CSEE Alumna Jeehye Yun (BS CS, 1997) has been selected by the UMBC Alumni Association as the 2013 Outstanding Alumnus from Engineering and Information Technology. The 2013 awards will be presented on Thursday, October 10 at an awards ceremony in the Albin O. Kuhn Library on the UMBC campus.

Jeehye Yun is the founder and CEO of Secured Sciences Group (SSG) where she is responsible for the strategy and operations. SSG is located in UMBC’s Research and Technology Park and specializes in compliance streamlining with service focus areas in Independent Verification and Validation, Cybersecurity and software engineering. Ms. Yun took the company from a single commercial service contract to four million per year in revenue from 2004 to 2009.

Before founding the company, she served as Director of Computing Facilities at the University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS) where she managed the teams supporting infrastructure of research labs, including the Institute’s Global Land Cover Facility, High Performance Computing Lab, Clustered Computing resources, Visualization and experimental networking labs. Ms. Yun also managed staff supporting UMIACS technical and business computing.

CSEE faculty and staff will also remember Jeehye from her work with DoIT, where she worked as a systems programmer and administrator as an undergraduate. She also developed and taught a course on Information Security for the department as a part-time instructor after finishing her undergraduate degree.