Trustable Digital Circuit Design Lab

 

         Ongoing Funded Projects

1.     PaDSP: A Parallel Asynchronous Digital Signal Processing Architecture for Energy Efficiency, Performance, and Scalability, DARPA, $589,370, PI, 02/24/2014 02/23/2018

2.     Asynchronous A/D Converter for In Situ Instruments Operating under Extreme Environments, NASA, $500,000, PI, 11/01/2013 10/31/2016

3.     Application Specific Data Acquisition Using High Temperature Silicon Carbide CMOS, NSF, $200,000, co-PI, 05/01/2015 10/31/2016

4.     Academic Collaboration for Cybersecurity of Energy Delivery Systems Research and Development for the Energy Sector, DOE, $15,290,588, Associate Director, 10/10/2015 09/30/2020

5.     Access Control for Distributed Systems with ADPT (Access Control Policy Tool) Adaption, NIST, $50,000, co-PI, 01/01/2016 12/31/2016

6.     Extreme Environment Microcontrollers, NSF, $349,198, PI, 09/01/2016 08/31/2019

 

         Past Funded Projects

1.     "ADAPT: an Adaptive Delay-insensitive Asynchronous PlaTform for energy efficiency across wide dynamic ranges," NSF, $300,000, PI, 08/2012 07/2016

2.     Security Rule Check: A Comprehensive Framework for Evaluating Security of Integrated Circuits, SRC, $100,000, co-PI, 01/01/2015 12/31/2015

3.     "Silicon Carbide Integrated Circuits for Ultra-high Efficiency Power Electronics," NSF, $600,000, co-PI, 09/2012 08/2015

4.     "Ultra-Low Power Delay-Insensitive Asynchronous Circuits," Semiconductor Research Corporation, $294,000, PI, 03/01/2011 - 07/31/2015

5.     Access Control Policy Verification Mechanism Comparison and NIST Access Control Policy Tool (ACPT) Enhancement, NIST, $50,000, co-PI, 05/01/2014 04/30/2015

6.     Side-Channel-Proof Circuit Design for Hardware Security, ARO, $50,000, PI, 08/01/2014 05/31/2015

7.     Structural Checking for Trust in Silicon IP, DOD SBIR Phase I subcontract through Radiance Technologies, Inc., $50,000, PI, 05/05/2014 11/04/2014

8.     "Asynchronous and Mixed-Signal IC Design and CAD for Next Generation Ultra-Low Power Computing and Communication Systems for Medical, Mobile, and Sensor Network Applications," DoEd GAANN Program, $514,512, co-PI, 08/15/2009 - 08/14/2013

9.     "DIMFA: Digital IP Malicious Functionality Analysis Tool," DARPA, $250,300, PI, 03/2011 - 05/2013

10. "NCL Chip Packaging and Testing," Air Force Research Lab through Microelectronics Research and Development Corporation, $43,007, PI, 09/2011 06/2012

11. "SCL Cell Library Development," NanoWatt Design, LLC., $12,709, co-PI, 07/2011 - 01/2012

12. "Low-Power Radiation-Hardened Delay-Insensitive Asynchronous Microcontroller Technology Capable of Operating in Extreme Temperature Environments," NASA SBIR Phase I subcontract from Arkansas Power Electronics International Inc., $29,150, PI, 02/2011 - 09/2011

13. "Development of an Ultra-Low Power IC Design and Packaging Technique to Provide a Variety of Critical Anti-Tamper Safeguards," Air Force SBIR Phase I subcontract from Space Photonics Inc., $33,303, PI, 01/22/2011 - 10/21/2011

14. "Comparison of Synchronous and Asynchronous Digital Circuits under Extreme Temperatures," State of Arkansas Student Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program, $4,000, PI, 01/01/2011 - 12/31/2011

15. "Fingerprinting RFID Tags with Transfer-of-Ownership Capabilities," NSF, $199,968, co-PI, 09/01/2010 08/31/2012

16. "Integrating Asynchronous Digital Design into the Undergraduate Computer Engineering Curriculum throughout the Nation," NSF, $499,999, co-PI, 08/01/2007 - 07/31/2012

17. "Side-Channel-Proof Embedded Processors with Integrated Multi-Layer Protection," NSF, $200,000, PI, 09/01/2009 - 08/31/2011

18. "Investigation of Partitioning Algorithms for 3-D Delay-Insensitive Circuits," State of Arkansas Student Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program, $2,650, PI, 01/01/2010 - 05/31/2010

19. "DIMLOG: Ultra-Low Power Delay-Insensitive Asynchronous Circuits," DARPA, $305,326, PI, 09/30/2008 - 03/31/2010

20. "Side-Channel Attack Mitigation for Integrated Circuits," State of Arkansas Student Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program, $2,650, PI, 01/01/2009 - 12/31/2009

21. "RFID Information Systems Security (INFOSEC) for Nation-Wide Engineering Education," NSF, $149,073, co-PI, 01/01/2008 - 12/31/2009

22. "SEU/SEL Resistant Ultra-Low Power Asynchronous Processor Design for Low-Temperature Applications," NASA SBIR Phase I subcontract from Space Photonics Inc., $33,317, PI, 01/22/2009 - 07/21/2009

23. "A Synchronous Timer Module for an Asynchronous 8051 Microcontroller," State of Arkansas Student Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program, $2,650, PI, 01/01/2008 - 05/31/2008

24. "Towards Trustable Embedded Systems: Hardware Threat Modeling for Integrated Circuits," Army Research Office, $49,928, PI, 01/01/2008 - 09/30/2008

25. "DDRS: Distributed Detection and Recognition System," Navy SBIR Phase I subcontract from FastVDO LLC., $14,999, PI, 07/01/2007 - 01/31/2008

26. "Anti-Counterfeiting RFID Tags," NSF, $243,819, co-PI, 08/01/2007 - 07/31/2009

27. "Delay-Insensitive ALU Design for Wide Temperature," University of Arkansas, $13,200, PI, 04/15/2007 - 04/14/2008

28. "DC-Motor Drive Encompassing SiGe Asynchronous Control Electronics for Ultra-Wide Temperature (-230C to +130C)," NASA SBIR Phase II subcontract from Arkansas Power Electronics International Inc., $205,443, PI, 12/01/2006 - 11/30/2008

29. "DC-Motor Drive Encompassing SiGe Asynchronous Control Electronics for Ultra-Wide Temperature (-230C to +130C)," NASA SBIR Phase I subcontract from Arkansas Power Electronics International Inc., $20,877, PI, 01/01/2006 - 06/30/2006