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Cyber-physical Security Workshop July 30-31, 2019

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Michigan Technological University is pleased to announce a two-day workshop on cyber-physical security for power infrastructure and transportation to be held July 30-31, 2019 on Michigan Tech’s campus.  Experts from industry and the academy will share information on current threats and countermeasures to protect power infrastructure and transportation systems.

Registration protocols will support 13 hours of continuing education for professional license holders.

The workshop includes the following list of speakers and topics:

Secure Operations Technology,  Mr. Andrew Ginter from Waterfall Security
Bottom-up Electrical Vehicle Forecasting, Dr. Pedram Jahangiri, National Grid
Assessing and Evaluating Risk of Passenger Rail Transportation Systems, Mr. Loel Langill, AECOM
Cyber Insurance for Power Grid, Prof. Chee-Wooi Ten, MTU
Security for System Wide Power Control and Protection, Mr. Koji Yamashita, MTU
Emerging Threats and Case Studies, Prof. Yu Cai, MTU
Interdependency Between Grid and Transportation, Prof. Wencong Su, U-Mich-Dearborn

A more detailed schedule and more information about the speakers and topics can be found at Cyber-physical Security Workshop Info.

The cost of the conference is $1500; Alumni can register at the discounted price of $1200 by using promotional code MTUALUMNI on the registration form.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Magnuson Hotel Franklin Square Inn under “MTU CPS Conference.”  The rate for the conference is $99 per night for single occupancy; $104 a night for double occupancy. To make a reservation under this block, call 906-487-1700 by July 8.

For information on area attractions, contact the Keweenaw Chamber of Commerce.

If you have any questions, please contact the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at 906-487-2550 or email ece@mtu.edu.

 


Shiyan Hu Delivers Keynote in China

Shiyan Hu
Shiyan Hu

Shiyan Hu (ECE) delivered a keynote talk at the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Energy Internet in Beijing, China. Hu gave the talk “Smart Energy Cyber-Physical Systems: Big Data Analytics and Security” that builds off his work in smart energy cyber-physical systems.

He is an ACM Distinguished Speaker, an IEEE Systems Council Distinguished Lecturer, an IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor, an invited participant for US National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering Symposium and a recipient of a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award.

Hu is a Fellow of IET and the editor-in-chief of IET Cyber-Physical Systems: Theory & Applications. He is also the chair for IEEE Technical Committee on Cyber-Physical Systems. More information about his keynote speech can be found online.


Shiyan Hu to Deliver CPSCom 2016 Keynote

Shiyan Hu
Shiyan Hu

Shiyan Hu (ECE) is delivering a keynote talk at the Ninth IEEE International Conference on Cyber, Physical and Social Computing (CPSCom 2016). CPSCom, sponsored by IEEE Computer Society, is a major CPS technical conference in IEEE and is a premier forum to bring together researchers to present the state-of-the-art research results and exchange ideas in the area of CPS. In the ninth year of the successful CPSCom conference series, the organizing committee invited three world-leading CPS experts to deliver the keynote speeches. The conference takes place December 15-18, 2016, in Chengdu, China.

Hu will deliver the talk of “Smart Energy Cyber-Physical System Security: Threat Analysis and Defense Technologies.” In addition to directing the Center for Cyber-Physical Systems on campus, he is an ACM Distinguished Speaker, an IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor, an invited participant for U.S. National Academy of Engineering Frontiers of Engineering Symposium, and a recipient of National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award. He is a Fellow of IET and the Editor-In-Chief of IET Cyber-Physical Systems: Theory & Applications. More information about his keynote speech can be found online.


Seminars: “What is a Systems Engineer?” and “A Focus on the Entry Level Engineer”

ECE Speaker: Two seminars: What is a Systems Engineering and A Focus on the Entry Level Engineer

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, with sponsorship from the IEEE Student Chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, will host two presentations by guest speaker Steven Lien on Tuesday.

Steven Lien, Southwestern Missouri IEEE Section Chapter Boeing Associate Technical Fellow (retired), will deliver an afternoon presentation, primarly for faculty, titled “A Discussion On: What is a Systems Engineering?” It will be held from 2:05 to 2:55 p.m in MEEM 111. Visit here for more information.

The evening presentation and pizza reception, primarily for students will be held from 6:05 to 6:55 p.m in EERC L100. The title is, “A Focus on the Entry Level Engineer.” The pizza reception will follow the presentation in EERC 515. Visit here for more information.