ECE PhD Wins ACM TODAES Rookie Author of the Year Award

Rookie Author of the Year Plaque.

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“.

RAY is a new award that ACM TODAES initiated this year, and the selection process was very competitive. The selection committee has done a thorough vetting of all the nominations and their paper has been determined to be worthy of the award! The award will be presented at this year’s Design Automation Conference (DAC).

Related Faculty: Xiaolin Xu

Related Departments:Electrical & Computer Engineering