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ECE Assistant Professor Xiaolin Xu, in collaboration with Shaolei Ren from the University of California-Riverside, was awarded a $600K NSF grant for “Securing Brain-inspired Hyperdimensional Computing against Design-time and Run-time Attacks for Edge Devices.”
ECE Assistant Professor Xiaolin Xu is leading a $1.2M NSF grant, in collaboration with ECE Professor Miriam Leeser and Mike Zink from the University of Massachusetts, for “CAREFREE:Cloud infrAstructure ResiliencE of the Future foR tEstbeds, accelerators and nEtworks.” Abstract Source: NSF Cyberinfrastructure in the form of cloud computing has become the main workhorse for accelerating […]
ECE Assistant Professor Xiaolin Xu was awarded a $600K NSF CAREER Award for “Securing Reconfigurable Hardware Accelerator for Machine Learning: Threats and Defenses.”
ECE Assistant Professor Xiaolin Xu was awarded a $1.2 million NSF grant for “Accelerating Privacy-Preserving Machine Learning as a Service: From Algorithm to Hardware.” The project aims to accelerate machine learning (ML) as a service by developing efficient, scalable, and encryption-conscious computing paradigms using new ML-specific cryptographic operators, accuracy-preserving and crypto-friendly neural architectures, and pioneered algorithm-hardware co-design methodologies.
ECE Assistant Professor Xiaolin Xu and student Tong Zhou, PhD’25, and coauthor Dr. Shaolei Ren from UC Riverside, received the IEEE/ACM William J. McCalla ICCAD Best Paper Nomination, at the 2022 International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (IEEE/ACM ICCAD, San Diego, CA), for their paper titled “ObfuNAS: A Neural Architecture Search-based DNN Obfuscation Approach”.
ECE Assistant Professor Xiaolin Xu, in collaboration with Arizona State University, was awarded a $500K NSF grant to design a “Secure and Robust Machine Learning in Multi-Tenant Cloud FPGA.”
Computer engineering student, Shijin Duan, PhD’25, advised by ECE Assistant Professor Xiaolin Xu, is the recipient of the prestigious ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems (TODAES) Rookie Author of the Year (RAY) Award, for their paper titled “FPGAPRO: A Defense Framework Against Crosstalk-Induced Secret Leakage in FPGA”.
ECE PhD students Wenhao Wang, Shijin Duan, and Yukui Luo, advised by Professor Xiaolin Xu, recently participated in the Embedded Security Challenge (ECS) at the CSAW 2020 conference, placing 3rd in the US-Canada region.
ECE Assistant Professor Xiaolin Xu, in collaboration with Houbing Song at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Jiawei Yuan at UMass Dartmouth, was awarded a $500K NSF grant for “Bolstering UAV Cybersecurity Education through Curriculum Development with Hands-on Laboratory Framework”.