Zhang wins ‘Best Paper Award’ at international conference

A paper co-authored by Xuan “Silvia” Zhang, an assistant professor within the Department of Electrical & Systems Engineering, recently won the Best Paper Award at the 2019 Design, Automation and Test in Europe (DATE) Conference in Florence, Italy. DATE is one of the world’s top conferences on electronic design automation.

The paper, titled “When Capacitors Attack: Formal Method Driven Design and Detection of Charge-Domain Trojans,” was selected from a field of more than 800 submissions.

Huifeng Zhu, a PhD student and research assistant within the Department of Electrical & Systems Engineering, was also included as the first co-author of the paper.