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Himanshu Thapliyal

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Himanshu Thapliyal

Associate Professor


Contact Information

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Education

  • PhD, Computer Science and Engineering, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, 2011

Biography

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Himanshu Thapliyal is an Associate Professor with the Min H. Kao Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Previously, Thapliyal was an Assistant Professor and Endowed Robley D. Evans Faculty Fellow with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA. He was the Co-Director of the Cybersecurity Certification Program at the University of Kentucky. He received a PhD degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of South Florida, Tampa, in 2011. From 2012 to 2014, he worked as a designer of processor test solutions at Qualcomm, where he received the Qualcomm QualStar Award. He has authored over 100 publications including 39 journal articles and have received Best Paper awards at the 2012 IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI (ISVLSI) and 2017 Cyber and Information Security Research Conference (CISR). His research works have over 3600 citations per google scholar with h-index=35. He is the recipient of the NSF CAREER award (2019). He received the 2019 Provost’s Wethington Award for contributions to the University of Kentucky Research Program. He has served as the program chair of the 2020 IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics, 2019 IEEE Computer Society Annual Symposium on VLSI and 2018 IEEE Symposium on Smart Electronic Systems. He is serving as the general chair of the 2020 IEEE Symposium on Smart Electronic Systems. He co-founded the International Workshop on Quantum Computing: Circuits Systems Automation and Applications (QC-CSAA). He is serving in editorial boards of journals including section editor of the Springer Nature Computer Science, senior editor of the IEEE Consumer Electronics Magazine, associate editor of the IEEE Internet of Things Journal and the editorial board member of the Microelectronics Journal. His research interests include hardware security of IoT and vehicles, circuit design of emerging technologies including quantum computing, and smart healthcare. His first Ph.D. student Dr. S. Dinesh Kumar received the 2018 College of Engineering Dean’s Award for outstanding Ph.D. student while his student Zachary Kahleifeh received the 2019 ECE outstanding Masters research award and 2018 ECE outstanding undergraduate research award. His undergraduate student Cole Terrell, who is working in designing “Low-Energy IoT Circuits”, is the recipient of the 2019 ECE outstanding undergraduate research award. His Ph.D. student and teaching assistant Carson Labrado received the 2019 College of Engineering Dean’s Award for Outstanding Teaching Assistant. His students have secured positions in companies such as Intel, Microsoft, ANSYS, Renesas Electronics, Raytheon, Lexmark, United Launch Alliance, Cypress Semiconductor, John Deere, Oak Ridge National Laboratory. More details are available at http://hthapliyal.engineering.uky.edu


Research

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  • Quantum computing
  • Hardware security of IoT and vehicles
  • Smart healthcare