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2019 Presidential Rank Award


NIST Fellow and director of the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) Donna Dodson retired from NIST and as a federal employee on May 8, 2020.

Credit: NIST


Dodson is recognized for her technical acumen, extraordinary leadership, and worldwide impact in the area of cybersecurity. She serves as both Director of the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence and Associate Director of the NIST Information Technology Laboratory for cybersecurity. Over the past 30 years, she has played a critical leadership role in a number of areas related to cybersecurity, including artificial intelligence, the “internet of things,” quantum-resistant cryptography, and privacy engineering.


Donna Dodson

Information Technology Laboratory