Srivastava is a co-general chair of 2024 IEEE HOST Symposium

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ISR Director and Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Ankur Srivastava (ECE/ISR) and Mark Tehranipoor of the University of Florida are the co-general chairs of the next IEEE International Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security and Trust (HOST), which will be held in May 2024 in Washington, D.C.

HOST is the premier symposium that facilitates the rapid growth of hardware-based security research and development. Since 2008, HOST has served as the globally recognized event for researchers and practitioners to advance knowledge and technologies related to hardware security and assurance.

The rapid proliferation of computing and communication systems with increasing computational power and connectivity into every sphere of modern life has brought security to the forefront of system design, test, and validation processes. The emergence of new application spaces for these systems in the internet-of-things (IoT) regime is creating new attack surfaces as well as new requirements for secure and trusted system operation. Additionally, the design, manufacturing and the distribution of microchip, PCB, as well as other electronic components are becoming more sophisticated and globally distributed with a number of potential security vulnerabilities.

Hardware plays an increasingly important and integral role in system security with many emerging system and application vulnerabilities and defense mechanisms relating to hardware. HOST aims to facilitate the rapid growth of hardware-based security research and development. The symposium highlights new results in hardware and system security, including techniques, tools, design/test methods, architectures, circuits and applications of secure hardware.

Ankur Srivastava's primary research interests lie in high performance, low power and secure electronic systems and applications such as computer vision, data and storage centers and sensor networks. He has published numerous papers on these topics at prestigious venues. He has been a part of the technical program & organizing committees of conferences such as ICCAD, DAC, ISPD, ICCD, GLSVLSI, HOST and others. He has served as the associate editor for IEEE Transactions on VLSI, IEEE Transactions on CAD and INTEGRATION: VLSI Journal.

Tehranipoor is the Intel Charles E. Young Preeminence Endowed Chair Professor in Cybersecurity and the Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Florida.

Published August 22, 2023