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Srivastava, Ankur

Srivastava, Ankur

Director, Institute for Systems Research
Former Associate Dean, Graduate Programs
Electrical and Computer Engineering
The Institute for Systems Research
2173 and 2317 AV Williams Bldg

Ankur Srivastava, the seventh director of the Institute for Systems Research, has a joint appointment in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and ISR. Dr. Srivastava received his B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi in 1998 and PhD in Computer Science from UCLA in 2002. He was awarded the prestigious Outstanding Dissertation Award from the CS department of UCLA in 2002. His primary research interests lie in the field of high performance, low power and secure electronic systems and applications such as computer vision, data and storage centers and sensor networks. He has published numerous papers on these topics at prestigious venues. He has been a part of the technical program & organizing committees of several conferences such as ICCAD, DAC, ISPD, ICCD, GLSVLSI, HOST and others. He has served as the associate editor for IEEE Transactions on VLSI, IEEE Transactions on CAD and INTEGRATION: VLSI Journal. His research and teaching contributions have also been recognized through various awards.

Honors and awards

Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) "for contributions to chip hardware security" (2023)

Best Paper Award, ACM International Symposium on Physical Design (ISPD 2007)




High performance, low power and secure electronic systems and applications such as computer vision, data and storage centers and sensor networks

Srivastava is a co-general chair of 2024 IEEE HOST Symposium

HOST is the premier symposium that facilitates the rapid growth of hardware-based security research and development.

Bipartisan support in Congress for Clark School-led Mid-Atlantic Semiconductor Collaborative

The collaborative, led by the University of Maryland and Booz Allen Hamilton, is uniquely positioned to advance microelectronics technologies as part of the forthcoming Microelectronics Commons initiative.

Ankur Srivastava elected IEEE Fellow

Srivastava was recognized "for contributions to chip hardware security."

FCC Commissioner Nathan Simington visits UMD 5G Secure Test Bed

Simington participated in a CTIA meeting on 5G security and test bed tour hosted by ISR.

Srivastava named an associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Computers

The ISR director will edit the 'security and privacy' section of the journal.

ISR/ECE faculty organizing, moderating panel at CADforAssurance

Gang Qu is one of the event organizers; Ankur Srivastava is a moderator of Panel 5 on hardware assurance for AI.

Michael Zuzak accepts tenure-track position at RIT

The student of Ankur Srivastava specializes in hardware-oriented security.

Alum Domenic Forte featured on EE Times podcast

The former student of Ankur Srivastava talks about the growing counterfeit IC problem.

Alum Domenic Forte to receive advisor/mentor award

Forte is an associate professor in the University of Florida’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)