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Tyler K Bletsch

Bletsch

Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 106 Hudson Hall, Durham, NC 27708
  • Office Phone: (919) 660-5242
  • Email Address: tyler.bletsch@duke.edu
  • Websites:

Education

  • D.Phil. North Carolina State University, 2011
  • B.S. North Carolina State University, 2004

Research Interests

Software security, robotics, project-oriented education, and datacenter efficiency

Courses Taught

  • COMPSCI 250D: Computer Architecture
  • ECE 250D: Computer Architecture
  • ECE 291: Projects in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 391: Projects in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 392: Projects in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 458: Engineering Software for Maintainability
  • ECE 493: Projects in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 494: Projects in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 496: Special Topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 560: Computer and Information Security
  • ECE 566: Enterprise Storage Architecture
  • ECE 590: Advanced Topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 899: Special Readings in Electrical Engineering
  • EGR 391: Projects in Engineering
  • EGR 393: Research Projects in Engineering

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Joardar, BK; Bletsch, TK; Chakrabarty, K, Learning to Mitigate Rowhammer Attacks, Proceedings of the 2022 Design, Automation and Test in Europe Conference and Exhibition, Date 2022 (2022), pp. 564-567 [10.23919/DATE54114.2022.9774703] [abs].
  • Bletsch, T; Jiang, X; Freeh, V, Mitigating code-reuse attacks with control-flow locking, Acm International Conference Proceeding Series (2011), pp. 353-362 [10.1145/2076732.2076783] [abs].
  • Li, J; Wang, Z; Bletsch, T; Srinivasan, D; Grace, M; Jiang, X, Comprehensive and efficient protection of kernel control data, Ieee Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, vol 6 no. 4 (2011), pp. 1404-1417 [10.1109/TIFS.2011.2159712] [abs].
  • Tran, M; Etheridge, M; Bletsch, T; Jiang, X; Freeh, V; Ning, P, On the expressiveness of return-into-libc attacks, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (Including Subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), vol 6961 LNCS (2011), pp. 121-141 [10.1007/978-3-642-23644-0_7] [abs].
  • Bletsch, T; Jiang, X; Freeh, VW; Liang, Z, Jump-oriented programming: A new class of code-reuse attack, Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Information, Computer and Communications Security, Asiaccs 2011 (2011), pp. 30-40 [10.1145/1966913.1966919] [abs].