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About The REFINE Laboratory


REFINE previously (Center for Hardware Assurance Security and Engineering lab/ CHASE LAB) is envisioned to be a world-class lab in areas of Reverse Engineering, Fabrication, Inspection and Non-destructive evaluation. REFINE houses a suite of state-of-the-art equipment such X-ray Microscopes, Focus Ion Beams and Scanning Electron Microscopes, Optical and Digital Microscopes, Probe Station and Failure Analysis tools and Circuit Edit and Debugging tools.

REFINE is open to collaborate with academia and industry to solve problems in areas of failure analysis, forensic analysis, hardware security, hardware hacking and reverse engineering of electrical components.

For further information and other inquiries, please contact REFINE director, Prof. Sina Shahbazmohamadi at

Upcoming Events

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Graduate Commencement
Saturday, May 5, 2018
Doors open at 12:30pm
Gampel Pavilion

Undergraduate Commencement
Saturday, May 5, 2018
Doors open at 8:00am
Gampel Pavilion

Contact Us

Sina Shahbazmohamadi

A.B. Bronwell Building
260 Glenbrook Road, Unit 3247
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269-3247

Tel: (860) 486-5838