Dr. Pankaj Rohatgi is a technologist with deep experience designing a secure hardware systems. At Cryptography Research he helps lead new research and services efforts relating to tamper resistance solutions and differential power analysis.
Prior to joining Cryptography Research, Pankaj spent 13 years at IBM as a Research Staff Member and the Manager of IBM’s Information Security Group. While at IBM he conducted basic research in several areas of applied cryptography, secure hardware, systems and network security, and contributed to numerous security products including the IBM 4758 and IBM’s System S. Prior to IBM Pankaj was the security architect for the OpenTV operating system at Thomson R&D labs and at a Thomson/Sun Microsystems joint venture.
Pankaj is well known within the international security community and has published more than 40 technical articles and given several invited talks at security conferences. He is the recipient of the Pat Golberg Memorial Best Paper Award for 2007. Pankaj’s professional activities include active participation in the W3C DSIG Initiative, the IRTF SmuG Working Group, the IETF MSEC Working Group and in the CHES and WISA program committees. He was the guest editor of IEEE Internet Computing magazine’s special issue on Homeland Security and the Program co-Chair of CHES 2008. He currently serves on the CHES Steering Committee. He received his Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1994.