Jeff Voas MS, PhD Computer Scientist, National Institute of Standards & Technology
Jeffrey Voas is an author and innovator. He is currently a computer scientist at the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, MD. Before joining NIST, Voas was an entrepreneur and co-founded Cigital that is now a part of Synopsys (Nasdaq: SNPS). He has served as the IEEE Reliability Society President (2003-2005, 2009-2010, 2017), and served as an IEEE Director (2011-2012). Voas co-authored two John Wiley books Software Assessment: Reliability, Safety, and Testability, 1995 and Software Faulty Injection: Inoculating Software Against Errors, 1998. Voas received his undergraduate degree in computer engineering from Tulane University (1985), and received his M.S. and Ph.D. in computer science from William & Mary (1986, 1990 respectively). Voas is a Fellow of the IEEE, member of Eta Kappu Nu, Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), and Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).