Students

Current, Alumni, Undergraduates

Current Postdoctoral Researcher






   Dr. Angelos Antonopoulos
   Ph.D. in Electronics & Computer Engineering, Dec '14, Technical University of Crete, Greece   
   Research Topic: "Trusted and Reliable Analog/RF Integrated Circuits and Systems"   



Current Graduate Students






   Mr. Constantinos Xanthopoulos
   Ph.D. Student in Computer Engineering   
   Thesis Title: "Spatial Correlation Extraction/Decomposition in Semiconductor Data"   







   Mr. Kiruba Subramani
   Ph.D. Student in Electrical Engineering   
   Thesis Title: "Hardware Trojans in Wireless Networks"   







   Mr. Liwei Zhou
   Ph.D. Student in Electrical Engineering   
   Thesis Title: "Microprocessor Workload Execution Forensics"   







   Mr. George Volanis
   Ph.D. Student in Electrical Engineering   
   Thesis Title: "On-Chip Intelligence for Robust and Trustworthy Analog/RF ICs"   







   Mr. Monir Zaman
   Ph.D. Student in Electrical Engineering   
   Thesis Title: "Cross-layer Power Conditioning in Multi-Core Mixed-Signal SoCs"   







   Mr. Mohammad Mahdi Bidmeshki
   Ph.D. Student in Electrical Engineering   
   Thesis Title: "Proof-Carrying Hardware"   







   Mr. Yichuan Lu
   Ph.D. Student in Electrical Engineering   
   Thesis Title: "Post-Production Performance Calibration in Analog/RF Devices"   







   Mr. Gaurav Rajavendra Reddy
   Ph.D. Student in Electrical Engineering   
   Thesis Title: "Post-Layout Sensitivity Analysis and Hotspot Detection"   







   Mr. Mustafa Shihab
   Ph.D. Student in Electrical Engineering   
   Thesis Title: "Design Obfuscation through Transistor-Level Programming"   







   Ms. Christiana Kapatsori
   Ph.D. Student in Computer Engineering   
   Thesis Title: "Hardware Security of Analog/RF ICs"   







   Mr. Yunjie Zhang
   Ph.D. Student in Electrical Engineering   
   Thesis Title: "Hardware-Based Malware Detection in Modern Microprocessors"   







   Mr. Shiva Shankar Thiagarajan
   M.S. Student in Electrical Engineering   
   Thesis Title: "Security of Automotive Circuits"   



Former Postdoctoral Researcher






   Dr. Ke Huang
   Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Dec '11, TIMA Lab & University of Grenoble, France   
   Research Topic: "Applications of Machine Learning in Semiconductor Manufacturing"   
   Current Position: Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, San Diego State University   



Former Graduate Students (at UT Dallas)






   Dr. Yu Liu
   Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, May '17   
   Thesis Title: "Hardware Trojans in Wireless Cryptographic ICs"   
   Current Position: Research Staff Member, Samsung Research, Plano, TX, USA   







   Dr. Ali Ahmadi
   Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, May '17   
   Thesis Title: "Applications of Machine Learning in Test Cost Reduction,   
   Yield Estimation and Fab-of-Origin Attestation of Integrated Circuits"
  
   Current Position: Member of technical Staff, GlobalFoundries, Malta, NY, USA   







   Mr. Yichuan Lu
   M.S. in Electrical Engineering, May '15   
   Thesis Title: "Post-Production Performance Calibration in Analog/RF Devices"   
   Current Position: Ph.D. Student, TRELA lab, University of Texas at Dallas   







   Mr. Tianyu Chen
   M.S. in Computer Engineering, May '15   
   Thesis Title: "OpenSPARC Emulaion on an FPGA for Forensics Analysis"   
   Current Position: Test Engineer, Foxconn, Houston, TX, USA   



Former Graduate Students (at Yale University)





   Dr. Dzmitry Maliuk
   Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Dec '13   
   Thesis Title: "Neural Network Design and Implementation for Analog/RF BIST"   
   Current Position: Researcher, Quant Labs, Houston, TX, USA





   Dr. Yier Jin
   Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Dec '12   
   Thesis Title: "Hardware Trojans in Wireless Cryptographic ICs"   
   Current Position: Associate Professor, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA





   Dr. Nathan Kupp
   Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Dec '12   
   Thesis Title: "Statistical Methods for RF to DC Correlation in Analog/RF Circuit Testing"   
   Current Position: Lead Data Scientist, Thumbtack, San Francisco, CA, USA
   Recipient: IEEE TTTC 2012 E.J. McCluskey Best Doctoral Thesis Award   





   Dr. Michail Maniatakos
   Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Dec '12   
   Thesis Title: "Workload-Cognizant Resilience Analysis in Modern Microprocessors"   
   Current Position: Assistant Professor, NYU Abu-Dhabi, UAE





   Dr. Naghmeh Karimi (Visiting Assistant in Research (VAR) 7/07 - 6/09)
   Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran, Feb '10 (Advisor: Dr. Navabi)  
   Thesis Title: "RTL Concurrent Error Detection in Microprocessor Controllers"   
   Current Position: Assistant Professor, University of Maryland Baltimore County, MD, USA





   Dr. Feng Shi
   Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Sep '07   
   Thesis Title: "Fault Simulation and Test Generation Strategies for Asynchronous Circuits"   
   Current Position: RF Circuit Designer, Marvell Semiconductor, Orange County, CA, USA





   Dr. Sobeeh Almukhaizim
   Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Jun '07   
   Thesis Title: "Optimization Frameworks for Designing Reliable Circuits"   
   Current Position: Director, National Center for Education Development, Kuwait





   Dr. Haralampos Stratigopoulos
   Ph.D. in Computer Engineering, Sep '06   
   Thesis Title: "A Machine-Learning Approach to Analog/RF Circuit Testing"   
   Current Position: CNRS Researcher, LIP-6 Lab, Paris, France





   Mr. He (Bryan) Huang
   M.S. in Computer Engineering, Dec '09   
   Thesis Title: "Self-Healing Analog/RF Circuits"   
   Current Position: Analog/RF Design Engineer, Broadcom, Mountain View, CA, USA





   Mr. Thomas Verdel
   M.S. in Computer Engineering, Dec '02   
   Thesis Title: "Concurrent Error Detection in Asynchronous Circuits"   
   Current Position: Quantitative Equity Portfolio Manager, Cavanal Hill, Tulsa, OK, USA


Former Undergraduate Student Researcher






   Ms. Usuma Thet
   Rising Sophomore in Computer Science   
   Research Topic: "Architectural State Visualization of Emulated OpenSPARC T1"   
   Current Position: Undergraduate Student, University of Texas at Dallas, TX, USA   



Former Visiting Undergraduate Student Researcher






   Mr. Themis Melissaris
   Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Jun '14, NTUA, Greece   
   Research Topic: "FPGA-based Multi-Core Experimentation Platform"   
   Current Position: Ph.D. Student, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA   



Former Undergraduate Research Advisees (at Yale University)