Ilia Polian is a Full Professor and the Director of the Institute for Computer Architecture and Computer Engineering at the University of Stuttgart, Germany. He received his Diplom (MSc) and PhD degrees from the University of Freiburg, Germany, in 1999 and 2003, respectively.

Prof. Polian co-authored over 200 scientific publications and received two Best Paper Awards. He is a Senior Member of IEEE. Prof. Polian is the Speaker of DFG’s Priority Program 2253 “Nano Security” and a Director of Gradute School “Intelligent Methods for Test and Reliablity” in Stuttgart (funded by Advantest). His scientific interest include hardware-oriented security, emerging architectures, test methods, and quantum computing.