Announcements

  • 3/1/2018 One member of SSL, Kaveh Shamsi, won the Best Poster Award in the 2018 FICS Research Conference on Cybersecurity.

  • 1/24/2018 Dr. Jin is invited to serve as the Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems (TCAD).

  • 1/30/2019 Our paper titled "When Capacitors At-tack: Formal Method Driven Design and Detection of Charge-Domain Trojans" is selected for the Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference and Exhibition (DATE) 2019 Best Paper Award.

  • 12/17/2018 Dr. Jin received Young Investigator Award, Office of Naval Research (ONR), 2019.

  • 12/2/2018 An early paper titled "Proof-Carrying Hardware Intellectual Property: A Pathway to Trusted Module Acquisition" that Dr. Jin co-authored is recognized as a 2018 Top Picks in Hardware and Embedded Security. You may find the paper HERE.

  • 9/7/2018 One member of SSL, Miles Mulet, is awarded the Glenn and Deborah Renwick Engineering Scholarship at UF. Congratulations!

  • 7/4/2018 The 3nd International Verification and Security Workshop (IVSW) was successfully held in Platja d'Aro, Spain. Dr. Jin served as the program co-chair in the event.

  • 6/25/2018 Dr. Jin presented a hands-on tutorial titled "Security of Internet of Things (IoT) and Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS): A Hands on Approach" at the DAC 2018 in San Francisco. PHOTOS

  • 6/22/2018 One member of SSL, Raj Gautam Dutta, defends his PhD thesis. Congratulations to Dr. Dutta.

  • 5/24/2018 Our paper titled "Cross-Lock: Dense Layout-Level Interconnect Locking using Cross-bar Architectures" is selected for the ACM Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI (GLSVLSI) Best Paper Award.

  • 4/16/2018 Dr. Jin presented a tutorial on "Hardware and IoT Security" at the VLSI-DAT 2018 in Hsinchu.

  • 3/31/2018 The paper titled "Hardware Trojans: Lessons Learned After One Decade of Research" where Dr. Jin is one of the co-authors won the 2018 ACM TODAES Best Paper of the ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems (TODAES).

  • 3/1/2018 One member of SSL, Kaveh Shamsi, won the Best Poster Award in the 2018 FICS Research Conference on Cybersecurity.

  • 1/24/2018 Dr. Jin is invited to serve as the Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems (TCAD).

  • 12/11/2017 Dr. Jin is invited to give a keynote speech at the 18th International Workshop on Microprocessor/SoC Test, Security & Verification (MTV17).

  • 11/27/2017 One paper titled "Microarchitectural Minefields: 4K-Aliasing Covert Channel and Multi-Tenant Detection in IaaS Clouds" is accpted by the NDSS 2018.

  • 11/3/2017 Dr. Jin is invited to give a keynote speech at the SCx3 Cybersecurity Conference.

  • 10/20/2017 The second Asian Hardware Oriented Security and Trust Symposium (AsianHOST 2017) is successfully organized in Beijing, China. PHOTOS

  • 7/17/2017. Dr. Jin is invited to visit Texas Instruments and gives a talk on IoT security and privacy.

  • 6/18/2017. Our paper titled "ATRIUM: Runtime Attestation Resilient Under Memory Attacks" is selected for the International Conference On Computer Aided Design (ICCAD 2017) as a Best Paper Candidate.

  • 5/8/2017. Dr. Jin attends the AFRL Visiting Faculty Research Program (VFRP) in summer 2017.

  • 5/4/2017. One SSL member, Mr. Kelvin Ly, receives the Intel/SRC Fellowship as part of the SRC Graduate Fellowship Program.

  • 5/3/2017. Our paper titled "AppSAT: Approximately Deobfuscating Integrated Circuits" is selected for the IEEE International Symposium on Hardware-Oriented Security and Trust (HOST 2017) Best Paper Award.

  • 4/21/2017. One SSL member, Mr. Raj Gautam Dutta, receives the travel grant from the 2017 SIGDA PhD Forum at DAC.

  • 4/14/2017. Dr. Jin is selected for the ACM SIGDA Outstanding New Faculty Award (ONFA).

  • 11/12/2016. One student team from the SSL Lab won the First Place Award in the NYU CSAW Embedded System Challenges. Photos. (We were the Second Place Winner in 2013, 2014, and 2015).

  • 10/11/2016. One SSL member, Ms. Heather Lawrence led a team from UCF and won the First Place at the UConn's CSI CyberSEED Social Engineering competition for the second year. More information can be found HERE.

  • 9/20/2016. SSL's work in platform security, titled "Towards a Policy-Agnostic Control-Flow Integrity Implementation," is accepted for presentation in Black Hat Europe 2016. More information about the talk can be found HERE.

  • 7/28/2016. One SSL member, Ms. Heather Lawrence was invited to visit White House attending the Cybersecurity Competitions Workshop. News Link.

  • 7/22/2016. One SSL member, Mr. Dean Sullivan was selected as the shadow TPC member of ASIACCS 2017, one prestigious cybersecurity conference.

  • 7/14/2016. One SSL member, Ms. Heather Lawrence was awarded one of seven National Veteran Scholarships. News Link.

  • 7/1/2016. Dr. Jin attends the AFRL Visiting Faculty Research Program (VFRP) in summer 2016.

  • 6/2/2016. Dr. Jin is invited to serve as the Associate Editor of the Integration, the VLSI Journal.

  • 6/1/2016. Dr. Jin is invited to serve as the Associate Editor of the two new journals, Journal on Hardware Security and IET Journal of CPS. More information about these two journals will be released soon.

  • 5/4/2016. Dr. Jin is selected for the Early CAREER Award of the Department of Energy (DoE).

  • 4/25/2016. Two of the SSL members, Mr. Dean Sullivan and Mr. Orlando arias, were awarded the A. Richard Newton Young Students of the Design Automation Conference, 2016.

  • 4/5/2016. Two of the SSL members, Mr. Kelvin Ly and Mr. Orlando Arias, were selected as recipients of the University of Central Florida’s ORC Doctoral Fellowship.

  • 3/29/2016. One of the SSL members, Mr. Orlando Arias, was awarded the 2016 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program(GRFP) Fellowship.

  • 3/29/2016. One of the SSL members, Mr. Dean Sullivan, received the Honorable Mention of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program.

  • 3/2/2016. Dr. Jin is invited to serve as the Associate Editor of the IET journal on Computers & Digital Techniques.

  • 2/24/2016. Dr. Jin is invited to attend the Workshop US-Brazil on Cyber Security and Privacy. The workshop is a direct outcome of the recent visit paid by the President of Brazil Mrs. Dilma Rousseff to the United States.

  • 1/25/2016. Our paper title "Netlist Reverse Engineering for High-Level Functionality Reconstruction" is selected for the Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC 2016) Best Paper Award. (Photo)

  • 12/4/2015. An NSF REU site titled "REU Site: Research Experiences in the Internet of Things" is granted by NSF. This new site will focus on IoT development and security assessment for undergraduate students nationwide.

  • 11/14/2015. Our undergraduate team "KnightSec2" won the Second Place Award in the NYU-Poly CSAW Embedded System Challenges. (We are the Second Place Winner in 2013, 2014, and 2015 in a row).

  • 10/29/2015. Our undergraduate team "KnightSec" won the Second Place Award in the UConn's CyberSEED IoT Challenge.

  • 6/11/2015. Our paper titled "HAFIX: Hardware-Assisted Flow Integrity Extension" is selected for the Design Automation Conference (DAC 2015) Best Paper Award. (Photo)

  • 4/23/2015. One of the SSL members, Mr. Orlando Arias, is awarded the A. Richard Newton Young Student of the Design Automation Conference, 2015.

  • 3/25/2015. Supported by our lab, a Cybersecurity Awareness Exhibition is held at the UCF Art Gallery. All paintings are from Prof. Carla Poindexter’s advanced painting class. Please visit the Gallery Webpage for more informaton.

  • 1/25/2016. Our paper title "Netlist Reverse Engineering for High-Level Functionality Reconstruction" is selected for the Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC 2016) Best Paper Award. (Photo).

  • 12/4/2015. An NSF REU site titled "REU Site: Research Experiences in the Internet of Things" is granted by NSF. This new site will focus on IoT development and security assessment for undergraduate students nationwide.

  • 11/14/2015. Our undergraduate team "KnightSec2" won the Second Place Award in the NYU-Poly CSAW Embedded System Challenges. (We are the Second Place Winner in 2013, 2014, and 2015 in a row).

  • 10/29/2015. Our undergraduate team "KnightSec" won the Second Place Award in the UConn's CyberSEED IoT Challenge.

  • 6/11/2015. Our paper titled "HAFIX: Hardware-Assisted Flow Integrity Extension" is selected for the Design Automation Conference (DAC 2015) Best Paper Award. (Photo)

  • 4/23/2015. One of the SSL members, Mr. Orlando Arias, is awarded the A. Richard Newton Young Student of the Design Automation Conference, 2015.

  • 3/25/2015. Supported by our lab, a Cybersecurity Awareness Exhibition is held at the UCF Art Gallery. All paintings are from Prof. Carla Poindexter’s advanced painting class. Please visit the Gallery Webpage for more informaton.

  • 2/27/2015. SSL's work in IoT and smart device security will be presented in RSA Conference 2015.

  • 1/30/2015. It is my great honor to host the visit of Dr. Ferrini-Mundy and Senator Nelson to our lab. (Photos)

  • 11/14/2014. UCF Knights team won the Second Place in the Embedded System Challenge in CSAW2014 hosted by New York University-Poly, again.

  • 6/2/2014. SSL's work in identifying vulnerability of IoT devices (a Nest Thermostat) will be presented in Black Hat 2014.

  • 4/20/2014. The research group has been officially named the Security in Silicon Laboratory (SSL).

  • 11/18/2013. UCF Knights team won the Second Place in the Embedded System Challenge in CSAW2013 hosted by New York University-Polytechnic Institute.

  • 9/10/2013. NSF Award. The project "Toward Trusted 3rd-Party Microprocessor Cores: A Proof Carrying Code Approach" is awarded by NSF.

  • 8/20/2013. I am teaching EEE4932 - Trusted Integrated Circuits and Hardware Security in the Fall 2013 semester.