Muriel Figueredo Franco


 Contact Information:

Universität Zürich Institut für Informatik (IFI),

BIN 2.E.05 Binzmühlestrasse 14 CH-8050 Zürich

Phone: +41 44 635 43 72 Fax: +41 44 635 68 09



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Muriel Figueredo Franco


Short Bio:

I am a Researcher at the University of Zürich UZH, Switzerland, within the Communi­cation Systems Group CSG of the Department of Informatics IfI, where I concluded my PhD (Summa Cum Laude) with the thesis entitled "CyberTEA: a Technical and Economic Approach for Cybersecurity Planning and Investment", presented at November 2022.

Since September 2018, I have been participating and driving work on Cybersecurity Economics within a team of multidisciplinary researchers. From the research side, I have been involved in more than 50 scientific papers and co-authored two patents. Also, I actively review scientific work and participate as technical program committee member for international conferences and magazines, especially in Computer Networks and Network Management. At UZH, I am also a Teaching Assistant for the “Mobile Com­mu­nication Systems” and "Protocols for Multimedia Communications" classes.

I hold Ph.D. in Computer Science (2023) from the University of Zurich, M.Sc. (2017) in Computer Science from the Federal Uni­ver­sity of the Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil, and obtained a B.Sc. (2014) in Computer Science from the Federal University of Pelotas (UFPEL), Brazil. Additionally, I hold an MBA (2021) in Project Management from the University of São Paulo (USP).

My current research interests include Network Management, Cybersecurity, Information Visualization, Blockchain, and Economics. However, I am passionate about any innovative and disruptive project where technology plays an important role.

Additional Information:

A complete list of my publications is maintained in my personal website. Also, the list of my publications are available at the repositories maintained by ScholarResearchGate, and DBLT. Furthermore, my last activities as Reviewer can be verified at Publons.


Lecture Activities:

Open Thesis:

Please check here to see list of open thesisIf you are interested to work on a project in the list mentioned above or any other project related to my research area feel free to contact me.