Ahmad A Salman


George Mason University
ECE Department, CERG
4400 University Drive, MS 1G5
Fairfax, VA 22030
Office: Nguyen Engineering Building, Room 3224
Phone (lab): 703-993-1561
E-Mail: asalman'at'gmu.edu
PGP Key ID: A10F9754
Curriculum Vitae: Ahmad A Salman

Research Interest

  • Partial Dynamic Reconfiguration
  • Wireless Sensor Nodes
  • Hardware/Software Co-Design
  • Hardware Trojans
  • Dynamic Reconfiguration
  • Embedded Systems Design
  • Computer Arithmetic and Cryptographic Implementations
For more information check the research page

Advisor: Dr. Jens-Peter Kaps


Ahmad is a Graduate student in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at GMU. He is working toward his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering as part of CERG. He received his M.S. degree in Computer Engineering from George Mason University in 2011 and his B.S. degree from Arab Academy for Science and Technology in Alexandria Egypt in 2002.

Master Thesis



  • Implementing Partial dynamic reconfigurable system that controls two SHA-3 Candidates (Blake and JH) modules through Microblaze microprocessor using Xilinx ISE, EDK and Planahead tools
  • Implemented Grain cipher for FPGA using Xilinx ISE tools ciphering/deciphering process was simulated using Modelsim
  • Implementing RSA cipher using Montgomery multipliers (Harris architecture)
  • Simulated the breaking of the Enigma machine code
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