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ITI/CREDC Seminar: Tim Yardley, "TBD"

Speaker

Tim Yardley, Associate Director for Technology, Information Trust Institute

Date Thu, 2017-11-09
Location

NCSA Room 1030 and via Webcast

Time 3:00 pm
Sponsor

Cyber Resilient Energy Delivery Consortium (CREDC)

Event Type Seminar/Symposium
 

ABSTRACT:


Coming soon! For more information, please visit: 


http://cred-c.org/events/seminars/2017_11-07_yardley



BIOGRAPHY:


Tim Yardley is the Associate Director of Technology and a Senior Researcher at the Information Trust Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His primary duties focus on defining the vision and direction for applied research through emerging technology as well as conducting research to address the core mission of the Institute. His research is focused on trustworthiness and resiliency in critical infrastructure, with particular focus on cyber security in systems like the power grid and telecommunications. Through development of advanced testbed environments, Mr. Yardley helps to apply research to prove out theory and validate those efforts prior to field deployment, speeding the process of technology transition and the realism of fundamental research. His work covers a variety of areas, including control systems, telecommunications systems, critical incident response, and simulations of real-world systems. Other areas of interest include health technology, mobile system security, financial systems, and dynamically tailored environments. Beyond research, he is involved in security assessments, external relations, national working groups, technology development and transfer, and entrepreneurial activities. Through being an active contributor in open-source projects around the world and having come from industry, Mr. Yardley provides a unique perspective with a proven track record of solving difficult problems.