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Dr Franck Courbon 

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Computer Science

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Postdoctoral By-Fellows,

Dr Franck Courbon is the recipient of 3 Masters (MEng. St-Etienne, MPhil. Uni of Glasgow, MRes. INSA Lyon) and a PhD from the Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne. He has 10+ years work experience in hardware-enabled cybersecurity (ex-Thales DIS and ex-Isaac Newton Trust/Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellow, University of Cambridge) focusing on hardware reverse engineering, fault attacks, memory content extraction and supply chain security.

Franck has published in top computer design (DATE), failure analysis (ISTFA) and security (CARDIS, HOST, COSADE, HaSS) conferences/journals, and a 100% conferences and journals acceptance rate. Franck has been teaching, mentoring, advising, interviewing and supervising for the Department of Computer Science and Technology, Department of Engineering and Department of Physics at the University of Cambridge, UK.

Franck is currently a University of Cambridge EPSRC Impact Acceleration Account Partnership Award project lead on Physical Attacks and Supply-chain Security, a By-Fellow at Churchill College, a Department of Computer Science and Technology Research Associate and CEO and Founder of Ethicronics Limited. He is also the initiator of #Electhical, an industry forum on technology and policy for electronics low TOTAL footprint and hardware-enabled cybersecurity.

Cambridge Computer Laboratory