Real-Time (co-)Simulation for Cybersecurity

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Project Description

The objective of this project is to use Real-Time Simulation (RTS) and co-simulation models for real-time prediction and control of disturbances related with attacks propagation. Essentially, the goal is to study how RTS via real-time communication interfaces of different RTS tools can run systems security, resilient and isolation algorithms in order to monitor and control the system under study.
Program - Computer Science
Division - Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering
Field of Study - Electrical and Computer Engineering/Computer Science

About the
Researcher

Charalambos Konstantinou

Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Charalambos Konstantinou

​Professor Konstantinou's research interests are in secure, trustworthy, and resilient cyber-physical and embedded IoT systems. He is also interested in critical infrastructures security and resilience with special focus on smart grid technologies, renewable energy integration, and real-time simulation.

Desired Project Deliverables

The goal of this project is to develop and implement models in RTS using OPAL-RT hardware and software to study how cyber-attacks effects can propagate in real-time and investigate controls able to isolate such impact. Students should have backgrounds and experience using real-time simulators software such as RT-LAB, HYPERSIM, RSCAD, etc.