News Archive

Schneider Electric joins Illinois-led Cyber Resilient Energy Delivery Consortium

07/15/2016 - 2:04am   CREDC is working to improve the resilience and security of the cyber networks that serve as the backbone of the infrastructure that delivers energy to the nation -- known as energy delivery systems (EDS).

Gao to develop technique for flying UAVs in urban environments

07/14/2016 - 9:05am   ITI Assistant Professor Grace Gao and her team are working to overcome the limitations of UAVs in GPS-denied environments.

CIRI announces members of External Advisory Board

07/13/2016 - 5:16am   The Critical Infrastructure Resilience Institute (CIRI), a Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Center of Excellence, has formed an external advisory board, which will assist with the successful management of the Institute and its research, technology transition, and education and workforce development missions.

Two CSL professors receive MURI awards

06/15/2016 - 4:26am   ITI Professor Tamer Başar and CSL Professor Gary Eden received grants to work on multi-university projects.

Bernhard elected to ERC Executive Board

06/09/2016 - 4:18am   ITI Professor Jennifer Bernhard has been elected to the Engineering Research Council Executive Board of Directors for 2016-2019.

ITI's Gao wins AIAA Illinois Teacher of the Year award

05/25/2016 - 10:48am   Gao, an assistant professor of aerospace engineering, was also recognized with Illinois teaching awards in 2014 and 2015.

Illinois names inaugural Dieckamp postdoctoral fellow

05/13/2016 - 8:35am   The chosen candidate, Gabriel Weaver, will focus on designingbetter ways to assess the safety and security of cyber-physical systems.

ADSC research to enhance cybersecurity in energy systems

05/12/2016 - 7:41am   Researchers, including ITI's Ravi Iyer and Zbigniew Kalbarczyk, are tackling real-world issues to improve the cyber security and resiliency of power plants and the smart grid.

Will CISA Work?

04/21/2016 - 6:53am   CIRI's Jay Kesan, a professor of law at Illinois, discusses the impact CISA could have on cyber crime in a WILL-580 AM Legal Matters podcast.

Illinois-led critical infrastructure center to celebrate official launch with kickoff event

04/11/2016 - 5:17am   The April 12 event will feature remarks by DHS and University officials.

Technology from CES could improve the efficiency and safety of critical infrastructure

04/01/2016 - 7:42am   Jeffrey Bigg, a CS grad student, investigated new technologies presented at the Consumer Electronic Show to bring to CIRI, a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence aimed at improving critical infrastructure resilience.

A Minute With: Will the president's new cybersecurity plan keep our network infrastructure safe?

03/02/2016 - 9:41am   An expert in the areas of technology and law, Jay Kesan spoke with News Bureau business and law editor Phil Ciciora about the Cybersecurity National Action Plan, President Obama's new initiative to strengthen the nation's cyberdefenses over the next decade.

ICSSP team places third at Illinois Cyber Defense Competition

02/23/2016 - 3:30am   The team competed against 12 other teams from colleges and universities across Illinois.

Overbye and Others Receive NSF Grant to Research Geomagnetic Disturbances

01/25/2016 - 11:02am   ITI researcher Tom Overbye and others are hoping to shed light on the rare but powerful geomagnetic storms, which remain a relative mystery to most people in the field.

Nahrstedt named one of N2Women's 10 women to know in networking/communications

12/15/2015 - 7:49am   Nahrstedt, who joined the Illinois faculty in 1995, is a leading researcher in multimedia systems.

Sha Receives Simon Ramo Medal

12/14/2015 - 3:55am   IEEE Medals are the highest distinctions that the IEEE presents.

ADSC's cybersecurity research tackles big smart grid problems

11/20/2015 - 4:24am   Researchers are looking at how an attacker can destabilize grid control systems and demand response systems, and creating new methodology to address those attacks.

Sanders wins IEEE Innovation in Societal Infrastructure Technical Field Award

11/10/2015 - 5:18am   ITI researcher William H. Sanders has received the 2016 IEEE Technical Field Award, Innovation in Societal Infrastructure, for his revolutionary work concerning the cybersecurity of the power grid.

Illinois start-up develops advanced cybersecurity monitoring tool for industrial networks

11/03/2015 - 4:26am   On the heels of the success of its first product, NP-View, Illinois start-up Network Perceptions prepares to launch new software tool, NP-Live, in the marketplace.

In the News: University receives $28.1 million to research technology combating cyber-attacks

11/02/2015 - 8:34am   The University was selected to be a part of the Cyber Resilient Energy Delivery Consortium (CREDC) to help in the quest to develop better energy delivery protection systems.

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