Franziska Roesner

Franziska Roesner

University of Washington

Franziska Roesner is a PhD candidate in Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington. Her research interests are broadly in computer security and privacy. Specifically, her PhD work has focused on security and privacy in the domains of third-party web tracking, permission granting in modern operating systems (such as smartphones), embedded user interfaces, and most recently, emerging augmented reality platforms. Her work on user-driven access control received the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy Best Practical Paper Award in 2012. She was also awarded a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship and a Microsoft Research PhD Fellowship, and she has done internships at Amazon, Microsoft Research, and Google. She received her BS in Computer Science at the University of Texas at Austin.