CERG Team Spring 2023. Click on picture to get a larger image. Click here for pictures from previous years.


Kris Gaj, Ph.D.Co-DirectorENGR 3225 kgaj3-1575
Jens-Peter Kaps, Ph.D. Co-DirectorENGR 3222 jkaps3-1611
Michael X. LyonsMemberBRH 105 mlyons33-8461

Affiliated Scholars

Abubakr Abdulgadir, Ph.D. PQSecure Technologies Post-doctoral Fellow Professional
Michal Andrzejczak, Ph.D. Polish National Cyber Security Centre Cryptographer Personal
Viet Ba Dang Qualcomm Senior ASIC Design Engineer Personal
William Diehl, Ph.D. Army Research Laboratory Researcher Professional
Farnoud Farahmand, Ph.D. Apple SoC Power Engineer Professional
Ekawat Homsirikamol, Ph.D. Independent Researcher Personal
Brian Jarvis Amazon Web Services Software Manager Personal
Soonhak Kwon, Ph.D. Sungkyunkwan University Professor Personal
Sammy Lin The Aerospace CorporationEngineering Specialist scl9891
Cédric Marchand, Ph.D. École centrale de Lyon Associate Professor Personal
Rishub Nagpal IAIK - Graz University of Technology / Lamarr Security Research PhD Student / Researcher Professional
Duc Tri Nguyen Ph.D. SandboxAQ Cryptographic Engineer Personal

Doctoral Students

Luke BeckwithENGR 3224 lbeckwit 3-1561
Ahmed Ferozpuri Personal
Kamyar MohajeraniENGR 3224 mmohajer 3-1561
Don Hasitha Anuradha ThalgaswatteENGR 3224 dthalgas 3-1561
Ted Winograd twinogra, Personal

Masters Students

Name Office E-MailPhone
Ayomikun AkindahunsiENGR 3224 aakindah 3-1561
Miguel Medina AntonENGR 3224 mmedin23 3-1561
Eduardo "Eddie" Ferrufino eferruf
Ahmed JaberENGR 3224 ajaber2 3-1561
Robert Wallace rwalla


Name Degree/Year Company Position E-Mail
Duc Tri Nguyen Ph.D. PhD ECE 2023 SandboxAQ Cryptographic Engineer Personal
Viet Ba Dang, Ph.D. PhD ECE 2022 Qualcomm Senior ASIC Design Engineer Personal
Abubakr Abdulgadir, Ph.D. PhD ECE 2021 PQSecure Technologies Post-doctoral Fellow Academic
Javad Bahrami MS CpE 2021 UMBC PhD student Academic
Rich Haeussler MS CpE 2021 Lockheed Martin Computer Information Research Scientist Academic
Farnoud Farahmand, Ph.D. PhD ECE 2020 Apple SoC Power Engineer Academic
Matthew Ryan Carter MS CpE 2018 Hughes Network Systems Member of Technical Staff 2 - S/W Academic
Aaron Hunter MS CpE 2018 Aaron C Hunter Innovations LLC Engineer Personal
William Diehl, Ph.D. PhD ECE 2018 Army Research Laboratory Researcher Professional
Panasayya S.V.V.K Yalla PhD ECE 2017 Riscure Security Analyst y.panasayya
Ahmad Salman PhD ECE 2017 James Madison University Assistant Professor asalman
Rabia Shahid PhD ECE 2017 ixia FPGA Engineer II Personal
Malik Umar Sharif PhD ECE 2017 ixia FPGA Engineer II Personal
Ahmed Ferozpuri MS CpE 2017 Personal
Ekawat "Ice" Homsirikamol PhD ECE 2016 API PLUS POWER Co., Ltd. Principal Engineer/CEO Personal
Sanjay Deshpande MS CpE 2016 Yale University Research Associate II Personal
Bilal Habib PhD ECE 2016 University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan Assistant Professor Personal
Brian Jarvis MS CpE 2015 Amazon Web Services Software Manager Personal
Brian Loop MS CpE 2015 Personal
Sangamitra Katamreddy MS CpE 2015 Pype Jr. Web Developer Personal
Upendarredy Mamidi MS CpE 2015 Alcor Technical Solutions Frontend Developer Personal
Harsh Vachharajani MS CpE 2015 Electrolux System Security Analyst Personal
John N. Pham MS CpE 2015 Northrop Grumman Senior Software Engineer Personal
Yamini Ravishankar MS CpE 2015 Marvell Semiconductor Senior Engineer Personal
Rajesh Velegalati Ph.D. ECE 2015 Riscure Security Analyst Personal
Marcin Rogawski Ph.D. ECE 2013 Cadence Design Systems Lead Software Engineer Personal
Kinjal Shah MS CpE 2013 Qualcomm Design Verification Engineer Personal
Benjamin Brewster MS CpE 2012 Epic Software Developer Personal
Smriti Gurung MS CpE 2012 AMD Senior Validation Engineer Personal
Robert Lorentz MS CpE 2011 Amazon Web Services Software Development Manager Personal
Susheel C Vadlamudi MS CpE 2011 Adobe Senior Software Engineer svadlamu
Kishore Kumar Surapathi MS CpE 2011 Motorola Site Reliability Engineer ksurapat
Ambarish Vyas MS CpE 2011 NVIDIA Senior SoC Security Architect Personal
Joshua J. Walters MS CpE 2011 DCS Corporation Modeling and Simulation Engineer Personal
Abirami Prabhakaran MS CpE 2011 Intel Hardware Engineer Personal
Venkata Amirineni MS CpE 2010 Accenture Senior Manager Personal
Xin Xin MS CpE 2010 Apple Hardware Engineer Personal
Matthew Estes MS CpE 2010 Amazon Web Services Principal Security Engineer, Project Kuiper Personal
Shaunak Shah MS CpE 2010 Intertek Acumen Security Engineering Manager Personal
Shashi Prashant Karanam MS CpE 2009 Comcast Program Manager, Security Governance, Risk and Compliance Personal
John Gibson MS CpE 2008 US Department of Defense Computer Engineer jgibson6
Ryon H Sumner MS CpE 2008 Sony Principal Engineer Personal
Bin Zhou MS CpE 2008 Shandong Academy of Science Director and Chief Scientist of Marine Information Processing Lab Personal
Chang Shu Ph.D. ECE 2007 Intel Digital Architect Personal