Michail Maniatakos’s scholarly interests span from abstract computer science to hardware manufacturing. Maniatakos has published in several key research areas, such as computer architecture, design and test, microprocessor reliability, and hardware security. He has received the IEEE TTTC Gerald W. Gordon Award for exceptional service to the community, and won the Embedded System Challenge at CSAW VIII and CSAW X, in 2011 and 2013 respectively.
Maniatakos directs the Modern Microprocessor Architectures Lab (MoMAlab) at NYUAD and his research focuses on homomorphically encrypted general-purpose computation, hardware security, industrial control system security and heterogeneous microprocessor architectures. In 2014, he received a $400,000 grant from Consolidated Edison, New York, for research on smart-grid cybersecurity. Maniatakos received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. from the University of Piraeus, Greece and his M.Sc., M.Phil., and Ph.D. from Yale University.