Different forms of the same art: Iowa State student combines passion for music with engineering

Civil engineering student finds similarities between engineering and piano performance in college adventure “You never have enough time.” For Iowa State junior Adam Hu, lack of time is a way of life. You can see this if you take a moment to watch him practice piano. His concentration is focused fully, making emotion flow from thoughts … Continue reading Different forms of the same art: Iowa State student combines passion for music with engineering

Iowa State expands Information Assurance Graduate Program, Cyber Defense Competition, with Smart Grid CPS Security focus

Iowa State University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Information Assurance Center will expand their Information Assurance Graduate Program and Cyber Defense Competition to include a Cyber-Physical System (CPS) Security focus beginning in the fall 2014 semester. The expansion will improve two premiere components of the department’s cybersecurity and information assurance education initiatives. … Continue reading Iowa State expands Information Assurance Graduate Program, Cyber Defense Competition, with Smart Grid CPS Security focus

Iowa State researchers to demonstrate cyber-physical security testbed for power grid at SmartAmerica Challenge expo

A team led by Manimaran Govindarasu of electrical and computer engineering has developed a realistic platform for power grid security research As cyber threats to the infrastructure of the nation’s electricity transmission grow in numbers and sophistication, so does the technology used to identify vulnerabilities and mitigate these attacks. PowerCyber, a cyber-physical security testbed developed … Continue reading Iowa State researchers to demonstrate cyber-physical security testbed for power grid at SmartAmerica Challenge expo