Benjamin Tan

Assistant Professor | (he/him)

Department of Electrical and Software Engineering - Schulich School of Engineering

University of Calgary

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About: Dr. Benjamin Tan (he/him/his) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Software Engineering, University of Calgary. His research work at present focuses on improving the security of computer systems at the hardware level and understanding the implications of emerging machine learning techniques on the IC supply chain and life-cycle. His recent research efforts include projects in collaboration with Intel, and his work has been funded by the National Science Foundation.  He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. At the University of Auckland, he worked as a Professional Teaching Fellow and received a Student’s Choice Top Teacher Award (Top 15 in the Faculty). He has served as a coordinator and adviser for competitions at CSAW (the most comprehensive student-run cybersecurity event in the world). He is a member of IEEE and ACM.  

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My thesis: Improving the Security of Multiprocessor-based Embedded System Designs, (Ph.D. Thesis) University of Auckland