Author: Dr. Mohamed Lazzouni

Dr. Mohamed Lazzouni has been Aware’s Chief Technology Officer since November 2019, and currently serves as a board member of Epochal Technologies, Inc., a provider of demographic data solutions. Prior to joining Aware, Dr. Lazzouni served as President and CEO of Epochal Technologies, Inc. from August 2018 to November 2019; President of the Anti-Counterfeiting Business and Chief Operating Officer at Authentix, Inc., a provider of authentication solutions, from 2013 to 2018; Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of MorphoTrust USA, LLC, a provider of identity assurance solutions, from 2006 to 2013; and as Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Viisage Technology, Inc., a provider of identity verification technology, from 2001 to 2006. Dr. Lazzouni received his Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Oxford, his Master’s degree in Physics from the University of London, and his Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Badji Mokhtar University, Annaba (UBMA).

The development of COVID-19 vaccines has been a significant milestone in providing relief and protecting people against the worldwide pandemic, with more than 335 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine administered around the world so far, according to the World Health Organization. To provide good personal record keeping and overall status and process management of vaccinated people, vaccination information has been kept on paper cards. Given the nature of hand-written paper card they are subject to many deficiencies and vulnerabilities. The cards do not have any provisions to bind them securely to the carrier of the card. They cannot be…

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