Yan Michalevsky

Yan Michalevsky

Academic, professional and personal information.

Currently I am a PhD student at Stanford University. I am part of the Applied Crypto Group. My advisor is Prof. Dan Boneh.
I hold a B.Sc in Electrical Engineering from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology with focus on Digital Signal Processing and Electro-Optics, and an MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in California.

Here you can find my academic works and links to professional and personal stuff such as my Blog, music and paintings.

I'm also functioning as a member of the Israeli Students Organization at Stanford. You can find more details about its activities on the ISO Website.

My CV and its shorter version.


  • Gyrophone: Recognizing Speech from Gyroscope Signals
    23rd USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security 14)
  • Extending the Faust VST Architecture with Polyphony, Portamento and Pitch Bend
    Linux Audio Conference 2014 proceedings
  • Speaker Identification Using Diffusion Maps
    EUSIPCO 2011: 19th European Signal Processing Conference
  • Venus: Verification for Untrusted Cloud Storage
    CCSW '10: Proceedings of the 2010 ACM workshop on Cloud computing security
  • Fast H.264 Picture-in-Picture (PIP) Transcoder with B-Slices and Direct Mode Support
    MELECON 2010 - 2010: 15th IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference
  • Talks

  • Gyrophone: Recognizing Speech from Gyroscope Signals
    Stanford Security Lunch Talk
  • Media

  • The Gyroscopes in Your Phone Could Let Apps Eavesdrop on Conversations
  • Stanford researchers discover ‘alarming’ method for phone tracking, fingerprinting through sensor flaws
    The Tech Chronicles - SFGate
  • Kazabooboo!