Special Issue on Hardware Security in Emerging Technologies: Vulnerabilities, Attacks, and Solutions

Submitted by wen-hsiao.peng on June 22, 2021 - 8:51pm

Dear IEEE JETCAS Readers, 

The IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems (JETCAS) proudly published its June 2021 issue to demonstrate the latest research progress in the area of hardware security in emerging technologies. This issue features a total of 15 high-quality, novel contributions, touching upon (1) security of machine learning (ML) hardware and ML for hardware security, (2) security of physical unclonable functions (PUFs) as hardware root of trust, (3) side-channel attacks and countermeasures, (4) low-complexity and energy-efficient Implementations of encryption schemes, and (5) security-aware hardware design and verification methodologies. We hope you enjoy the contents of this special issue. 

Best Regards, 

An-Yeu (Andy) Wu (Editor-in-Chief) 
Ho Ching (Herbert) Iu (Associate Editor-in-Chief)
Wen-Hsiao Peng (Associate Editor-in-Chief for Digital Communications)

CALL FOR PAPERS - Special Issue on Circuits and Systems For Emerging Computing Paradigms

Submitted by weisheng.zhao on May 31, 2021 - 9:19am

Special Issue on

Circuits and Systems For Emerging Computing Paradigms

As Dennard’s law is coming to an end, on-chip power consumption reduction and throughput improvement due to technology scaling pose serious challenges; workloads of today’s applications (such as AI, Big Data, and IoT) have also reached extremely high levels of complex computation. Power dissipation has become the fundamental barrier to scale computing performance across all technology platforms. Computation at nanosclaes requires innovative approaches. Moreover, many emerging computing paradigms have been widely studied (e.g., approximate, stochastic, neuromorphic, in-memory), mostly at system level to alleviate the encountered hurdles; however, their successful evolution necessitates implementations that require efficient circuits in a multitude of modules (such as memory, arithmetic, and control). Substantial challenges still remain also at architectural and system levels. Although bridging of technology with circuit design has attracted significant attention from academic and industrial communities in the past decade, it still requires considerable efforts to accomplish implementations that are energy-efficient and high-performance for systems in diverse computing applications.

Authors are invited to submit Regular papers following the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers (TCAS-I) guidelines within the scope of this Special Issue. Topics in scope for “Circuits and systems for emerging computing paradigms” include (but are not limited to):

  • Computing using circuit-level emerging technologies
  • Architectural and system-level support for emerging computing paradigms
  • Emerging paradigms using novel computational approaches
  • Circuits for emerging error-tolerant and dependable designs
  • Design methodologies and automation tools for emerging computing paradigms
  • Hardware accelerators and architectures
  • Hybrid circuits for high throughput computation.
  • Applications and experimental case studies

Submission Guidelines: All submitted manuscripts must

(i) conform to TCAS-I’s formatting requirements and page count;
(ii) incorporate no less than 50% of new (unpublished) technical material;
(iii) be submitted online at https://mc.manuscriptcentral.com/tcas1. Please select “Special Issue on Emerging Computing Paradigms” when submitting a manuscript to this Special Issue.


Paper Submission: Sep. 15, 2021
Completion of First Review: Dec. 15, 2021
Completion of Final Review: Feb. 15, 2022
Target Publication: Apr. 15, 2022

Guest Editors

Dr. Shanshan Liu
Northeastern University, USA
E-mail: ssliu@coe.neu.edu

Dr. Bi Wu
Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China
E-mail: wubi_sl@nuaa.edu.cn

Dr. Ke Chen
Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China
E-mail: chen.ke@nuaa.edu.cn

Prof. Weiqiang Liu
Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China
E-mail: liuweiqiang@nuaa.edu.cn

Prof. Maire O’Neill
Queen’s University Belfast, UK
E-mail: m.oneill@ecit.qub.ac.uk

Prof. Fabrizio Lombardi
Northeastern University, USA
E-mail: lombardi@ece.neu.edu

Special Issues Call for Proposals for IEEE T-CSVT

Submitted by feng.wu on April 16, 2021 - 5:03am

Special issues Call for proposals for IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (TCSVT) is now open to all members of the video community. The special issue topics should focus on hot and trending topics in the active areas of video technology.

The deadline for submission to A-EiC will be May 6, 2021. The final ranking, discussion and voting of proposals will be completed by the Editorial Board meeting in ISACAS 2021 on May 23, 2021. It is expected that two special issues will be approved for publication in 2022.

It is advised that the team of Guest Editors not to exceed five people (4 or 5 is encouraged), and including one Associate Editor of TCSVT is encouraged. Balance between academic and industry as well as geographical representations should be considered when forming the guest editor team. Each special issue proposal should have a draft call-for-proposal and should also include the well-thought rationale for the proposed topics as well as the timeline. Biographies of the team members should be included to show their qualifications and relevant experiences. The proposal should also identify the potential source of the submissions and an estimate of the number of submissions.

Please send the proposal to:
Wenwu Zhu
Associate EiC,