M.S. & Ph. D. degrees with distinction •Fulbright Scholar: 1964-1971 •Elected Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology (elected in 1995) •Two times recipient of Environmental Protection Agency’s Star Award •ASM Foundation for Microbiology Lecturer: 1991-1993 •Board Member, Northern Branch of the Society for Industrial Microbiology: 1990-1991 •Review Committee of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) 1992 – • Participant: Department of Energy plan development for Natural and Accelerated Bioremediation Research Program (NABIR), 1998. • Member (2 years each): Stanford: Recombinant DNA Panel; Biosafety Committee; Human Subjects Panel (IRB) (1984 – 2007) •Elected to the Steering Committee of Stanford Medical School Senate, 2008 – •Chair, Medical School Senate Task Force for Postdoctoral Affairs, 2010
A. C. Matin is a Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Stanford University in Stanford, California. He has made pioneering contributions to microbiology in a number of areas; these include his notable research into the ways in which bacteria like Escherichia coli adapt and survive periods of nutrient starvation. His studies have been important in combating infections and the remediation of wastes.