Michel Cukier

3419 A.V. Williams Building
(301) 314-2804
Ph.D., National Polytechnic Institute of Toulouse (Computer Science)
Special Awards/Honors: 
National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award
Best Paper Award, Pacific Rim International Symposium on Dependable Computing
IEEE member
SANS Difference Makers Award
University of Maryland Corporate Connector of the Year Award
Distinguished Papers Session, European Dependable Computing Conference

Michel Cukier is a professor of reliability engineering with a joint appointment in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Since 2017, he has served as the director for the Advanced Cybersecurity Experience for Students (ACES) undergraduate Honors College program and is the associate director for education in the Maryland Cybersecurity Center. He is also a member of the Center for Risk and Reliability.

His research covers dependability and security issues. Cukier's other research interests include fault tolerance, intrusion tolerance, and dependability and security evaluation. He has published over 90 papers in journals and refereed conference proceedings in those areas.

On the invitation of the Maryland Attorney General, Cukier is serving as a member of the Maryland Cybersecurity Council.

He received a degree in physics engineering from the Free University of Brussels, Belgium, in 1991, and a doctorate in computer science from the National Polytechnic Institute of Toulouse, France, in 1996.

From 1996 to 2001, Cukier was a researcher in the Perform research group in the Coordinated Science Laboratory at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He joined the University of Maryland in 2001 as an assistant professor.

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