Yier Jin

Associate Professor and IoT Term Professor


Email: jinyier@ufl.edu
Phone: 352-294-0401
Mailing Address:   P.O. Box 116200, Gainesville, FL 32611-6200

Office Location

BEN 325
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Primary Research Area

Computer Engineering

Research Interests

Embedded Systems, IoT Design and Security, High Performance Computing Security


Honors and Awards:
  • Young Investigator Award, Office of Naval Research (ONR), 2019
  • Best Paper Award, ACM Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI (GLSVLSI), 2018
  • ACM TODAES Best Paper, ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic
    Systems (TODAES), 2018
  • Best Paper Nomination, Asian and South Pacific Design Automation Conference
    (ASP-DAC), 2018
  • Best Paper Nomination, International Conference on Computer Aided Design
    (ICCAD), 2017
  • Endowed IoT Term Professorship, University of Florida, 2017 – Present
    Best Paper Award, IEEE International Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security
    and Trust (HOST), 2017
  • Outstanding New Faculty Award, ACM’s Special Interest Group on Design
    Automation (SIGDA), 2017
  • ACM Computing Reviews Notable Computing Books and Articles 2016, Hardware
  • Early CAREER Award, Department of Energy (DoE), 2016
  • Best Paper Award, Asian and South Pacific Design Automation Conference
    (ASP-DAC), 2016
  • First Place Award (2011, 2016), Second Place Award (2008, 2013, 2014,
    2015), Third Place Award (2009), New York University Cyber Security Awareness
    Week (CSAW) – Embedded System Challenge
  • Young Investigator Grant, Southeastern Center for Electrical Engineering Education
    (SCEEE), 2015
  • Second Place Award, CyberSEED IoT Security Challenge, University of Connecticut,
  • Best Paper Award, Design Automation Conference (DAC), 2015
    Travel Award, NSF-SRC-SIGDA-DAC Design Automation Summer School, 2009
  • Honor Graduate, Zhejiang Provincial Institution of Higher Learning, The Educational
    Office of Zhejiang Province, China, 2005
  • Excellent Graduate Award, Zhejiang University, 2005
  • Undergraduate Scholarship, Zhejiang University, 2001–2005


  • PhD, Electrical Engineering,  Yale University, 2012
  • MS, Electrical Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, June 2007
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, June 2005