UMBC VLSI-SOC GROUP

The primary research areas include digital, analog, and mixed-signal CMOS ICs/SOCs for a variety of applications, verification and testing techniques for analog, digital and mixed-signal ICs, CAD tools for design and analysis of microprocessors and FPGAs, Automobile electronics, and biochips, as well as interdisciplinary research projects.

News:

  • September 20, 2022: Prof. Riadul received Department of Defense (DoD) award on "IC Systems, Testing and Verification towards Secure Operation and Remote Attestation of IoT Devices," PI: Prof. Ryan Robucci, Project period (2022 - 2023), $100K.

  • September 18, 2022: Three graduate students Debanjan Das, Disha Rajendrabhai Jayswal, and Ramasai Mamidala joined UMBC VLSI-SOC group.

  • September 8, 2022: Two graduate students Shaylee Fereidounfar and Akram Mohammad joined UMBC VLSI-SOC group.

  • August 16, 2022: Our Conference article "Degradable Tracking System based on Hardware Multi-Model Estimators" is accepted in 2022 IEEE (Resilience Week), congratulations to corresponding graduate student Saad, UMBC group, and USNA group.

  • August 11, 2022: Our Journal article "Early-Stage DRC Prediction Using Ensemble Machine Learning Algorithms" is accepted in IEEE Transactions on CJECE (CJECE) as a Regular Paper.

  • July 9, 2022: Prof. Riadul joined as an Associate Editor of Springer Circuits, Systems and Signal Processing (CSSP) Journal.

  • July 3, 2022: Prof. Riadul has been elected to be a member of the VLSI Systems and Applications Technical Committee (VSA-TC) of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (IEEE-CAS). Thank you to the VSA-TC Chair and the members for the support.

  • July 2, 2022: Prof. Riadul will be serving as a Session Chair of "Testing, Reliability and Fault Tolerance" of the 32nd ACM Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI (GLSVLSI).

  • May 25, 2022: Prof. Riadul is serving as a Topic Lead Editor of Frontiers in Communications and Networks Journal.

  • May 13, 2022: Congratulations to Dhandeep for successfully defending his Masters' thesis.

  • April 29, 2022: Prof. Riadul elevated to IEEE Senior Member.

  • April 6, 2022: Our Journal article "Feasibility Prediction for Rapid IC Design Space Exploration" is accepted in MDPI electronics (Link) as a Regular Paper.

  • April 5, 2022: Prof. Riadul will be serving as a Program Committee (PC) member of the 2022 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD) San Diego, California, USA.

  • February 21, 2022: Prof. Riadul will be serving as a Technical Program Committee (TPC) member of the 2022 IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI (ISVLSI) Aliathon Resort, Pafos, Cyprus.

  • February 01, 2022: Thanks to Rezonent Inc. for the generous equipment gift.

  • January 14, 2022: Our conference article "Power and Skew Reduction Using Resonant Energy Recycling in 14-nm FinFET Clocks" is accepted in the MDPI (ISCAS) as a full-presentation, congratulations to Ph. D. student Dhandeep for his first paper.

  • January 7, 2022: Prof. Riadul will be serving as a Technical Program Committee (TPC) member of the 32nd ACM Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI (GLSVLSI).

  • January 5, 2022: Our ISQED article "A Highly Reliable SEU Hardened Latch and High Performance SEU Hardened Flip-Flop" reached more than "1000" downloads from IEEE Xplore Digital Library!!

  • December 16, 2021: Prof. Riadul received National Science Foundation (NSF) award, PI: Prof. Riadul, Project period (2022 - 2024), $200K.

  • December 9, 2021: Prof. Riadul received Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) award, PI: Prof. Riadul, Project period (2022 - 2023), $100K. Congratulations to my industrial partner Oculi and Co-PI Prof. Ryan Robucci.

  • December 8, 2021: Our IEEE TVLSI Journal article "CMCS: Current-Mode Clock Synthesis" reached more than "1000" downloads from IEEE Xplore Digital Library!!

  • November 23, 2021: Our Journal article "GGNB: Graph-Based Gaussian Naive Bayes Intrusion Detection System for CAN Bus" accepted in Elsevier Vehicular communications (VEHCOM) as a Regular Paper.

  • November 13, 2021: Prof. Riadul received Maryland Innovation Initiative (MII) award, PI: Prof. Riadul, Project period (2022 - 2023), $115K.

  • October 13, 2021: Prof. Riadul gave an invited talk, "Electronic Design Automation and Network Security," at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

  • June 29, 2021: Prof. Riadul received Silicon Valley industrial award on "EDA for next-generation microprocessors," PI: Prof. Riadul, Project period (2021 - 2024), $0.45M.

  • June 26, 2021: Prof. Riadul will be serving as a Technical Program Committee (TPC) member of the 2022 IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE).

  • June 22, 2021: Prof. Riadul received Office of Naval Research (ONR) award, PI: Prof. Robucci, Project period (2021 - 2024), $0.58M.

  • April 14, 2021: Prof. Riadul will be serving as a Technical Program Committee (TPC) member of the 2021 IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI (ISVLSI) Virtual.

  • March 16, 2021: Thanks to Maxim Integrated for the generous gift.

  • March 12, 2021: Our Conference article on Intrusion Detection System accepted in DAC21 WIP Session.

  • January 9, 2021: Prof. Riadul will be serving as a Technical Program Committee (TPC) member of the 31th ACM Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI (GLSVLSI).

  • November 25, 2020: Our vehicular communications security research featured at AAAS and EurekAlert news (Link).

  • October 3, 2020: Our Journal article "Resonant Energy Recycling SRAM Architecture" accepted in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II (TCAS-II) as a Regular Paper.

  • September 16, 2020: Our Journal article "Graph-Based Intrusion Detection System for Controller Area Networks" accepted in IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems (T-ITS) as a Regular Paper.

  • September 4, 2020: Prof. Riadul received Supplement for Undergraduate Research Experiences (SURE) award for the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Semesters.

  • September 3, 2020: Prof. Riadul received Federal Work-Study (FWS) grant to support his undergraduate research assistants for the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Semesters.

  • June 26, 2020: Prof. Riadul received SURFF Award for Summer 2020.

  • June 23, 2020: Our US patent "System and method for a hybrid current-mode and voltage-mode integrated circuit (link)," issued.

  • April 6, 2020: Our Journal article "Improving CAN Bus Security by Assigning Dynamic Arbitration IDs" accepted in Springer Nature Journal of Transportation Security (JTRS) as a Regular Paper.

  • March 19, 2020: Prof. Riadul will give an invited talk at the IEEE Baltimore Chapter of Electron Devices & Solid-State Circuits on "Design Challenges in Advanced Technology Nodes." Location: The National Electronics Museum, Date/Time: Monday September 21, 2020.

  • January 14, 2020: Prof. Riadul will be serving as a Technical Program Committee (TPC) member of the IEEE/ACM DAC 2020 LBR Session, San Francisco, CA, USA.

  • January 5, 2020: Prof. Riadul will be serving as a Technical Program Committee (TPC) member of the IEEE TENSYMP 2020, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

  • December 10, 2019: Prof. Riadul will be serving as a Technical Program Committee (TPC) member of the 30th ACM Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI (GLSVLSI), Beijing, China.

  • August 25, 2019: New position available: I will be hiring fully-funded Ph.D. student in Fall 2020 in the area of VLSI, hardware security, neuromorphic computing, computer architecture, non-Von-Neumanm architecture, Quantum computing, machine learning, and related area. Please feel free to inform people if anyone interested in pursuing a Ph.D. at UMBC.

  • August 23, 2019: Dr. Islam joined UMBC as a tenure track assistant professor.

  • May 10, 2019: Our Conference article "Soft Voting-Based Ensemble Approach to Predict Early Stage DRC Violations" accepted for oral presentation at the IEEE 62nd International Midwest Symposium on Circuits & Systems MWSCAS19. Congratulations to the corresponding graduate student!!

  • March 26, 2019: Our Conference article "Predicting DRC Violations Using Ensemble Random Forest Algorithm" accepted in DAC19 Late Breaking Results (LBR) Session. Congratulations to the corresponding graduate student!!

  • March15, 2019: Prof. Riadul is invited to attend the upcoming NSF CAREER CISE Workshop at NSF Headquarters in Alexandria, VA.

  • March13, 2019: Call for paper Semiconductor Science and Information Devices Journal (.pdf), all submitted papers for the first 2 issues will be waived of Article Processing Charges (APC).

  • February 1, 2019: Our research highlighted in ACM SIGDA E-NEWSLETTER "Researcher Spotlight" section, published on 1 February 2019, Vol. 49, No. 2 .

  • January 21, 2019: Our Journal article "Low-Power Highly Reliable SET-Induced Dual-Node Upset Hardened Latch and Flip-Flop" accepted in IEEE Transactions on CJECE (CJECE) as a Regular Paper.

  • December 6, 2018: Our proposal entitled "Single Event Transient Induced Double Node Upset Hardened Memory System" received the Michigan space Grant Consortium (MSGC) grant Sponsored by NASA, Project period (1st January 2019 - 30 June 2020)!!

  • November 30, 2018: Our proposal entitled "Application of Machine Learning in CAN Bus Security" received the competitive ORSP Seed grant, Project period (1st January 2019 - 30th June 2020)!!

  • November 19, 2018: Our IEEE MWSCAS Conference article "TSPC-DICE: A single phase clock high performance SEU hardened flip-flop" reached more than "1000" downloads from IEEE Xplore Digital Library!!

  • October 5, 2018: Our Journal article "Negative Capacitance Clock Distribution" accepted in IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing (TETC) as a Regular Paper.

  • October 1, 2018: Our Journal article "High-Speed On-Chip Signaling: Voltage or Current-Mode?" accepted in IETE Transactions on Journal of Research (TIJR) as a Regular Paper.

  • September 5, 2018: Our work highlighted in STMicroelectronics blog "UM-Dearborn Students Put ST in the Driver Seat of their Driverless Car."

  • August 16, 2018: Our Journal article "HCDN: Hybrid-Mode Clock Distribution Networks" accepted in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I (TCAS-I) as a Regular Paper.

  • August 9, 2018: Our IEEE TCAS-I Journal article "Low-Power Clock Distribution Using a Current-Pulsed Clocked Flip-Flop" reached more than "1000" downloads from IEEE Xplore Digital Library!!

  • July 14, 2018: Prof. Riadul is in University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC) Alumnus News (Link).

  • June 12, 2018: Our Journal article "Low-Power Resonant Clocking Using Soft Error Robust Energy Recovery Flip-Flops" accepted in Springer Nature Journal of Electronic Testing: Theory and Applications (JETTA) as a Regular Paper.

  • May 14, 2018: Our Journal article "DCMCS: Highly Robust Low-Power Differential Current-Mode Clocking and Synthesis" accepted in IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems (TVLSI) as a Regular Paper.

  • February 20, 2018: Our Conference article "Low-Jitter Hybrid-Mode Clock Distribution Networks " accepted in DAC18 WIP Session.

  • January 16, 2018: Dr. Riadul awarded with UCSC inventor IRP 2017 award (news).

  • December 8, 2017: Our MOSIS proposal got accepted.

  • October 10, 2017: Our US patent "Current-Mode Clock Distribution," issued.

  • September 1, 2017: Dr. Riadul Islam joined University of Michigan Dearborn ECE Department as an Assistant Professor.