Chancellor’s Professor Michael Franz Honored as AAAS Fellow

Chancellor's Prof. Michael Franz Congratulations to Chancellor’s Prof. Michael Franz for being named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Franz was bestowed this lifetime distinction for his “distinguished contributions to computer science, particularly to the areas of just-in-time compilation and optimization and techniques for computer security,” per the AAAS citation.

Franz is one of nine awardees from UCI this year who are being honored for their efforts to further science or its applications. The 2019 Fellows will receive an official certificate and a rosette pin in gold and blue, colors symbolizing science and engineering, at the annual meeting of the AAAS being held on February 15, 2020 in Seattle, WA.

Prof. Franz directs UCI’s Secure Systems and Software Laboratory and is a leading authority on cybersecurity. He is also a fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery, a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and an inaugural fellow of the International Federation for Information Processing.

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