Bio

Muriel Franco is a Junior Researcher and Ph.D. candidate in Informatics under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Burkhard Stiller at the University of Zürich UZH, Switzerland, within the Communi­cation Systems Group CSG of the Department of Informatics IfI. Since September 2018, Muriel is working in Zürich on cybersecurity, economics, blockchains, Software-defined Networking (SDN), and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), participating and driving the work of the Concordia project's Task 4.3 (Cybersecurity Economics) within a team of networking, security, and economic researchers. Besides that, from 2017 to 2020, Muriel was part of a work team to develop and implant a federated ecosystem for offering, distributing and execution of Virtual Network Func­tions (FENDE project). At UZH, Muriel also a Teaching Assistant for the “Mobile Com­mu­nication Systems” and "Protocols for Multimedia Communications" classes. Muriel holds an M.Sc. (2017) in Computer Science from the Federal Uni­ver­sity of the Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Lisandro Granville and obtained a B.Sc. (2014) in Computer Science from the Federal University of Pelotas (UFPEL), Brazil. Member of the Brazilian Computer Society (SBC) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).