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Qu, Gang

Qu, Gang

Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering
The Institute for Systems Research
Maryland Applied Graduate Engineering
Maryland Energy Innovation Institute
1417 A.V. Williams Building
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Gang Qu received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science from UCLA in 1998 and 2000, respectively. Previously, he had studied Mathematics in the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) and the University of Oklahoma. He joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Maryland in 2000. He holds a joint appointment with the Institute for Systems Research. He is a joint associate professor at UMIACS and an affiliate associate professor at the Computer Science Department.

Dr. Qu is a member of IEEE and ACM. He is also an individual member of the Virtual Socket Interface (VSI) Alliance. He has served the technical program committee for many conferences and is currently the general co-chair for the 16th ACM Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI (GLSVLSI 2006). He has published more than 60 journal and conference papers in these areas and co-authored the first book in VLSI Design intellectual property protection. He has won the ACM SIGMOBILE MobiCom best student paper award in 2001.

Honors and awards

•   IEEE Fellow, 2021

•    Best Paper Award for the IEEE Conference on Application-specific Systems, Architectures and Processors (2006)

•    George Corcoran Award, ECE Department, University of Maryland (2002)

•    ACM International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking Best Paper Award (2001)

Optimization and combinatorial problems, applying theoretical discovery to applications in VLSI CAD, wireless sensor networks, bioinformatics, and cybersecurity, with a focus on low power system design and hardware related security and trust.

He has published more than 60 journal and conference papers in these areas and co-authored the first book in VLSI Design intellectual property protection. He won the ACM SIGMOBILE MobiCom best student paper award in 2001..


He has taught the following courses: ENEE 114, ENEE 244, ENEE 644, ENEE 759B, and ENEE 759Q. He won the George Corcoran Teaching Award in 2002.

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Gang Qu and alumni contribute two chapters to authenticating embedded devices book

The book covers state-of-the-art integrated circuit authentication techniques, including technologies, protocols and emerging applications.

Srivastava, Qu part of Department of Defense 'SHIP' Project hardware security team

They will investigate a wide range of attack methodologies that could be used against protoype IC chiplets being developed in the project.

$4.96M for Maryland researchers in DARPA AISS semiconductor security project

ISR, ECE, Fraunhofer USA CESE and ARLIS researchers will assess strength of AISS security protections.

Jacob, Qu Named IEEE Fellows

ECE professors elected fellows of world's leading professional association for the advancement of technology.

Seven UMD Engineers Recognized as Highly Cited Researchers

Clarivate Highly Cited Researchers have published multiple papers frequently cited by their peers over the last decade.

Gang Qu and colleagues develop method to detect recycled integrated circuits masquerading as new chips

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Symptoms all in your head—or in your gut? Maybe a little of both.

UMD researchers are building an ingestible capsule that can monitor and model gut microbiome serotonin activity and help demystify the “gut-brain axis.”

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

  • Fellow, 2021