Email
sunar@wpi.edu
Office
Atwater Kent 302
Phone
+1 (508) 8315000 x5494
Affiliated Department or Office
Education
BS Middle East Technical University 1995
PhD Oregon State University 1998

I received my PhD in ECE from Oregon State University in December 1998 and worked briefly as a member of the research faculty at OSU's Information Security Laboratory. In 2000 I joined WPI as an assistant professor. My research interests include applied cryptography and cybersecurity; 

For personal website please visit https://sunar.org

 

Professional Highlights & Honors
IEEE Computer Society,

The Register
Don't trust the Trusted Platform Module – it may leak your VPN server's private key (depending on your configuration)

The Register reported on Berk Sunar, professor of electrical and computer engineering and leader of  the Vernam Lab,  and Daniel Moghimi, a PhD candidate in the electrical and computer engineering department, leading an international team of researchers that discovered serious security vulnerabilities in computer chips made by Intel Corp. and STMicroelectronics. The flaws affect billions of laptop, server, tablet, and desktop users around the world. The proof-of-concept attack is dubbed TPM-Fail.