Dr. Victor Piotrowski is a Lead Program Director at the National Science Foundation (NSF), an independent U.S. Federal Agency reporting directly to the Executive Office of the President. Dr. Piotrowski oversees the $55 million CyberCorps® SFS program that seeks to increase the number of qualified students entering the field of cybersecurity and to increase the capacity of the United States education enterprise to produce professionals in this field. He is also a Program Officer in the NSF-wide program Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace (SaTC), the largest U.S. unclassified research program in cybersecurity. In 2017, he worked as a U.S. Embassy Science Fellow in Cybersecurity in Latvia with activities in Baltic and Nordic countries.
Before coming to NSF, Dr. Piotrowski served as a Professor and Chair of the Computer Science Department at the University of Wisconsin. He is a graduate of the Federal Executive Institute and the Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education Cybersecurity Policy and Technology program. He is also a recipient of the 2015 Founder’s Award by the Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education (CISSE).