Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Student

Wei DaiIMG_1280

Wei Dai completed his Bachelor’s degree in 2008 from Fudan University, China, with a major in Electronic and Information Science and Technology. He is currently studying in the Vernam Lab at WPI to completed his MS and continue with his PhD. Wei’s research interest include security in cloud computing, multi-core implementations and homomorphic encryption. His current focus is the GPU implementation of a fully homomorphic encryption.

Marc Green

Marc Green completed his Bachelor’s degree in 2014 from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, with a major in Computer Science and a minor in Electronic and Computer Engineering. He is currently studying in the Vernam Lab at WPI to complete his MS degree. Marc’s research interests include embedded security, network security, and system security. He is currently working on developing a novel cache-timing side-channel attack on Android+ARM.

Yarkın Dorözyarkin

Yarkın Doröz received his BSc degree in Electronics Engineering in 2009 and his MSc degree in Computer Science in 2011 from Sabanci University. He is currently a member of Vernam Lab as a Ph.D. student. His research interest are computer architecture,  multicore implementations, hardware / software co-design of cryptographic algorithms with currently focus on hardware design of fully homomorphic encryption algorithms. Personal webpage link.

Michael Moukarzelmike

Michael Moukarzel completed his Bachelor’s degree in 2008 from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), with a major in Electrical and Computer Engineering and a minor in Computer Science. He is currently studying in the Vernam Lab at WPI to completed his MS and continue with his PhD. Michael’s research interested include computer architecture, digital, and hardware design. His current focus is designing a smart TPM module for both smart phones and PCs.

Cong Chenphoto

Cong Chen completed his Bachelor’s degree in Microelectronics from Harbin Institute of Technology, China in 2008 and Master’s degree in Electrical Enigeering from Tsinghua University in 2011. He is currently a PhD candidate in Vernam Lab at WPI. Cong’s research interest includes hardware security, side channel analysis and countermeasures.

Gizem Selcan Çetin

Gizem S. Cetin completed her BS(’12) and MS(’14) degrees in Computer Science and Engineering, at Sabanci University. She is currently a member of Vernam Lab and a PhD student at the ECE Department, WPI. Gizem’s research interest includes software design of cryptosystems, homomorphic encryption, fully and somewhat homomorphic  encryption and her current focus is designing software FHE/SWHE applications.

Gorka Irazoqui Apececheagorka

Gorka Irazoqui received his B.S and M.S in Telecommunications from Tecnun Universidad de Navarra, Spain in 2013. He is currently a PhD student whose research area is side channel attacks in the cloud.

Mehmet Sinan InciIMG_20140425_130519

Mehmet Sinan Inci  completed his B.S. in Electronics Engineering from Sabanci University in 2010 and MS.c. from Fatih University in 2013. He is currently a PhD student working on side-channel attacks and countermeasures in the cloud. Personal webpage: msinci.com

Berk Gulmezoglu

Berk Gulmezoglu completed his B.S. and Ms.S. degrees in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Bilkent University in 2012 and 2014, respectively. His research interests are cache timing attacks and side channel data analysis.

Okan Sekerokan

Okan Seker completed his Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics in 2012 and his MSc degree in Cryptography in 2012 from Middle East Technical University, Turkey. He is currentl
y studying in the Vernam Lab at WPI as a Ph.D. student. His current focus is the fault detection, Side channel analysis and countermeasures.