Matthew French



ME & BS, Electrical Engineering, Cornell University


Matthew French is a Research Director in the Computational Systems and Technology group at University of Southern California’s Information Sciences Institute applied research lab where he facilitates large scale, cross-discipline research which spans the institute. In this capacity, Mr. French serves as the director of the SecUre and Robust Electronics (SURE) center at ISI, which conducts research and provides services in hardware trust, security, reliability, and resiliency. Mr. French also oversees the Reconfigurable Computing Group at ISI, which performs research in application mapping, hardware / software co-design, CAD tools, and front-end ASIC design. Mr. French has served at ISI for over 20 years, primarily as PI on over $40M of research projects, spanning multiple agencies (DARPA, IARPA, NASA, AF, and others) and scope (system, sub-system, and device level). Prior to ISI, Mr. French was in the SIGINT directorate at Lockheed Sanders, where he worked on deployed systems.