Faculty profile

Michael Franz

Chancellor's Professor, Director: Secure Systems and Languages Laboratory

DEGREE:

Dr. sc. techn. 1994, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

RESEARCH AREAS:

Programming Languages and Systems
Security and Privacy
Software Engineering

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Franz leads the Secure Systems and Languages Laboratory at UC Irvine, one of the top research teams on dynamic compilation, virtual machines and language-based computer security. In collaboration with the Mozilla foundation, he transitioned the JavaScript compilation technology invented in his lab into the Firefox browser, where it is used every day by hundreds of millions of people.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

E-mail: franz(at)uci(period)edu
Office: ICS 444
Phone: (949) 824-0016
Fax: (949) 824-4056
Website: www.ics.uci.edu/~franz/