Bilal Habib


3100 Engineering Building
George Mason University
ECE Department, CERG
4400 University Drive, MS 1G5
Fairfax, VA 22030
Office: Engineering Building, Room 3231
Phone (lab): 703-993-1609
E-Mail: bhabib'at'
Curriculum Vitae: PDF

Research Interest

  • Physical Unclonable Functions
  • Hardware Security
  • Embedded Systems
  • Efficient Design & Implementation of Low Area Cryptographic Hash Algorithms
  • Design & implementation of Low power computer arithmetic

Advisor: Dr. Kris Gaj and Dr. Jens-Peter Kaps


Bilal is a PhD student in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at GMU. He is working toward his PhD degree in Computer Engineering as part of a CERG team. He received his B.S. degree from University of Engineering & Technology, Peshawar in 2005 and MS degree from George Washington University in 2010.


  • B. Habib, K. Gaj, and J.-P. Kaps, FPGA PUF based on programmable LUT delays, 2013 Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design (DSD), pages 697–704, 2013 [accepted version, pdf] [Bibtex]
  • J.-P. Kaps, P. Yalla, K.K. Surapathi, B. Habib, S. Vadlamudi, and S. Gurung, Lightweight implementations of SHA-3 finalists on FPGAs, Mar, 2012 [pdf] [Bibtex]
  • J.-P. Kaps, P. Yalla, K.K. Surapathi, B. Habib, S. Vadlamudi, S. Gurung, and J. Pham, Lightweight implementations of SHA-3 candidates on FPGAs, Progress in Cryptology – INDOCRYPT 2011, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), volume 7107, Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, pages 270–289, Dec, 2011 [pre-print, pdf] [Bibtex]