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Hassan Salmani (He/Him)

Associate Professor

  • Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, CEA
  • College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA)


Dr. Hassan Salmani is an Associate Professor in the electrical engineering and computer science department at Howard University, Washington DC. His main research projects are currently on hardware security and trust and the Internet of Things security. Dr. Salmani has published two books entitled “Trusted Digital Circuits: Hardware Trojan Vulnerabilities, Prevention and Detection” and “Integrated Circuit Authentication: Hardware Trojans and Counterfeit Detection” and papers on design for hardware assurance. He has actively served the computer security society as a program committee member for conferences such as HOST, ICCD, iSES, GVLSI, a session chair at DAC and ICCD, and a reviewer for IEEE Transaction on Computers, IEEE Design and Test, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security (TIFS), Elsevier Computer and Electrical Engineering, and several others. Dr. Salmani is a member of the IEEE, ACM, and SAE G19A Tampered Subgroup.

Education & Expertise


Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of Connecticut

Computer Engineering

Sharif University of Technology

Computer Engineering

Iran University of Science and Technology


Hardware security and trust

Internet of things security

Embedded systems design

VLSI design and testing



Introduction to Computer Networking

Introduction to VLSI Design

Embedded Systems Design Lab

Introduction to Engineering




Hardware security and trust

Related Articles

Hassan Salmani, "Trusted Digital Circuits - Hardware Trojan Vulnerabilities, Prevention and Detection," Springer, ISBN 978-3-319-79081-7, 2018

Mohammad Tehranipoor, Hassan Salmani, and Xuehui Zhang Integrated Circuit Authentication - Hardware Trojans and Counterfeit Detection, Springer ISBN 978-3-319-00816-5

P Phillips, OR Afolabi, H Salmani, Experimental Data Anomaly Detection at Edge Sensor Nodes Using Physics Laws - Journal of Hardware and Systems Security, 2020

Braxton Dula, Prudence Phillips, Hassan Salmani, Multi-variate Data Anomaly Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks, SecDev 2019, Poster

H Salmani, T Hoque, S Bhunia, M Yasin, JJV Rajendran, N Karimi, "Special Session: Countering IP Security threats in Supply chain," 2019 IEEE 37th VLSI Test Symposium (VTS)

Ted Winograd, Gaurav Shenoy, Hassan Salmani, Hamid Mahmoodi, Setareh Rafatirad, and Houman Homayoun, “Programmable Gates Using Hybrid CMOS-STT Design to Prevent IC Reverse Engineering,” Accepted and to be appeared at ACM Transactions on Design Automation