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Doctor Basel Halak

Doctor Basel Halak

 MSc, PhD, SFHEA, NTF
Associate Professor

Accepting applications from PhD students.

Connect with Basel

Email: basel.halak@soton.ac.uk

Address: B59, West Highfield Campus, University Road, SO17 1BJ (View in Google Maps)

About

Editorship

  • Associate Editor of IEEE Access
  • Editor of IET Circuit, Devices and System Special Issue on Microelectronics Education, United Kingdom.
  • Editor of MPDI Micromachines, Special Issue on Hardware Supply Chain
  • Editor for Cambridge Scholars Publishing, United Kingdom

International Conferences Organisation

  • Orgnising Committe Member (European Liaison)of IEEE International Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security and Trust (HOST), United
  • Chair of the IEEE International Verification and Security Workshop (IVSW).
  • Program Theme Chair of the 11th IEEE European workshops on Microelectronics
  • Technical Program Committee member IEEE International Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security and Trust (HOST).
  • Technical Program Committee member IEEE Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference(DATE)
  • Technical Program Committee member IEEE Design, Automation Conference(DAC).
  • Technical Program Committee member of Microprocessor/SoC Test and Verification Workshop, United States
  • Technical program committee member of the international Microelectronics Olympiad,
  • Technical Program Committee Member of the IEEE International Conferences on Computer and Computational Sciences,
  • Technichal Program Committee Member of IEEE Asia and South Pacific Design Automation

Advisory Roles

  • External Examiner of the Engineering Faculty at University of the West of England,
  • PhD Exaniner in UK and international universities (e.g. Waterloo University, Canada, Newcastle University, UK)
  • Member of Synopsys Curricula Advisory Board, United
  • Member of the Hardware Security Working group of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
  • Reviewer of numerous journals including :IEEE Transections on Computers , IEEE Transactions on VLSI, IEEE Transection on Circuits and Systems TCAS I, IEEE Transections on VLSI, IEEE Transection on Circuits and Systems TCAS II, Microelectronics

Invited Talks and Public Engagment

  • Invited Speaker Newcastle University, CMOS Aging Causes, Effects and Mitigations techniques, 2016.
  • Invited Speaker, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty, Kazakhstan Physically Unclonable Technologies for IoT security Applications,
  • Invited Speaker, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, On the Personalities of Electronics Systems and their Security Applications,
  • Embedded Tutorial , IEEE International Verification and Security Workshop (IVSW), Spain, Physically Unclonable Functions: Design Principles, Applications and Outstanding Challenges,

Invited Speaker, Newcastle University, On the Hardware Security of Resources Constrained Systems, 2018.

  • Invited Seminar, Intel Cooparation, United States , Hardware-Based security Solutions of the Internet of Things ,
  • Invited Seminar, Intel Cooparation, United States , Physically Unclonable Functions:Applications and Outstanding Challenges,
  • Invited Seminar, Queen University in Belfast, Hardware-Based security Solutions of the Internet of Things ,
  • Invited Speaker, University of Liverpool, Hardware-Based security Solutions of the Internet of Things

, 2018.

  • Invited Speaker, University of York, On the Hardware Security of Resources Constrained Systems, 2019.
  • Invited Speaker, The Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), Securing Hardware Supply Chain with an Unforgeable Root of Trust, University of Sussex, 2020
  • Invited Speaker, Hardware-based Security Solutions for the Internet of Things, 25th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference, Beijing, China,
  • Invited Speaker
  • Invited Speaker Hardware Supply Chain Security: Threats and Defences, Synopsys Armenia Educational Department, Armenia, March 2021.
  • Invited Speaker Emerging Hardware Security Defences, Synopsys Armenia Educational Department, Armenia, March 2022.
  • Invited Speaker AVT-337 Research Workshop on Anti-tamper protective systems for NATO operations, 2021
  • Invited Speaker at the Third Party Supply Chain Security Summit, Amsterdam, 2022.

Visiting Academic Post

  • Visiting Researcher at Khalifa University, UAE on Hardware-based Security Solutions for the Internet of 2016
  • Visiting Professor at the Kazakh-British Technical University on Embedded Systems Design and IoT Technologies, 2017.
  • Visiting Scholar Technical University of Kaiserslautern on Hardware Security Technical University of Kaiserslautern, 2017-Now

Visiting Scholar at the  University of Turin, Itlay on  Cryptographic systems and algorithms 2022-now

 

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