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Dr. Kevin Kornegay

CAP Center Director | Professor | ECE Department


Kevin T. Kornegay received a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, in 1985 and an M.S. and Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of California at Berkeley in 1990 and 1992, respectively. He is the Eugene DeLoatch Endowed Professor and Director of the Cybersecurity Assurance and Policy (CAP) Center at Morgan State University in Baltimore, MD. His research interests include hardware assurance, hardware/software reverse engineering, system-on-chip (SoC) design, secure embedded systems, and secure autonomy. He serves on the technical program committees of several international conferences, including the IEEE Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security and Trust (HOST), the IEEE Secure Development Conference (SECDEV), USENIX Security 2020, the IEEE Physical Assurance and Inspection of Electronics (PAINE), the IEEE Symposium on VLSI Technology and Circuits, and the ACM Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI (GLSVLSI). He serves on the NIST IoT Advisory Board, the State of Maryland Cybersecurity Council, and the National Academy of Sciences Intelligence Community Science Board Cybersecurity Committee. He has received numerous awards, including the NSF CAREER Award, IBM Faculty Partnership Award, National Semiconductor Faculty Development Award, and the General Motors Faculty Fellowship Award. He is an AAAS Fellow, a Senior Member of the IEEE, and a member of the Eta Kappa Nu, Sigma Xi, and Tau Beta Pi engineering or scientific research honor societies.


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