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Professor Farnam Jahanian Receives Governor's University Award for Commercialization Excellence

Professor Farnam Jahanian received a Governor’s University Award for Commercialization Excellence on Wednesday, June 15 at a reception held at the University of Michigan Museum of Art. The awards – which include a $25,000 cash prize – are designed to spur faculty and students to start businesses based on their research. Jahanian won in the category for universities with average annual research expenditures exceeding $100 million. His research was instrumental in founding Arbor Networks, a firm that makes software to protect computer networks against virus attacks and other security threats.