Organisation profile

Organisation profile

The research aspiration of the SoC Architectures and Programmable Systems cluster is to challenge the widening technology and data processing gap that exists for emerging and future services and applications of converging information and communication technologies. The research is targeting the creation of novel SoC architectures, SoC design methodologies, and programmability of systems that will meet the real-time computational and flexibility demands of current and future systems

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Field programmable gate arrays (FPGA) Engineering & Materials Science
Systolic arrays Engineering & Materials Science
Networks (circuits) Engineering & Materials Science
Cryptography Engineering & Materials Science
Hardware Engineering & Materials Science
Silicon Engineering & Materials Science
Throughput Engineering & Materials Science
Processing Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 1976 2019

Establishing Cyber Resilience in Embedded Systems for Securing Next-Generation Critical Infrastructure

Siddiqui, F., Hagan, M. & Sezer, S., 03 Jul 2019, (Accepted) IEEE International System-on-Chip Conference (SOCC): Proceedings.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Critical infrastructures
Embedded systems
6 Citations (Scopus)

DroidFusion: A Novel Multilevel Classifier Fusion Approach for Android Malware Detection

Yerima, S. Y. & Sezer, S., 03 Jan 2018, In : IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics. 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fusion reactions
Learning algorithms
Learning systems
Mobile devices

Model based Intrusion Detection System for Synchrophasor Applications in Smart Grid

Khan, R., Albalushi, A., McLaughlin, K., Laverty, D. & Sezer, S., 01 Feb 2018, Proceedings of Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM), 2017. IEEE , 5 p. (IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting: Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Phasor measurement units
Intrusion detection
Real time control


PicoPUF Dataset

Gu, C. (Creator), Hanley, N. (Creator), Miskelly, J. (Creator), O'Neill, M. (Creator), Queen's University Belfast, 20 Aug 2019



Dynamic Opcode Traces of Malware and Benignware

Carlin, D. (Creator), Queen's University Belfast, 07 Nov 2017


Dynamic opcode runtraces of ransomware

Carlin, D. (Creator), Sezer, S. (Creator), Queen's University Belfast, 11 Jun 2018



2017 IET Information Security Premium Award

Sakir Sezer (Recipient) & Suleiman Yerima (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Other distinction

Best Paper Award (Joint)

Domhnall Carlin (Recipient), Philip O'Kane (Recipient) & Sakir Sezer (Recipient), 03 May 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Best Paper Prize

John McAllister (Recipient), 24 Mar 2011

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Parallel processing systems
MIMO systems
Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing

Activities 2003 2019

Chip Hong Chang

Chongyan Gu (Host), Maire O'Neill (Host)
29 Jul 201930 Jul 2019

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesHosting an academic visitor


2019 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing

John McAllister (Programme chair)
12 May 201917 May 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

FPGA Smart Dust

John McAllister (Invited speaker)
18 Jan 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Press / Media

Evening Extra - Marriott data breach

Philip O'Kane


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

BBC Evening Extra- BA Data Breach

Philip O'Kane


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment