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
Aug. 2020 We have 3 papers accepted to appear at Micro! Congratulations to Shafi ( GraphPulse), Hodjat ( BOW), and Samira and Reza (PerSpectron)
Aug. 2020 New planning grant from NSF Principles and Practice of Scalable Systems (with Rajiv, Zhijia, Chengyu and Manu). Thanks, NSF!
July 2020 Hoda defended her PhD and will be joining Binghamton University as a tenure-track faculty (CS Department). Congratulations!
June 2020 New grant on energy elastic real-time friendly GPUs with Daniel and Hyoseung. Thanks, NSF!
May 2020 Keynote talk at the AIDarch workshop with ISCA
May 2020 Fatemah successfully defended her PhD and will be returning to Taibah University as an Assistant Professor. Congratulations, Dr. Alharbi!
Leaky Buddies: Cross-Component Covert Channels on Integrated CPU-GPU Systems, ISCA 2021 ( Slides)
Defensive Approximation: Securing CNNs using Approximate Computing, ASPLOS 2021
BOW: Breathing Operand Windows to Exploit Bypassing in GPUs, Micro 2020
GraphPulse: An Event-driven Hardware Accelerator for Asynchronous Graph Processing, Micro 2020
SPECCFI: Mitigating Spectre Attacks using CFI informed Speculation, IEEE S&P 2020
LATCH: Locality Aware Taint CHecker, Micro 2019
CORF: Coalescing Operand Register File for GPUs, ASPLOS 2019
Unveiling your keystrokes: A Cache-based
Side-channel Attack on Graphics Libraries, NDSS 2019
Collaborative Client-Side DNS Cache
Poisoning Attack, Infocom 2019
Rendered Insecure! GPU side channel attacks are practical, CCS 2018, ( slides); Top pick in hardware security (ICCAD'19)
In-Register Parameter Caching for Dynamic Neural Nets with Virtual Persistent Processor Specialization, Micro 2018
Spectre Returns! WOOT 2018 (best paper award)
BranchScope: A New Side-Channel Attack on
Directional Branch Predictor, Asplos 2018
Jump over ASLR: Attacking Branch Predictors to Bypass ASLR, Micro 2016 (top picks in hardware security, ICCAD'2018)
Current Lab members-- I work with the following talented group
Past PhD. Students/Postdocs
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