Danfeng “Daphne” Yao

Danfeng “Daphne” Yao, professor in the Department of Computer Science and affiliate faculty at the Sanghani Center for Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics at Virginia Tech, has been elevated to fellow, the highest grade of membership in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), for her contributions to enterprise data security and high-precision vulnerability screening. 

Following a rigorous evaluation procedure, fewer than 0.1 percent of voting members in the institute are selected annually for this career milestone. Read more here.