core principal researcher
Mitra Mirhassani is an associate professor at the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Windsor. Her research interests include hardware security, Trojan detection, and quantum-safe encryption.
She and her team are investigating a range of hardware security issues such as detecting malicious Trojan Hardware, Efficient implementation of Post-Quantum Algorithms, and implementation of Public Unclonable Functions. Mitra Mirhassani is a senior member of IEEE and is serving as the Associate Editor for IEEE Access Journal and Guest Associate Editor of IEEE Transaction on Computer-Aided Design. She is the advisor to the WiCyS (Women in Cybersecurity) Windsor chapter. She was recognized as one of the Top Women in Cybersecurity by IT World Canada in 2020. and won the 2020 Outstanding Achievement award from the APMA Cybersecurity Institute. She is co-founder and the co-director of the SHIELD- Automotive Cybersecurity Centre of Excellence.
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)