Srini Devadas is the Webster Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He received his MS and PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1986 and 1988, respectively.
Devadas joined MIT in 1988 and served as associate head of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, with responsibility for computer science, from 2005 to 2011. Devadas' research interests span computer-aided design, computer security and computer architecture. In CAD his work on logic synthesis and power estimation resulted in several best-paper awards at the Design Automation Conference and in IEEE Transactions.
Devadas was elected as a fellow of the IEEE in 1999 for contributions to design automation. He received the IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award in 2014 for inventing Physical Unclonable Functions and single-chip secure processor architectures. Devadas' work on hardware information flow tracking published in the 2004 ASPLOS. He received the ASPLOS Most Influential Paper Award in 2014.