Sai Manoj P D

Assistant Professor

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  • Hiring Announcement: Hardware Architecture and Artificial Intelligence (HART) lab is currently looking for MS Students to carry-out a thesis in the domain of hardware security. Strong candidates will be supported with research assistantship (RA). To be considered, please send your CV, a copy of your transcript and a brief statement of your interests and background to me.
  • Hiring Announcement: Hardware Architecture and Artificial Intelligence (HART) lab is always hiring new talents. To be considered, please send your CV, a copy of your transcript and a brief statement of your interests and background to me.
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    New Publications & Others

    2021

  • [07/21] Dr. Sai will serve on TPC of HPCA 2022.
  • [07/21] Our work on power side-channel attacks got accepted in IEEE SoCC Conference 2021. Congrats Abhijitt!
  • [06/21] HArt-lab has received funding from Virginia CCI to perform research on node-level malware detection.
  • [03/21] Our PIM work for energy-efficient MAC operations in deep CNNs is accepted for publication in IEEE TPDS. Congrats Sathwika.
  • [03/21] Defense against side-channel attacks work is accepted for publication in IEEE TCAD. Congrats Abhijitt.
  • [02/21] Two papers on hardware security are accepted in DAC 2021. Congrats Gaurav and Sanket!
  • [01/21] Three papers are accepted in ISCAS 2021. Congrats Rakib, and Abhijitt.
  • [01/21] Dr. Sai will serve on TPC of GLSVLSI 2021.

    2020

    • [12/20] Our collaborative paper on on-chip wireless NoC security is nominated for best paper award in AsianHOST 2020 conference. Congrats Meraj!
    • [11/20] Ms. Sreenitha Kasarapu will be joining HART lab as a PhD student in Spring'21!
    • [11/20] Two papers are accepted in DATE 2021. Congratulations Rakib and Abhijitt!
    • [10/20] Our work on wireless NoC security was nominated for best paper award at IGSC'20. Congratulations Meraj!
    • [10/20] Two papers are accepted in AsianHost 2020. Congratulations Abhijitt and Meraj!
    • [09/20] HArt Lab is grateful to receive funding from DARPA for Hardware Trojan Detection.
    • [08/20] Two papers are accepted in IGSC 2020.
    • [08/20] Work on programmable PIM architecture is published in IEEE Computer Architecture Letters. Congratulations Sathwika.
    • [08/20] Dr. Sai's work on IoT malware detection and confinement with cognitive techniques is accepted for publication in IEEE Access.
    • [08/20] Mr. Pavlos Zouridakis has joined the group in Fall 2020 as PhD student.
    • [07/20] Two papers are accepted for presentation in GLSVLSI 2020 special session. Congratulations Sathwika.
    • [07/20] HArt lab has received funding from NSF to carryout research on COVID-19 as a part of NSF-RAPID program.
    • [06/20] Dr. Sai is guest editing a special issue on Benchmarking Machine Learning Systems and Applications in IEEE Design and Test Magazine.
    • [06/20] Dr. Sai will be serving on TPC (AI/ML System Design track) of ASP-DAC 2021.
    • [03/20] Two papers are accepted for presentation in ISQED 2020. Congratulations Abhijitt and Rakib.
    • [02/20] Training-agnostic malware detection with federated learning work is accepted for publication in ATINER 2020. Congratulations Sanket.
    • [01/20] Abhishek Vashisht's paper on in-door localization won best-paper award at ICCE 2020. Congratulations!
    • [01/20] Ms. Sathwika Bavikadi has joined the group in Spring 2020 as PhD student.

    2019

    • Zhiqian Chen's work on predicting de-obfuscation time through graph analytics is accepted for publication in DATE 2020 conference. Congratulations!
    • Dr. Sai will be serving on TPC (AI/ML System Design track) of DAC 2020.
    • Congratulations to Xiaojie Guo for her work on graph analytics awarded best paper award in ICDM 2019 (95 papers accepted out of 1046 papers).
    • Dr. Sai will be chairing "Machine learning for IoT" session in ESWEEK 2019 conference.
    • Gaurav Kohle's work on LUT obfuscation is nominated for best paper award in ICCAD 2019. Congratulations!
    • Computer vision-based approach for malware detection is accepted for publication in ICMLA 2019. Congratulations Sanket.
    • Congratulations to Sanket on the acceptance of stealthy malware detection work in ICTAI 2019.
    • Three papers from the group are accepted for work-in-progress in ESWEEK 2019.
    • Dr. Sai will be serving on TPC of VLSID 2020.
    • Congratulations Xiaojie on the acceptance of graph-learning-based malware epidemics in ICDM 2019.
    • HaRt lab has recruited three new Ph.D. students for Fall 2019.
    • Dr. Sai will be serving on TPC of CASES 2019.
    • Dr. Sai will be joining the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, George Mason University as a tenure-track assistant professor.
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