Undergraduate Research assistant - Electrical and Computer Engineering

Students will work on cutting-edge research problems on computer hardware and system security. The work would involve experimentation on attacks and defenses on real systems through programming on CPU/GPU/FPGAs. Students will also gain hand-on experiences about how to hack into hardware and more importantly how to protect state-of-the-art computing systems from being compromised by adversaries.

Project Dates

Start Date: 1/8/2024 - End Date: 4/28/2024

Students Needed

Type of Project


Student Responsibilities

Students will be responsible to write programs to perform reverse engineering of computer hardware functionalities, doing experiments to discover new vulnerabilities, writing reports and contributing to academic research paper writing.

Time Commitment

10 hour(s)

Student Requirements

Good programing using at least one of the following languages: C, C++, Python and Java, or one HDL (e.g., verilog) Good understanding of computer system, including computer architecture, operating systems and hardware. Good motivation in working with real system and experimentation.

Interested in Working With the Following Programs

For EXCEL URE Students Only

Additional Notes

If the student passes certain qualifications, fund will be available to pay he/her on a hourly basis.

Position Overview

  • Date Posted: 09-22-2022
  • Location:
    • Orlando (Main Campus)
  • Paid: Yes