Dr. Mohamed Chouikha is a Executive Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Prairie View A&M University. He received his M.S. and PhD. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado–Boulder. Dr. Chouikha research interests include hardware security, cybersecurity machine learning and multimedia signal processing and communications for secure networks, among other areas. He also focuses on enhancing recruitment and retention of underrepresented minorities in the STEM areas in general, engineering in particular.