Talk title: (1) Testing Software Apps and Software Testing Theory
(2) The Tenets of Trust in Internet of Things (IoT)
Time: 2014/3/4 10:10-12:00
Place: Room 115, Engineering Building 3 (National Chiao Tung University) (工程三館115教室)
Speaker: Dr. Jeffrey Voas (IEEE Reliability Society President , 2003-2005, 2009-2010 , IEEE Director, 2011-2012)
Jeffrey Voas is 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. He has served as the IEEE Reliability Society President (2003-2005, 2009-2010), and served as an IEEE Director (2011-2012). Voas co-authored two John Wiley books (Software Assessment: Reliability, Safety, and Testability  and Software Fault Injection: Inoculating Software Against Errors, is on the editorial board of IEEE Computer Magazine, and is on the Editorial Advisory Board of IEEE Spectrum Magazine. Voas received his undergraduate degree in computer engineering from Tulane University (1985), and received his M.S. and Ph.D. in computer science from the College of William and Mary (1986, 1990 respectively). Voas is a Fellow of the IEEE, Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), and Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Voas’s current research interests include vetting mobile app software, how apps depend on clouds, software certification ethics, and Internet of Things (IOT). Voas is an Adjunct Chair Professor of Computer Science at the National Chiao Tung University in Hsinchu, Taiwan. Voas received the Gold Medal from the US Department of Commerce in 2014 for his work on smartphones in warfare.