Director of Research (CNRS) - TIMA Director
Hardware Security and Trust, Test and Reliability of Digital Systems

Research Topics

  • Hardware Security and Trust
  • Design, Test and Reliability of Secure Devices
  • Dependability of computing systems
  • Fault Tolerance and Reliability
  • Digital Testing and Design for Testability
  • Computer-Aided Design Tools

Scholarly activities at a glance:

  • ​Co-author of 2 Books, 9 book chapters, 53 international journal papers and more than 200 papers and presentations in international conferences and events, 1 patent
  • Invited keynote speaker at the Latin American Test Symposium (LATS21), Fault Diagnosis and Tolerance in Cryptography (FDTC18) and the 6th Prague Embedded Systems Workshop (PESW18)
  • Co-supervisor of 18 PhD students (thesis director for 9 students), 2 visiting PhD students, 4 Post-Doc students, 1 visiting PostDoc student, and more than 35 master students.
  • Member of doctoral committee for 47 PhD students, 11 times as president of the committee 
  • Action Chair of the COST Action IC1204 (TRUDEVICE, 2012-2016) on Trustworthy Manufacturing and Utilization of Secure Devices
  • Scientific leader (for the CNRS) of the FP7 European Project CLERECO (Cross-Layer Early Reliability Evaluation for the Computing cOntinuum)
  • Participation to overall more than 20 european- and national- and regional-funded projects (since 2000)
  • Associate Editor of the journal IEEE Transactions on Computer and Springer Journal of Hardware and Systems Security
  • Chair of IEEE Computer Society TTTC (2020/2021)
  • Vice Chair of the Technical Activity “Hardware Security and Trust” of the IEEE Computer Society TTTC
  • Member of the executive committee of the Italian company "MoleSystems" for the development of a peer-review system
  • Steering Committee Member of ITC (2020-2021) and ETS (from 2018)
  • General Chair of DATE’20, Program Chair of DATE’17, Program Chair of ETS’16, Vice Program Chair of ETS’15, Program-Chair of DTIS’15, Co-General Chair of ISVLSI’15, General Chair of TRUDEVICE’18-’17-’16-’15-’14-’13, Track Chair (Reliability and Security) of CODES+ISSS 2016 and 2017, Vice-Program Chair of DTIS’14, Review Chair of DATE conference (since 2012)
  • PC Member of: DATE, CODES+ISSS, VTS, ETS, IOLTS, HOST, GLSVLSI, IVSW, DSD, DTIS, LATS, DCIS, AQTR, EUC, CS2, ERMAVSS, WAPCO
  • "Meritorious Service Award - in recognition of more than 8 years of significant services for TTTC Electronic Media"
  • “Recognition of Service Award - in appreciation for Contributions to ACM - Chair of DATE 2017“
  • IEEE/ACM DATE fellow
  • IEEE DDECS Best Paper Award for the paper “Encryption-Based Secure JTAG”
  • IEEE JETTA 2013 Best Paper Award ("Journal of Electronic Testing - Theory and Applications") for the paper "Secure JTAG Implementation Using Schnorr Protocol", Vol. 29, Is. 2, pp. 193-209, April 2013
  • IEEE Computer Society Golden Core Member, Senior Member IEEE

Recent publications:

  • Luca Cassano, Mattia Iamundo, Tomas Antonio Lopez, Alessandro Nazzari, Giorgio Di Natale, DETON: DEfeating hardware Trojan horses in microprocessors through software ObfuscatioN, Journal of Systems Architecture, Elsevier, 2022, 129 ⟨10.1016/j.sysarc.2022.102592⟩
  • Michele Portolan, Emanuele Valea, Paolo Maistri, Giorgio Di Natale, Flexible and Portable Management of Secure Scan Implementations Exploiting P1687.1 Extensions, IEEE Design & Test, June 2022, Volume: 39, Issue: 3, DOI: 10.1109/MDAT.2021.3117875
  • Amir Ali Pour, Fatemeh Afghah, David Hely, Vincent Beroulle, Giorgio Di Natale; Ashwija Reddy Korenda, Bertrand Cambou, Helper Data Masking for Physically Unclonable Function-based Key Generation Algorithms, IEEE Access, April 2022, 10.1109/ACCESS.2022.3165284
  • Amine Jaamoum, Thomas Hiscock, Giorgio Di Natale, Noise-Free Security Assessment of Eviction Set Construction Algorithms with Randomized Caches, Applied Sciences. 2022; 12(5):2415. https://doi.org/10.3390/app12052415
  • Amir Alipour, David Hely, Vincent Beroulle, Giorgio Di Natale, Strong PUF Enrollment with Machine Learning: A Methodical Approach, Electronics 2022, 11, 653. https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics11040653
  • Mohamed Elshamy, Giorgio Di Natale, Alhassan Sayed, Antonios Pavlidis, Marie-Minerve Loue ̈rat, Hassan Aboushady, Haralampos-G. Stratigopoulos, Digital-to-Analog Hardware Trojan Attacks, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I, Volume: 69, Issue: 2, Feb. 2022, DOI: 10.1109/TCSI.2021.3116806
  • Honorio Martin, Sophie Dupuis, Giorgio Di Natale, Luis Entrena, Using Approximate Circuits Against Hardware Trojans, IEEE Design & Test, DOI: 10.1109/MDAT.2021.3117741
  • Dar G., Di Natale G., Keren O., Nonlinear Code-based Low-Overhead Fine-Grained Control Flow Checking, IEEE Transactions on Computer, doi: 10.1109/TC.2021.3057132
Mis à jour le 22 June 2022