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Awards/Honors

My Awards

  • IEEE/ACM DAC under 40 Innovator Award, Design Automation Conference, June 2024.
  • Excellence Award for Assistant Professors, Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, April 2024.
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Career Award, “SAIF: Security Assurance through AI and Formal Approaches for System-on-Chips,” 2024-2029.
  • Service Excellence Award, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Florida, August 2023.
  • Best paper award nomination, IEE/ACM Design Automation and test in Europe (DATE), November 2022 (three papers).
  • Young Faculty Award, Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), September 2022.
  • Research Excellent Award, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, University of Florida, August 2022.
  • Best work in progress paper, IEEE International Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security and Trust (HOST), May 2022
  • Ph.D. Forum at Design Automation Conference, ACM SIGDA, San Francisco, CA, June 2018.
  • Gartner Group Info Tech Scholarship, CISE Department, University of Florida, March 2017.
  • ACM Capital Region Celebration of Women in Computing Scholarship, Washington, D.C., USA, February 2017.
  • Best paper award nomination, Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference, Tokyo, Japan, January 2017.
  • IEEE System Validation and Debug Technology Committee Student Research Award, January 2017.
  • CRA-W (Computing Research Association-Women) Grad Cohort Scholarship, San Diego, CA, April 2016.
  • DAC Richard Newton Young Student Fellowship Award, San Francisco, June 2015.

Students’ Awards under My Supervision:

  • Nidish Vashistha and Muhammad Monir Hossain, Attendee’s Choice Award, Hardware Demo Competition, IEEE HOST 2022.
  • Dipayan Saha and Mashahedur Mridha, Winner of the HOST 2022 Microelectronic Security Challenge – IP Security Track, IEEE HOST 2022.
  • Andrew Stern: Best Hardware Demo, First place, “SPARTA: Laser Probing Approach for Trojan Detection,” Andrew Stern, Shahin Tajik, Farimah Farahmandi and Mark Tehranipoor, IEEE HOST 2020.
  • Nitin Pundir: Best Hardware Demo, Attendee’s Choice, “REFaaS: Remote Exploitation of FPGA-as-a-Service Platforms,” Nitin Pundir, Fahim Rahman, Farimah Farahmandi and Mark Tehranipoor, IEEE HOST 2020.
  • Tao Zhang, DAC Richard Newton Young Student Fellowship Award, June 2020.
  • Arash Vafaei, DAC Richard Newton Young Student Fellowship Award, June 2020.