Swarup BhuniaSwarup Bhunia, associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science, was awarded a 2013 IBM Faculty Award.

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Bhunia has more than 10 years of research and development experience with more than 150 publications in peer-reviewed journals and premier conferences in the area of VLSI design, CAD and test techniques. His research interests include low power and robust design, hardware security and protection, adaptive nanocomputing and novel test methodologies.