Ozgur Sinanoglu is an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at New York University Abu Dhabi. He earned his B.S. degrees, one in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and one in Computer Engineering, both from Bogazici University, Turkey in 1999. He obtained his M.S and Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from University of California San Diego in 2001 and 2004, respectively. He has industry experience at TI, IBM and Qualcomm, and has been with NYU Abu Dhabi since 2010. During his Ph.D., he won the IBM Ph.D. fellowship award twice. He is also the recipient of the best paper awards at IEEE VLSI Test Symposium 2011 and ACM Conference on Computer and Communication Security 2013.
Prof. Sinanoglu’s research interests include design-for-test, design-for-security and design-for-trust for VLSI circuits, where he has more than 160 conference and journal papers, and 15 issued and pending US Patents. Sinanoglu has given more than a dozen tutorials on hardware security and trust in leading CAD and test conferences, such as DAC, DATE, ITC, VTS, ETS, ICCD, ISQED, etc. He is serving or has served as track/topic chair or technical program committee member in about 15 conferences, and as (guest) associate editor for IEEE TIFS, IEEE TETC, IEEE TCAD, ACM JETC, Elsevier MEJ, JETTA, and IET CDT journals.
Prof. Sinanoglu is the director of the Design-for-Excellence Lab at NYU Abu Dhabi. His recent research in hardware security and trust is being funded by US National Science Foundation, US Department of Defense, Semiconductor Research Corporation, and Mubadala Technology.