Prof. Eslam Yahya Tawfik leads a research team in the area of Digital SoC Design, Hardware Security & Assurance, AI / Machine Learning, and Secure Hardware Accelerators. He is currently serving as a research Assistant Professor at the ECE department, The Ohio State University. Prior to joining OSU, he served as Assistant Professor in the American University in Cairo, an Assistant Professor in Benha University Egypt, and research associate in INPG France. Prof. Tawfik research got funded by different government and industry agencies such as AFRL, SRC, ADI, Intel, Mentor Graphics, and STMicroelectronics. He is an IEEE Senior Member and he has served as an Organizer, Program Chair, a Technical Program Committee member and a regular Reviewer for several international conferences and journals. In addition to his research activities, Prof. Tawfik has proven teaching experience in digital design, computer engineering, and computer science curriculums.