Victoria Yan Pillitteri
Victoria Yan Pillitteri
Smart Grid and ICS Security Engineer, National Institute of Standards and Technology
MD

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Biography

Ms. Pillitteri (formerly Yan) is an information security engineer specializing in Smart Grid and industrial control system security at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).

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Education
M.S. Computer Science (expected May 2013) George Washington University B.S. Electrical Engineering University of Maryland College Park
Volunteer Opportunities
  • I am willing to be contacted by educators for possible speaking engagements in schools or in after school programs or summer camps.
  • I am willing to serve as science fair judge or other temporary volunteer at a local school.
  • I am willing to be interviewed by interested students via email.
  • I am willing to answer written interview questions to be posted on the EngineerGirl website.
  • I am willing to conduct a video interview with an interested student for posting on the website.
Latest Questions
  • Jazz, Philippines asked Victoria Yan Pillitteri, National Institute of Standards and Technology

    Added Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 4:29 AM

    Hi, I'm a fresh High school graduate. I'm planning to take Software Engineering. What other specific fields does my course stretch to? Also, I am having second thoughts of whether I'd survive my course because I rather have a weakness in Math. I have a natural inclination to the arts and music and I'm also very fond of dissecting our computer *software wise*. I really want to pursue a career in Engineering but I still have doubts. Any advice?
    Related to Math & Science, Self Doubt, Software
    Answers 1
    Victoria Yan Pillitteri, National Institute of Standards and Technology
    Answered Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 4:29 AM
    Hi Jazz! First, congratulations on graduating high school! It's great that you are considering continuing your education in a technical field where women are underrepresented! Earning an undergraduate degree in software engineering (or computer ...Read More
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