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Dr. Danella Zhao

Dr. Danella Zhao


Associate Professor
Department of Computer Science

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  • Expertise

    Computer Engineering
    Microchip design, On-Chip Networking, Hardware Security, Cyber Physical Systems
    Computer Science
    IoT Security, Intelligent Computing
  • Research Interests

    Dr. Zhao's research focuses around the broad theme of high performance secure and intelligent computing, spanning such topics as multicore/ many-core computing and on-chip networking, Internet-of-Things (IoT) intelligence & security, hardware security, autonomous computing, and machine learning.
  • 2009: Louisiana Board of Regents Commendation for Teacher-Scholar
  • 2009: National Science Foundation CAREER award
  • 2006: Japan Society for Promotion of Science Research Fellowship Award
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    , "NSF: Tangram: Scaling into the Exascale Era with Reconfigurable Aggregated Virtual Chips" . July, 2020 - June, 2023
    , "NSF: Building Cybersecurity Inclusive Pathways towards Higher Education and Research" . June, 2020 - May, 2022
    , "NSA/ONR: Interactive Learning in Cyber Defense" . April, 2021 - March, 2022
    , "NSA/NSF: Preparing Students to Defend the Cyberspace" . April, 2020 - March, 2022
    , "CCI: DeepPOSE: Securing Transportation Systems from GPS Spoofing Attack" . January, 2021 - January, 2022
    , "CCI: Sensor Degradation Detection Algorithm for Automated Driving Systems" . January, 2021 - January, 2022
    , "CCI: Securing IoT Devices through Power Side Channel Auditing and Privacy Preserved Convolutional Neural Networks" . June, 2020 - May, 2021
    , "DoD: Developing Cyber Talents to Secure DoD Cyberspace" . May, 2020 - April, 2021
    , "NSF: Wireless Network-on-Chip: A New Communication Paradigm for Heterogeneous Gigascale MPSoCs" . August, 2009 - January, 2015
    , "NSF: A Wireless Nanonetworks Integration and Emulation System for Multi-Processor SoC Research and Education" . June, 2008 - May, 2013
    , "EPSCOR: Intra-chip Wireless Nanonetworks for High-Performance Embedded Computing" . May, 2008 - April, 2009
    , "LA BORSF: The Design of Communication-Centric Embedded System-on-Chips" . May, 2007 - April, 2009
    , "LA BORSF: On-chip RF/Wireless Interconnect Technology in Nanometer Design" . February, 2005 - January, 2009