Global Organizers


Patrick Cronin, Global Challenge Co-lead

University of Delaware


Charles (Chaz) Gouert, Global Challenge Co-lead

University of Delaware


Nektarios Tsoutsos, Global Faculty Lead

University of Delaware

I am an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Delaware, with a joint appointment in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences. My research interests are in cybersecurity and applied cryptography, with a special focus in hardware security, trustworthy computing, and privacy outsourcing...Read more

REGIONAL Organizers

CSAW EUROPE at Grenoble INP - Esisar

ESC_Icon.pngVincent Beroulle, Faculty Lead

CSAW India-Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

Rohit.jpgRohit Negi, Challenge Lead

An adaptable, organized and responsible graduate with 4+ years of experience specializing in industrial automation and operational technologies. My past experience, current work and interest are in the field of cyber security and cyber defense of protection and control system used in critical infrastructure. Core work is to finding security vulnerabilities in automated critical infrastructures, finding ways to circumvent the threats that will be associated with such vulnerabilities and its mitigation techniques.

sandeep.pngSandeep Shukla, Faculty Lead

Prof. Sandeep Kumar Shukla is currently Poonam and Prabhu Goel Chair Professor and Head of Computer Science and Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of ACM Transactions on Embedded Systems, and associate editor for ACM transactions on Cyber Physical Systems.

Professor Sandeep K. Shukla is an IEEE fellow, an ACM Distinguished Scientist, and served as an IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor during 2008-2012, and as an ACM Distinguished Speaker during 2007-2014. In the past, he has been associate editors for IEEE Transactions on Computers, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Design & Test, IEEE Embedded Systems Letters, and many other journals.

He was a faculty at the Virginia Tech, Arlington, Virginia between 2002 and 2015. In 2014, he was named Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)[1] for contributions to applied probablistic model checking for system design. He has authored several books on systems

Professor Sandeep K. Shukla also has been a visiting faculty at INRIA, France and University of Kaiserslautern, Germany.

CSAW MENA at NYU Abu Dhabi


michail-maniatakos.pngMichail Maniatakos, Faculty Lead

Michail (Mihalis) Maniatakos is the Director of the Modern Microprocessors Architectures (MoMA) Laboratory. His research interests include privacy-preserving computation, industrial control systems security, and 3D printing security. His research has been sponsored by Consolidated Edison, ONR, DARPA, and GlobalFoundries. He has authored several publications in IEEE/ACM transactions and conferences, holds patents on privacy-preserving data processing, and has served in the technical program committee for various conferences, including DAC, ICCAD, ICCD, and AsiaCCS. He was the Program co-Chair for VLSI-SoC 2017, and he has served as a guest editor for IEEE Design and Test and IEEE Embedded Systems Letters journals. He is a Senior Member of IEEE.

Competition Details

Competition details for the Embedded Security Challenge.