June 2018: SafeSpec in the news! SafeSpec is a design principle to defend against speculation attacks.
June 2018: Shirin and Fatemah receive scholarships to attend the Grace Hopper Celebration conference!
May 2018: Honored to receive the best Prof. award for 17/18 from the UCR ACM chapter. Thanks, guys (and gals)!
April 2018: Khaled's ensemble hardware malware detectors paper received a research highlight from nature electronics. Unfortunately, its behind a paywall; contact me if you would like a copy.
March 2018: Branchscope
is in the news! This new attack on the branch predictor may
enable new spectre attack variants. The paper appears in ASPLOS this
Jan. 2018: Our research contributes to Meltdown/Specter attacks:
our branch predictor attack
of the important pieces used by Google Project zero to
recent dangerous and widely publicized Meltdown/Specter attacks!
This work was done by Dmitry Evtyushkin (now at College of William &
Mary) as part of his PhD (co-advised with Dmitry Ponomarev)
July 2017: Israat joins Dalhousie University as a tenure track Assistant Professor!
June 2017: Mehmet joins University of New Hampshire (ECE Department) as a tenure track Assistant Professor!
June 2017: Dmitry joins William and Mary (CS Department) as a tenure track Assistant Professor!
Architecture support for security:
Networking and Distributed systems
Parallel Computing and Parallel Simulation:
Current Lab members-- I work with the following talented group
Khaled Khasawneh, PhD student
Hoda Naghibijouybari, PhD student
Hodjat Asghari-Esfeden, PhD student Shafiur Rahman, PhD student
Ahmed Abdo, PhD student
Sankha Dutta, PhD student (co-advised with C. Song)
Esmaeil "Reza" Mohammadian Koruyeh, PhD student
Shirin Haji Amin Shirazi, PhD student
Sakib Md Bin Malek, PhD student
Fatemah Alharbi, PhD student
Past PhD. Students
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
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