Emily Brown

EmilyEmily Brown is a Cyber Systems Engineer at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in the Cyber Warfare Systems group. Her technical experience focuses on software design, automated testing, and cyber security, with research interests in machine learning, data science, and system vulnerability research. Emily is also a project manager and section supervisor for her group. At the laboratory, Emily volunteers as the president of APL’s Asian American Heritage Club and a member of APL’s Employee Resource Group. Emily graduated in 2014 from the Center for Women in Technology (CWIT) Scholars program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Computer Science. She is also a recipient of the Maryland Space Grant Scholarship and the Armed Forces Communications & Electronics Association (AFCEA) Cyber Studies Scholarship. Emily has presented three times at Society of Women Engineers conferences, on the following topics: “Getting the Innovative Spark for Your Organization”, “Planting the Seed: Tips and Tricks for Sustainable STEM Outreach” and “From Passive Supporter to Active Advocate”. As a believer in the value of teaching computational thinking to all students, Emily also serves as the Vice President of the Board of Directors for the non-profit organization “HowGirlsCode” which encourages elementary-aged girls to see a place for themselves in computer science and see a place for computer science in their worlds.