Assistant Professor of Computer Science
Director, Embedded Systems Security Lab
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
- Ph.D., Computer Science, The George Washington University, 2013
- M.S., Computer Science, The George Washington University, 2012
- B.S., Computer Science and Mathematics, Michigan Technological University, 2005
I investigate security problems in real-time embedded systems
and apply solutions across the hardware-software interface.
See more on my research page.
See more on my publications page,
CV (PDF), or on
- M. Nasri, T. Chantem, G. Bloom, and R. Gerdes.
On the Limitations and Vulnerabilities of Schedule Randomization against Schedule-Based Attacks,
25th IEEE Real-Time and Embedded Technology and Applications Symposium,
RTAS’19 (25% acceptance)
- J. Song, G. Bloom, and G. Parmer.
SuperGlue: IDL-Based, System-Level Fault Tolerance for Embedded Systems,
Proceedings of the 46th IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks,
DSN ‘16 (22% acceptance)
- G. Bloom and R. Simha.
Hardware-Enhanced Distributed Access Enforcement for Role-Based Access Control,
Proceedings of the 19th ACM Symposium on Access Control Models and Technologies, SACMAT ‘14 (29% acceptance)
- G. Bloom, G. Parmer, B. Narahari, and R. Simha.
Shared Hardware Data Structures for Hard Real-Time Systems,
12th International Conference on Embedded Software, EMSOFT ‘12 (24% acceptance),
Recently Accepted Papers
- 01/01/2019-12/31/2019, $50,000, Northrop Grumman,
Resilient Internet of Things (IOT) Real-time /Embedded Systems,
- 10/01/2018-09/30/2021, $999,951, NSF OAC-1839321,
CICI: SSC: Real-Time Operating System and Network Security for
- 08/09/2017-07/31/2022, $1,198,627, DHS,
Security Engineering for Resilient Networked Critical Infrastructure,
- 10/01/2016-09/30/2019, $250,551, NSF CNS-1646317,
CPS: Breakthrough: Collaborative Research: Track and Fallback:
Intrusion Detection to Counteract Carjack Hacks with Fail-Operational
I develop and teach practical, hands-on courses in systems areas including
architecture, operating systems, real-time embedded systems, and security.
See more on my teaching page
News and Events
October 17, 2019 EWiLi Workshop I’m organizing EWiLi 2019 the 9th Embedded Operating Systems Workshop, co-located with ESWeek in New York, NY.
April 13, 2019 IEEE Senior Member I was elevated to the grade of IEEE Senior Member!
April 10, 2019 Dissertation Defense Habeeb Olufowobi defended his dissertation at Howard University. Congratulations Dr. Olufowobi!
April 5, 2019 Truck Hackathon We hosted a Truck Cybersecurity Hackathon at Howard University in conjunction with Cummins.
March 27, 2019 AutoSec2019 Eight students from ESSL attended CODASPY and AutoSec in Dallas, and we presented two papers at AutoSec.
March 21, 2019 Visit Northrop Grumman Members of the ESSL visited an IoT innovation lab operated by Northrop Grumman Mission Systems.
March 19, 2019 ACM Senior Member I was elevated to Senior Member of the ACM!