with the Criminal Investigation Bureau in Taiwan. With the Bureau, he served as a forensic expert and police officer, attaining the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.  As an Intern, he worked in the National Forensic Laboratory in Chicago, Dr. Henry Lee Forensics Institute.

Dr. Hsieh provides consultations and instruction on data analysis, cyber security, computer forensics & forensic video analysis in organizations to the police departments locally and internationally such as Washington County, Pa., Attorney Office, City of Pittsburgh Police Department, Taiwan Directorate-General of Personnel Administration, Executive Yuan, Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) and Kaohsiung Metropolitan Police Department.

Dr. Hsieh not only presented in numerous professional conferences and also continuously involved the international criminal justice/computing security community. He has been invited as a chair of Workshop of IEEE international annual Conference on ISI (Intelligence and Security Informatics) and co-chair conference in several country such as USA, China & Taiwan as well as a technical program committee member of the International Conference on Intelligent Information Hiding and Multimedia Signal Processing, International Conference on Forensic Applications and Techniques in Telecommunications, Information and Pacific Asia Workshop on Intelligence and Security Informatics (hosted in such countries as Japan, Germany, Thailand, Greece, and Korea).

Dr. Hsieh was invited as Computing and Information Technology External Examiner and Grand Awards Judge for Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (IntelISEF) (for category of Computer Science/Computational Science, Computer Graphics) and several scientific event judges.

Dr. Hsieh has been selected as an Editorial Reviewer for 11 International peers reviewed journals. They are: Future Internet (  ), The Journal of Information Science (, Austin Forensic Science and Criminology ( ), The International Journal of Digital Crime and Forensics (IJDCF) ( ), The Journal of Network and Computer Application (JNCA) ( ), The Journal of Communication and Computer (Print ISBN:1548-7709 ), The Journal of Decision Support Systems, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (J-SAC) Special Issue on Advances in Digital Forensics for Communications and Networking, The Journal of Advances in Multimedia ( ) by Engineering Index, Online Journal of Africa Affairs (Criminal Justice Profession), &International Journal of Distributed Sensor Networks" (IJDSN, ).

Academic Department(s)

  • Department of Criminal Justice

Academic Program(s)

  • B.S. Criminal Justice
  • M.A. Social Science in Applied Criminology

Contact Information



Azorsky Hall 119