• Prof. Al Faruque is the recipient of the Henry Samueli School of Engineering Mid-Career Faculty Award for Research 2018-19

    This is the highest award from the school of engineering for a mid-career faculty. Prof. Al Faruque received it for his research contribution in the area of embedded and cyber-physical systems security.
  • Prof. Al Faruque is the recipient of the IEEE Technical Committee on Cyber-Physical Systems Early-Career Award 2018

    The IEEE TCCPS Early-Career Award (http://www.ieee-cps.org/doc/award/early_career_rev04.pdf) recognizes a junior researcher from either academia or industry who has demonstrated outstanding contributions to the field of cyber-physical system (CPS) in the early stage of his/her career development. Every year, only one person receives this award worldwide.
Prof. Al Faruque Receiving the IEEE TCCPS Early-Career Award 2018.
  • Prof. Al Faruque is the recipient of the UCI Academic Senate Distinguished Early-Career Faculty Award for Research 2017-18

    This is the highest award from the UCI. Prof. Al Faruque received it for his research contribution in the area of embedded systems.
Prof. Al Faruque Receiving the UCI Academic Senate Distinguished Early-Career Faculty Award for Research 2017-18
  • Prof. Al Faruque is the recipient of the Henry Samueli School of Engineering Early-Career Faculty Award for Research 2016-17

    This is the highest award from the school of engineering. Prof. Al Faruque received it for his research contribution in the area of embedded systems.
Prof. Al Faruque Receiving the Henry Samueli School of Engineering Early-Career Faculty Award for Research 2016-17
  • Prof. Al Faruque is the recipient of the IEEE CEDA Ernest S. Kuh Early Career Award 2016

    IEEE CEDA Ernest S. Kuh Early Career Award (http://ieee-ceda.org/awards/ernest-s-kuh-early-career) honors an individual who has made innovative and substantial technical contributions to the area of Electronic Design Automation in the early stages of his or her career. Prof. Al Faruque is selected as the recipient of this very competitive award and will be presented with it at ICCAD 2016. 
Prof. Al Faruque Receiving the IEEE CEDA Ernest S. Kuh Early Career Award 2016
  • Prof. Al Faruque is the recipient of the Thomas Edison Patent Award 2016

    Patent: “Network as automation platform for collaborative E-car charging at the residential premises” US8957634 B2

    Each year the Research & Development Council of New Jersey (http://www.rdnj.org/awards-recognitions/) honors the winners of the Thomas Edison Patent Awards at its annual Edison Patent Awards Ceremony & Reception in the IMAX Theater of the Liberty Science Center.  Prof. Al Faruque is selected as the recipient of this very prestigious award for his innovation.
The Edison Patent Awards at Liberty Science Center in Jersey City. 11/3/16 Photo by John O’Boyle
  • Prof. Al Faruque is the recipient of the EECS Professor of the Year 2015-16 Award

    Prof. Al Faruque has received the EECS Professor of the Year 2015-16 Award by the Engineering Student Council (ESC). The award was announced during the National Engineers Week (EWeek) 2016. For more information about the E-Week 2016 award please visit http://engineering.uci.edu/news/2016/3/samueli-school-celebrates-e-week
Prof. Al Faruque with the EECS Professor of the Year 2015-16 Award
  • DATE Best Paper Award 2016

    Paper: “OTEM: Optimized Thermal and Energy Management for Hybrid Electrical Energy Storage in Electric Vehicles

    CECS member and EECS Professor Mohammad Al Faruque and his student, Korosh Vatanparvar have received the best paper award at the IEEE/ACM Design Automation and Test in Europe (DATE) held in Dresden. DATE is one of the most prestigious conferences in the embedded systems and VLSI/CAD areas. This year DATE received over 800 submissions of which ~20% were accepted. Prof. Al Faruque is one of the few individuals worldwide who has received the best paper awards in all the top three CAD conferences (DATE 2016, DAC 2015, and ICCAD 2009). For more information about DATE visit http://www.date-conference.com/
Prof. Al Faruque Receiving the DATE Best Paper Award 2016
  • NDSS Distinguished Poster Award 2016

    Poster: “Exploiting Acoustic Side-Channel for Attack on Additive Manufacturing Systems

    CECS member and EECS Professor Mohammad Al Faruque and his student, Sujit Rokka Chhetri have received the distinguished poster award at the Internet Society the  Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS) held in San Diego. NDSS is one of the most prestigious conferences in the security area. For more information about NDSS visit http://www.internetsociety.org/events/ndss-symposium-2016
Prof. Al Faruque and his student Sujit Rokkka Chhetri with their NDSS Distinguished Poster Award 2016
  • Prof. Al Faruque received competitive Kane Kim Collaborative Fellowship Award for 2015-2016
  • Prof. Al Faruque received the prestigious Hellman Fellowship Award for 2015-2016
  • DAC Best Paper Award 2015

    Paper: “Battery Lifetime-Aware Automotive Climate Control for Electric Vehicles

    EECS Professor Mohammad Al Faruque and his student, Korosh Vatanparvar have received the best paper award at the IEEE/ACM Design Automation Conference (DAC) held in San Francesco. DAC is the oldest and most prestigious conference in the field of very-large-scale integration (VLSI) and computer-aided design (CAD) received more than 800 submissions, from which only 162 papers were accepted. For more information about DAC visit https://dac.com
Prof. Al Faruque and his Student Korosh Vatanparvar with their DAC Best Paper Award 2015
  • Undergraduate student of our group Quan received the prestigious 2015 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research
  • Graduate student Hsinchung Chen (Andrew) received Broadcom Foundation Fellowship 2015 (PI: Prof. Mohammad Al Faruque and Co-PI Prof. Pai Chou)
  • Graduate students from our lab Jiang Wan and Haeseung Lee received the Richard Newton Young Fellow award at DAC 2014
  • Prof. Al Faruque is selected as the Emulex Career Development Chair for 2012 -2015
  • Prof. Al Faruque received the best IP award nomination for DATE 2012
  • Prof. Al Faruque received the IEEE/ACM WILLIAM J. MCCALLA ICCAD Best Paper Award 2009

    Paper: “TAPE: Thermal-Aware Agent-Based Power Economy for Multi/Many-Core Architectures
Prof. Al Faruque Receiving the ICCAD Best Paper Award 2009
  • Prof. Al Faruque received HiPEAC Paper Award, 2008
  • Prof. Al Faruque received best paper award nomination for DAC, 2005
  • Prof. Al Faruque received RWTH masters scholarship, for class performance, 2003

Research Grants and Fundings

Co-PI: “GAANN – Secure Cyber-physical Systems for Smart Manufacturing” (DOEd – Department of Education), 2018- 2021

PI, “Physical Layer Key Generation Protocol for Secure V2X Communication Architecture in the Era of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles” (POPGrants), 2018- 2019.

PI, “DeepLCC – Deep Learning Code Curation” (DARPA), November 2018- April 2020

UCI-PI: “CPS: TTP Option: Medium: Collaborative Research: Low-Cost, High-Throughput, Cyber-Physical Synthesis of Encrypted DNA“, National Science Foundation (NSF), October 2017 – September 2020

Co-PI: “UC-National Lab Center for Electricity Distribution Cyber Security” (Total Budget: $3,750,000, UCI portion – $900,000), University of California Office of the President, 2018-2021

Cash Gift, Thanks to Rockwell Collins

PI: “Hardware Trojan Detection and Localization through Digital Twin of the Integrated Circuits“, ONR, Awarded. September 2017 – September 2020

PI: “Dynamic Data Driven Application Systems for Creating and Updating the Digital Twin“, Siemens Corporation, July 2017 – September 2017

Cash Gift, Thanks to Hyundai

PI: “Secure & Resilient Functional Modeling for Navy Cyber-Physical Systems“, ONR, October 2016 – September 2019

Co-PI: “Multi-Scale Analysis and Control of Smart Energy Systems“, National Science Foundation (NSF), September 2016 – August 2018

PI: “Cybermanufacturing: Defending Side Channel Attacks in Cyber-Physical Additive Layer Manufacturing System“, National Science Foundation (NSF), October 2015 – September 2017

PI: “Simulation Test Bed for Neighborhood Level Electric Vehicle Charge Control Algorithm“, Department of Energy (DOE), March 2013 – September 2013

PI: “Towards Secured Societal-Scale Cyber-Physical Transportation System“, Hellman Foundation, July 2015 – September 2016

PI: “Physical Security Vulnerability for Additive Layer Manufacturing“, Siemens Corporation, July 2015 – September 2015

PI : “Securing Wireless Communication in IoT Applications Via Physics-based Techniques“, Broadcom Foundation, 2016

PI : “M2M-Tracking: Collaborative Localization using M2M-Assisted Particle Filter“, Broadcom Foundation, Co-PI: Pai Chou, 2015

PI: “Secure and Robust Functional Modeling Compiler for Cyber-physical Systems“, Siemens Corporation, July 2014 – September 2014

PI: “Critical Infrastructure Forensics (CIF)“, Seed Funding Awards, July 2016 – September 2017

PI: “Defense Against Power Side Channel Attacks in Cyber-Physical Additive Layer Manufacturing Systems“, Kane Kim Collaborative Fellowship, October 2015 – July 2016 (awarded) Co-PIs: K. Smedley and M. Green

Co-PI: “Towards Modeling the Water-Energy Nexus to Enable Effective IoT Proliferation”, Interdisciplinary Innovation Initiative (I3), July 2015 – September 2016 (awarded), PIs: Fadi Kurdahi (EECS), Soroosh Sorooshian (CEE), Ahmed Eltawil (EECS), Amir AghaKouchak (CEE), Mohamad Al Faruque (EECS)

PI: “Research Award“, CORCL, July 2016 – September 2016

PI: “Research Award“, UCInspire, July 2016 – September 2017

PI: “Battery Lifetime-Aware Cyber-Physical Electric Vehicle Driving Management“, CORCL Single Investigator Innovation Grant

PI : “2014-2015 Research and Travel Award“, CORCL

PI: “Parallelization of the H.264 on GPU architecture“, ENGSURF fellowship, June 2014 – August 2014

PI: “Desktop computing infrastructure: cash support “, FDCI, February 2013-September 2013

PI: “Emulex Career Development Chair“, Emulex, October 2012 – September 2015

PI: “Advanced Integrated Cyber-Physical Systems Lab“, Internal funding (not detailed)


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