Secure Embedded Systems (SES)
Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications (CESCA)
Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Phone: (540) 394 1384
a PDF version of my C.V. can be downloaded from here
- I have passed the Preliminary Examination, April 9, 2013.
- Our paper "Side-Channel Analysis of MAC-Keccak" has been accepted in HOST-2013.
- Attend presentation by the Keccak Team at NIST, Feb 6, 2013.
- Master of Science (2005-2008) in Electrical Engineering, Assiut University.
Thesis entitled “Broadcasting protocols in Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks” (thesis - defense).
- Bachelor of Science (1999 - 2004) in Electrical Engineering, Assiut University.
B.Sc. Project entitled “Identification of fingerprint using Wavelet Transform” (project paper part 1, 2).
- Side-Channel Analysis
- Physical Security
Posters and Newsletters:
 Mostafa Taha, Patrick Schaumont "Side-Channel Analysis of MAC-Keccak," IEEE International Symposium on Hardware-Oriented Security and Trust (HOST 2013), June 2013.
 Mostafa Taha, Patrick Schaumont "A Novel Profiled Side-Channel Attack in Presence of High Algorithmic Noise," IEEE International Conference on Computer Design (ICCD 2012), September 2012.
 Suvarna Mane, Mostafa Taha, Patrick Schaumont, "Efficient and Side-Channel-Secure Block Cipher Implementation with Custom Instructions on FPGA," International Conference on Field Programmable Logic and Applications (FPL 2012), August 2012
 Mostafa M. I. Taha, Yassin M. Y. Hasan "A Novel Headway-Based Vehicle-to-Vehicle Multi-Mode Broadcasting Protocol," IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC 2008), Calgary, Canada, pp. 1-5, Septemper 2008. (PDF)
 Mostafa M. I. Taha, Yassin M. Y. Hasan, "VANET-DSRC Protocol for Reliable Broadcasting of Life Safety Messages," IEEE International Symposium on Signal Processing and Information Technology (ISSPIT-07), December 2007. (PDF, Talk)
 Mostafa Taha "The Birth of a New Hashing Standard: SHA-3," CESCA Newsletter, February 2013
 Mostafa Taha, Patrick Schaumont "High Dimensional Leakage Modeling of Combinational Logic Circuits," Annual Workshop of Virginia Tech's Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications (CESCA), April 2012
Academic Reviewer For:
- IEEE embedded systems letters
- IET Circuits, Devices & Systems
- HOST 2013
- COSADE 2012
- DATE 2012
- FPL 2012
- ISCAS 2012