Simha Sethumadhavan is an assistant professor of computer science at Columbia Engineering. He is the founding director of the Computer Architecture and Security Technologies Lab (CASTL) at Columbia University. Sethumadhavan’s research interests are in hardware security, hardware support for security and privacy and energy-efficient computing. He has been recognized with an NSF CAREER award (2011), a top paper award (2004) and a teaching award (2006). He obtained his Ph.D. from University of Texas, Austin in 2007.