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Srivastava, Ankur

Ankur Srivastava
Associate Dean for Graduate Affairs
2317 A.V. Williams Building

Research Interests 

Design obfuscation, physically unclonable functions, approximate computing, side channel-based attacks, micro-fluidically cooled 3D ICs, 3D IC co-design methodology and hardware trojan detection and mitigation



Ankur Srivastava has a joint appointment in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and ISR. He works in the VLSI Design Automation and Embedded Systems area. He received the B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi in 1998, and the M.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Northwestern University in 2000 and Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of California Los Angeles in 2002. He also recieved the Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Computer Science Department of UCLA in 2002. Dr Srivastava is a member of IEEE and ACM and also serves as reviewer for several journals including IEEE transactions on CAD and IEEE Transactions on VLSI. He is in the technical program committe for ICCAD, ICCD and GLSVLSI.

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Alum Domenic Forte receives $1M ECASE-Army cybersecurity award
Forte, on faculty at the University of Florida, will develop electronic system data collection technology for unique "fingerprints." May 20, 2019

Yuntao Liu receives Wylie Dissertation Fellowship
Liu’s research focus is hardware security, especially the security of deep learning hardware. March 28, 2019

Students advance in Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship competition
Two ECE/ISR student teams have made it to the proposal phase. January 31, 2019

International Workshop on Cyber Deception and Defense addresses threats and countermeasures
The workshop was sponsored by the Army Research Office, the Clark School, ECE and ISR. August 15, 2018

Ulukus Named ECE Associate Chair for Graduate Studies
Sennur Ulukus will serve as the Associate Chair for Graduate Studies from 2018-2021. July 11, 2018

Northrop Grumman contributes research funding for third consecutive year
Krishnaprasad, Srivastava, Aloimonos each receive $75K for individual research projects. June 8, 2018

Srivastava Named Clark School Inaugural Associate Dean for Graduate Affairs
Professor Srivastava's appointment begins in January of 2018. November 28, 2017

Srivastava named Clark School Dean for Graduate Affairs
He will help start college-level initiatives for growth in the graduate environment. November 12, 2017

Alum Domenic Forte receives NSF CAREER Award
The award funds research into “Transformative Approaches for Hardware Obfuscation Protection, Attacks, and Assessment.” May 24, 2017

ECE Names 2016-2017 Distinguished Dissertation Fellows
Five Electrical and Computer Engineering Ph.D. students were selected as ECE Distinguished Dissertation Fellows for 2016-17. May 4, 2017

Alumnus Forte Receives ARO Young Investigator Award
The ARO Young Investigator Program recognizes young faculty less than five years out of doctoral studies who show exceptional promise for creative research. December 9, 2016

Srivastava is PI; Jacob co-PI for NSF "Unified Framework for 3D CPU Co-Simulation" grant
Research will allow the co-simulation of power, performance and reliability characteristics. September 8, 2016

Alumnus Forte Accepts Position at University of Florida
Forte will be focused on cybersecurity and computer engineering due, in part, to the UF Preeminence Initiative. August 25, 2015

Clark School Faculty Promotions Announced
Faculty promoted to full professor, associate professor with tenure. June 5, 2014

Ankur Srivastava promoted to full professor
Srivastava's research has advanced the frontiers of chip design technology. May 15, 2014

Gang Qu promoted to full professor
Qu is part of new AFOSR MURI on security theory for nano-scale devices. May 15, 2014

Srivastava, Dey, Mirsky, King win 2014 ISR Awards
Awards honor outstanding faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, and staff. May 7, 2014

Students win ECE Dissertation Fellowships
This year all five Ph.D. students are related to ISR. May 5, 2014

Researchers at UMD, UCONN, and Rice Awarded MURI
Qu, Srivastava and Alumnus Forte Focus Research on Changing Future Nano-Scale Device Security May 1, 2014

Srivastava selected as Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design
Srivastava selected for editing role focused on Modeling, Simulation, and Validation. January 16, 2014

Srivastava Awarded $925K NSF Grant to Develop Cooling Technology
Associate Professor Ankur Srivastava is the PI for a collaborative-research grant with Georgia Tech. October 25, 2013

Srivastava Named Interim Associate Chair of Graduate Studies and Research
He will serve as the interim associate chair for the 2013-14 academic year. October 8, 2013

ECE Ph.D. Student Accepts Assistant Professor Position
Forte, to graduate this month, will teach electrical and computer engineering at UConn. May 6, 2013

Srivastava & Bar-Cohen Deliver Tutorial at SEMI-THERM29
Srivastava & Bar-Cohen teach attendees about microfluidic thermal management. March 22, 2013

Shi and Srivastava win 2012 ISVLSI Best Paper Award
Bing Shi, an ECE graduate student, recieved accolades for her paper on hybrid and micro-fluidic cooling systems. September 14, 2012

Chopra is principal investigator for NSF nonlinear system tracking control grant
The research will enhance the tracking performance of robotic systems under sensor constraints. August 21, 2012

Srivastava is PI for NSF hardware security grant
The research will enable improved silicon physically unclonable functions (PUFs), increasing the possibility of their adoption. August 20, 2012

Yeung, Srivastava win NSF grant for reuse distance analysis
Technique could help architects evaluate multicore memory performance more efficiently. July 28, 2011

Srivastava named ACM Distinguished Speaker
Professor receives recognition and opportunity to share sought-after ideas with the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). July 26, 2011

Forte and Srivastava Win AHS 2011 Best Student Paper Award
ECE graduate student advised by Ankur Srivastava was honored for his paper on adaptable video compression. June 15, 2011

Bing Shi Earns Graduate Student Summer Research Fellowship
ECE Ph.D. student receives support for summer research. May 2, 2011

ECE Grad Students Mitra and Zhang Awarded Wylie Fellowships
Vikramjit Mitra and Yufu Zhang were among a select group of UMD students to receive this prestigious fellowship. April 20, 2010

Srivastava receives NSF grant for thermal management in data storage centers
Research will reduce the carbon footprint of large data storage centers. October 6, 2009

Srivastava, Narayan Receive New NSF Research Grant
Thermal management research seeks to improve performance and reliability of multi-core processors. August 10, 2009

Student research: Yufu Zhang
Student of Ankur Srivastava is using thermal data mining to improve heat distribution on computer chips. April 3, 2009

Ankur Srivastava earns tenure
ISR faculty member has research interests in VLSI design automation. February 18, 2009

Srivastava Named Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on VLSI and Integration VLSI Journal
Srivastava joins editorial boards of top journals in the VLSI field. January 22, 2009

Ankur Srivastava is new ISR joint appointment faculty member
Assistant professor also has appointment with Electrical and Computer Engineering. July 21, 2008

ECE Faculty Honored at Inaugural Scholarship & Research Celebration
Twenty-seven ECE faculty members honored, representing 1/8 of researchers recognized university-wide. May 2, 2008

Srivastava Receives NSF Grant for Circuit Optimization Research
Research to address manufacturing randomness, improve the productivity of semiconductor industry. September 25, 2007

Srivastava, Khandelwal Win Award for Computer Engineering Research
ECE assistant professor and graduate student featured in EE Times for paper. March 22, 2007