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Strategic Holistic Intrusion Defense in Power Systems (SHIELD) Workshop 2023

Collaborators on the research project titled Strategic Holistic Framework for Intrusion Prevention Using Multi-model Data in Power Systems (SHIELD) funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Energy Power Control Networks (EPCN) program, held their first annual student workshop at the Center for Infrastructure Renewal (CIR) of Texas A&M University System (TEES) on May 16-17, 2023. The workshop was led by Muhammad Ismail, Ph.D. (PI, Assistant Professor, Computer Science, Tennessee Tech) and Kate Davis, Ph.D. (Co-PI, Assistant Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering, TAMU). The workshop aims to start a foundations-up new cohort of students that will be knowledgeable in power systems, networking, cybersecurity, and ML/AI. The instructional team included Ana Goulart, Ph.D. (Associate Professor, Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution, TAMU), John Romero (Program Director, Outreach & Continuing Education, Texas A&M Cybersecurity Center, TAMU), Justin Leiden (Program Director, O.T. Engineering & Cybersecurity, Texas A&M Cybersecurity Center, TAMU), and Eman Hammad, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University-Commerce), where The successful event was attended by 42 participants including 27 students from Tennessee Tech, Texas A&M University, and Prairie View A&M University.

Participants at the SHIELD Workshop