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 session chair for ICCAD 2019 and 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, Physically Unclonable Functions, Embedded System Security, Machine Learning and Model Building, Hardware Software Co-Design, Design for Test


New Class!

New class “EE 458/558: Hardware Security and Trust” will be offered Spring 2021! 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