Cyber Security of Smart Grids


Chair: Chen-Ching Liu

Washington State University, USA and UCD, Ireland

Chen-Ching Liu is Boeing Distinguished Professor and Director of Energy Systems Innovation (ESI) Center at Washington State University, Pullman, USA, and Professor at University College Dublin, Ireland. He received his Bachelor and Master degrees from National Taiwan University and obtained the Ph.D. degree from the University of California, Berkeley. He held faculty positions at Iowa State University and the University of Washington, where he served as associate dean of engineering from 2000 to 2005 and was on the board of the Washington Technology Center.

Professor Liu received an IEEE Third Millennium Medal in 2000 and the Power and Energy Society Outstanding Power Engineering Educator Award in 2004. He chaired the IEEE Power and Energy Society Fellow Committee, Technical Committee on Power System Analysis, Computing and Economics, and Outstanding Power Engineering Educator Award Committee. Dr. Liu served as President of the International Council on Intelligent System Applications to Power Systems (ISAP). Professor Liu is a Fellow of the IEEE.


Panel Abstract

Can hackers attack a smart grid? How secure and risky is the smart grid? What are the best options to protect sensible data in the smart grid? This panel will address critical issues concerning cyber security of a smart grid. Internationally distinguished panelists from industry and research institutions will discuss the next generation of smart grid integrated security architectures, the value of risk, cyber security intrusion monitoring and detection, cyber security of SCADA systems, and modeling and assessment of SCADA system architectures.




Göran Andersson (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)


  • Next-generation Smart Grid Integrated Security Architectures

Laurent Schmitt (Alstom, France)


  • Cyber-physical System Security and Intrusion Detection

Chen-Ching Liu (Washington State University, USA and UCD, Ireland)


Giovanna Dondossola (RSE, Italy)


Mathias Ekstedt (KTH Stockholm, Sweden)