Lok Yan
Dr. Lok Yan
SASE Emerging Leader of the Year

Senior Computer Engineer, DR-III, Air Force Research Laboratory

Lok received his B.S. in Computer Engineering and M.S. in Electrical Engineering with a concentration in Information Assurance from Polytechnic University in 2004. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Information Science and Engineering from Syracuse University in 2013. Lok has been employed as a Computer Engineer at the United States Air Force Research Laboratory, Information Directorate in Rome, NY, since graduating with his Master's. There, he leads research in vulnerability analysis and virtualization and has served in the roles of researcher, program manager, and principal investigator. In addition to AFRL, Lok is also an Adjunct Faculty at New York University where he teaches Computer Security.