Managing Security and Vulnerability Risks in the Smart Grid

Award #: N/A
Amount Awarded: $31,000
Sponsoring Organization:Institute for CyberScience and The Penn State Institute of Energy and the Environment
Grant Period: 2010-2010
Primary Investigator(s): Patrick McDaniel


This grant funds a post-doctoral researcher in Energy and Mineral Engineering (EME) at PSU to do work on the Advanced Metering Infrastructure security project in the SIIS lab. The student, working under assistant professor of EME, Seth Blumsack, will bring knowledge of energy production and distribution to the project that has been to date, largely focussed on demand-side issues.

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