News (Older news)

  • Oct. 2021 Shafi defended his PhD and joined Facebook -- Congratulations!
  • Sept. 2021 New grant from Facebook with Prof. Jiasi Chen on AR/VR security!
  • Sept. 2021 JetStream accepted to Micro-- Congratulations, Shafi and Mahbod!
  • Aug. 2021 Welcoming Chao, Mamun and Yicheng to the lab!
  • May 2021 Hodjat defended his PhD and joined Google-- Congratulations, Dr. Asghari Esfeden!
  • May 2021 Humbled to be recognized by UCR's Doctoral Dissertation Advisor award
  • April 2021 Two papers accepted to Usenix Security! Congratulations to Fatemah and Daimeng!
  • Mar. 2021 Abdulrahman's Mergeable Stateful Signatures paper accepted to ICDCS. Congratulations!
  • Mar. 2021 Two papers accepted to ISCA; congratulations Sankha, Amirali and Hodjat!
  • Feb. 2021 New grant to study security of isolated execution. Thanks, NSF!
  • Jan. 2021 Selected as IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor from 2021 to 2023
  • Jan. 2021 Elevated to ACM Distinguished member
  • Dec. 2020 Nael inducted into Micro Hall of Fame
  • Nov. 2020 Defensive approximation paper accepted to ASPLOS
  • Nov. 2020 Tech. disclosure filed for our BOW design to improve performance and energy efficiency of GPUs.
  • Oct. 2020 New center for large-scale resilient networking. Thanks, DoD/ARL!
  • Sept. 2020 Keynote talk at GLSVLSI
  • Teaching


    Current Lab members-- I work with the following talented group

    • Ahmed Abdo
    • Sankha Dutta
    • Esmaeil "Reza" Mohammadian Koruyeh
    • Abdulrahman Bin Rabiah (co-advised with Silas Richelson)
    • Jason Zellmer (co-advised with Chengyu Song)
    • Quazi Mishkatul Alam
    • Mahbod Afrain (co-advised with Rajiv Gupta)
    • Chao Gao
    • Md. Abdullah Al Mamun
    • Yicheng Zhang

    Past PhD. Students/Postdocs

    • Shafiur Rahman, 2021, Facebook (co-advised with Rajiv Gupta)
    • Hodjat Asghari Esfeden, 2021, Google
    • Hoda Naghibijouybari, 2020, Assistant Professor, Binghamton University (CS)
    • Fatemah Alharbi, 2020, Assistant Professor, Taibah University, Saudi Arabia
    • Khaled Khasawneh, 2019, Assistant Professor, George Mason University (ECE)
    • Israat Tanzeena Haque, 2016-2018 (post-doc), Assistant Professor, Dalhousie University (CS)
    • Dmitry Evtyushkin, 2017, Assistant Professor, College of William and Mary (co-advised with D. Ponomarev)
    • Jesse Elwell, 2016, Vencore Labs (formerly Bell Labs/Telecordia; co-advised with D. Ponomarev)
    • Ketan Bahulkar, 2016, Assistant Professor, Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, India (co-advised with D. Ponomarev)
    • Mehmet Kayaalp, 2015, Assistant Professor, University of New Hampshire, (co-advised with D. Ponomarev)
    • Meltem Ozsoy, 2015, Intel Security and Privacy Lab. (co-advised with D. Ponomarev)
    • Jingjing Wang, 2014, Hulu (co-advised with D. Ponomarev)
    • Adnan Majeed, 2014, Facebook
    • Vikram Munishwar, 2013, Cisco
    • Seon Yeong Han, 2010, Research Assistant Prof., Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)
    • Saquib Razak, 2009, Teaching Associate Prof., Carnegie Mellon University
    • Weishuai Yang, 2008, Bloomberg
    • Vinay Kolar, 2007, IBM Research
    • Ke Liu, 2007, Barclay's Bank
    • Sameer Tilak, 2006, Research Scientist, University of California at San Diego
    • Paul Rogers, 2006, IBM

    Selected Recent Professional Service

    • 21: Micro Top Picks, HPCA, Micro, ISCA (ERC), ASPLOS (ERC), IPDPS, SPSL, SEED, HOST, HASP, SIGSIM-PADS