Our paper “A Lightweight Neighbor-Averaging Technique For Reducing Systematic Variations In Physically Unclonable Functions” has been accepted by 23rd International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design (ISQED’22)! Congratulations, Andres!

One paper “Tampering Attack Detection in Analog to Feature Converter for Wearable Biosensor” has been accepted by 2022 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits & Systems (ISCAS)! 

Our paper “Boosting Entropy and Enhancing Reliability for Physically Unclonable Functions” has been accepted as a full paper by  IEEE Asian Hardware Oriented Security and Trust Symposium (AsianHOST) 2020! Congratulations, Ricardo Ivan and Andres!

PhD Openings

PhD positions are available in our team with full financial support (TA/RA). If you are interested in our research, please send your CV and transcripts to me at Detailed information can be found in Prospective Student.



Bio_PhotoShort Bio (Wenjie Che’s CV)

  • Assistant Professor, New Mexico State University, Aug. 2018 ~ present
  • Research Engineer, Enthentica,   Jan. 2017 ~ April. 2018
  • PhD, Computer Engineering, University of New Mexico, Aug. 2013 ~ Dec. 2016
  • ME, Computer Technology, Hunan University, Sep. 2010 ~ Jun. 2013
  • BS, Telecommunications Engineering, Hunan Normal University, Sep. 2006 ~ Jun. 2010

Dr. Wenjie Che received his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of New Mexico in 2016. He was the recipient of the best hardware demo award (2nd place) among 26 research groups at the IEEE International Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security and Trust (HOST) 2017. Dr. Che has (co)-authored 20+ papers in prestigious peer-reviewed conferences and journals such as ICCAD, HOST, FCCM and IEEE Transactions on VLSI. He holds several Provisionals that are licensed by Enthentica Inc. Dr. Che has served as the hardware demo chair in the organization committee and as a TPC member of the HOST 2022 conference, and a session chair for ICCAD 2019. He has been a reviewer for prestigious journals and conferences including IEEE Transactions on VLSI, IEEE Transactions on CAD, IEEE Transactions on IFS, HOST, DATE. He is a member of IEEE.


Research Interest

Hardware Security and Trust, Hardware Software Co-Design, Physically Unclonable Functions, Embedded System Security, Artificial Intelligence Security 


New Class!

New class “EE 409/556: Hardware & Software Codesign” (HardwareSoftwareCodesign_Flyer.pdf) will be offered each Fall semester! Senior undergraduate students and graduate students are welcome to register! 

New class “EE 458/558: Hardware Security and Trust” will be offered each Spring semester! Senior undergraduate students and graduate students are welcome to register!  Please refer to the course flyer for more information: Hardware_Security_and_Trust_Flyer_Fall_2019.pdf