Farnoud Farahmand


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: ffarahma'at'gmu.edu
Curriculum Vitae: PDF
Personal Homepage: https://www.linkedin.com/in/farnoud-farahmand-272412a9/

Research Interest

  • Hardware design
  • Software/hardware co-design (SoC platform)
  • Hardware accelerators
  • High-level synthesis
  • Power analysis
  • Cryptography
  • Software/hardware interfaces
  • Computer vision hardware solutions
  • Design verification

Advisor: Dr. Kris Gaj


Farnoud Farahmand is a Research Assistant in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at GMU. He is working toward his PhD degree in Computer Engineering as part of CERG. He received his M.S. in Computer Engineering from GMU in 2016 and B.S. in Electrical Engineering degree from IAUK in 2013.


See CV for full list.

  • W. Diehl, F. Farahmand, P. Yalla, J.-P. Kaps, and K. Gaj, Comparison of hardware and software implementations of selected lightweight block ciphers, 27th International Conference on Field Programmable Logic and Applications, FPL 2017, Ghent, Belgium, Sep., 2017 [Bibtex]
  • F. Farahmand, E. Homsirikamol, and K. Gaj, A Zynq-based testbed for the experimental benchmarking of algorithms competing in cryptographic contests, 2016 International Conference on Reconfigurable Computing and FPGAs, ReConFig 2016, Dec, 2016 [accepted version, pdf] [Bibtex]
  • E. Homsirikamol, W. Diehl, A. Ferozpuri, F. Farahmand, M.U. Sharif, and K. Gaj, A universal hardware API for authenticated ciphers, Proc. 2015 International Conference on Reconfigurable Computing and FPGAs, ReConFig 2015, IEEE, Dec, 2015 [Bibtex]