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Michael Franklin
Michael Franklin joined U. Chicago in summer 2016 to help implement a major expansion of the Computer Science Department and to initiate a cross-campus effort in Data Science. He is also an Adjunct faculty member at UC Berkeley, where he was the Thomas M. Siebel Professor of Computer Science and former Chair of the Computer Science Division. Prof. Franklin is currently serving as PI of the Algorithms, Machines, and People Laboratory (AMPLab) expedition. 
He is an ACM Fellow, a two-time winner of the ACM SIGMOD "Test of Time" award, has several recent "Best Paper" awards and two CACM Research Highlights selections, and is a recipient of the Outstanding Advisor Award from the Computer Science Graduate Student Association at Berkeley.

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