Naghmeh Karimi

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)

I have been an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) since 2017. My research interest mainly lies in security, trustworthiness, and reliability of integrated circuits. I am a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award in 2020.

I am the director of SECure, REliable and Trusted Systems (SECRETS) Laboratory at UMBC. Prior to joing UMBC, I was affiliated with the Electical and Computer Enginnering department of Rutgers University (2014-2016) and New York Umiversity (2012-2014). I was a postdoctoral research associate at Duke University (2011-2012) and a visting research assistant at  Yale University (2007-2009).

We have openings for self-motivated Ph.D. students to start in Spring/Fall 2023 in the area of hardware security, trustworthiness, and reliability. If you are interested, please contact me along with your CV and transcripts.

Naghmeh Karimi

Office:1000 Hilltop Circle, ITE 314
Baltimore, Maryland 21250
Phone: +1(410) 455-3965
Fax: +1(410) 455-3969
Email: naghmeh.karimi at