Yier Jin, PhD
Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida
Associate Partner, Intel Collective Research Instutute for Secure Computing
Cyber-Physical System Security Subcommittee Chair, IEEE Technical Committee on Cybernetics for Cyber-Physical Systems (CCPS)
Before joining UCF, I spent 5 years in New Haven, Connecticut and received my PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from Yale University in 2012. Before that, I received my B.S. and M.S. degrees from Zhejiang University in 2005 and 2007, respectively.
My research has mainly focused on developing methods for ensuring the security and trustworthiness of integrated circuits and systems and has contributed several key solutions in the area of trusted hardware. These areas include
- IoT and CPS Security
- Hardware IP/SoC Formal Verification
- Security Enhanced Processor Architectures for Cybersecurity
- Gate-Level Netlist Security Analysis and Enhancement
- Emerging Devices in Hardware Security
10/11/2016. One SSL member, Ms. Heather Lawrence led a team from UCF and won the First Place at the UConn's CSI CyberSEED Social Engineering competition for the second year. http://www.csi.uconn.edu/cyberseed/
9/20/2016. SSL's work in platform security, titled "Towards a Policy-Agnostic Control-Flow Integrity Implementation," is accepted for presentation in Black Hat Europe 2016. More information about the talk can be found HERE.
7/28/2016. One SSL member, Ms. Heather Lawrence was invited to visit White House attending the Cybersecurity Competitions Workshop. News Link.
7/22/2016. One SSL member, Mr. Dean Sullivan was selected as the shadow TPC member of ASIACCS 2017, one prestigious cybersecurity conference.
7/14/2016. One SSL member, Ms. Heather Lawrence was awarded one of seven National Veteran Scholarships. News Link.
7/12016. Dr. Jin attends the AFRL Visiting Faculty Research Program (VFRP) in summer 2016.
6/2/2016. Dr. Jin is invited to serve as the Associate Editor of the Integration, the VLSI Journal.
6/1/2016. Dr. Jin is invited to serve as the Associate Editor of the two new journals, Journal on Hardware Security and IET Journal of CPS. More information about these two journals will be released soon.
5/4/2016. Dr. Jin is selected for the Early CAREER Award of the Department of Energy (DoE).
4/25/2016. Two of the SSL members, Mr. Dean Sullivan and Mr. Orlando arias, were awarded the A. Richard Newton Young Students of the Design Automation Conference, 2016.
4/5/2016. Two of the SSL members, Mr. Kelvin Ly and Mr. Orlando Arias, were selected as recipients of the University of Central Florida’s ORC Doctoral Fellowship.
3/29/2016. One of the SSL members, Mr. Orlando Arias, was awarded the 2016 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Fellowship.
3/29/2016. One of the SSL members, Mr. Dean Sullivan, received the Honorable Mention of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
3/2/2016. Dr. Jin is invited to serve as the Associate Editor of the IET journal on Computers & Digital Techniques.
2/24/2016. Dr. Jin is invited to attend the Workshop US-Brazil on Cyber Security and Privacy. The workshop is a direct outcome of the recent visit paid by the President of Brazil Mrs. Dilma Rousseff to the United States.
1/25/2016. Our paper title "Netlist Reverse Engineering for High-Level Functionality Reconstruction" is selected for the Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC 2016) Best Paper Award. (Photo)
12/4/2015. An NSF REU site titled "REU Site: Research Experiences in the Internet of Things" is granted by NSF. This new site will focus on IoT development and security assessment for undergraduate students nationwide.
11/14/2015. Our undergraduate team "KnightSec2" won the Second Place Award in the NYU-Poly CSAW Embedded System Challenges. (We are the Second Place Winner in 2013, 2014, and 2015 in a row).
10/29/2015. Our undergraduate team "KnightSec" won the Second Place Award in the UConn's CyberSEED IoT Challenge.