Orna Grumberg

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Orna Grumberg (Hebrew : ארנה גרימברג; born May 14, 1952) is an Israeli computer scientist and academic, the Leumi Chair of Science at the Technion. [1]

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In 2013 Prof. Grumberg was elected to the Academia Europaea. [4] In 2015 she was named a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery "for contributions to research in automated formal verification of hardware and software systems." [5]

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