Patrick Traynor, the John H. and Mary Lou Dasburg Preeminent Chair in Engineering and associate professor at the Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering, has been named a Fellow by the Center for Financial Inclusion (CFI) at Accion. Traynor came to the University of Florida Department of Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) in 2014 as an associate professor.
Featured on CSPAN, Forbes and The Wall Street Journal, Traynor’s research focuses on the security of mobile systems concentrating on telecommunications infrastructure and mobile devices. Traynor is the co-director of the Florida Institute for Cybersecurity Research (FICS) at UF, which focuses on the advancement of cybersecurity for collaboration in industry and government.
The purpose of the CFI Fellows Program is to encourage independent researchers and analysts to examine some of the most important challenges in financial inclusion.