I am a professor of Hardware Security in the Department of Computer Systems at TalTech. I also lead the Centre for Hardware Security at TalTech. Prior to this position, I have held research appointments at Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA) and at the University of Bristol (Bristol, UK).
My primary research interest is in trust of integrated circuits.
I am currently recruiting PhD students and postdocs to work on the following topics: - Trustworthy integrated circuit (IC) design - Electronic design automation (EDA) for secure systems - Hardware trojans - Reverse engineering - Circuit obfuscation
Sep/2020 - We have a number of preprints out that are worth checking. See here, here, and here.
May/2020 - I gave a talk on some of my past research for a Brazilian chapter of the IEEE CASS. Link to the video here
Mar/2020 - Our H2020 Twinning project, SAFEST, was funded by the EC. Link in Estonian here and here
Feb/2020 - Our work on latch based logic locking was nominated for best paper - HOST 2020
Sep/2019 - Profile in TalTech's magazine
I have given up on keeping a list of publications on a website.
I do try to keep an updated list available on RG though: my Research Gate profile
My work has been sponsored by many research agencies. Here is a list of ongoing projects (green), and finished projects (gray).
EC H2020 Twinning - SAFEST
EC Professorship linked to the IT Academy programme