Judy Franz

Distinguished alumna Judy Franz is the current executive chair of the American Physical Society. She has also served on advisory boards for the National Science Foundation and the National Research Council.

Franz received her Ph.D. in physics from the Illinois in 1965. She has had a fruitful career as a research and educator while also devoting time to public service in the physics community.

Read more about her extensive work here.

Article & photo: Illinois College of Engineering

Vignette: Taylor Tucker, May 2018

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