Past News

2017 Aug Our paper "A Hardware-in-the-loop Emulation Testbed for High Fidelity and Reproducible Network Experiments." accepted to WSC'17. Congrats, Xiaoliang, Qi and Xin!

Jul NSF grant awarded to build a Big Data Professing Infrastructure for Smart Energy Systems. --- Thanks NSF!

May Our paper "Simulation of a Software-Defined Network as One Big Switch" accepted to ACM SIGSIM-PADS'17. Congrats, Jiaqi and Xin! [pdf]

May Our paper "Towards a Cyber Resilient and Secure Microgrid Using Software-Defined Networking" accepted by IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. Congrats, Zhiyi and Chris! [pdf]

Mar Our paper "Ultimate Forwarding Resilience in OpenFlow Networks." accepted to SDN-NFV Security'17. Congrats, Chris! [pdf]
2016 Nov Kevin received the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), Young Investigator Program (YIP) Award. Thanks AFOSR! [news]


Kevin received the College of Science Junior Faculty Research Award.


Our paper on Smart Street Lighting System Security was accepted by the Electricity Journal. Congrats, the CSMART team!


Our paper "A Modeling and Simulation of Extreme-Scale Fat-Tree Networks for HPC Systems and Data Centers," was accepted by ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation (TOMACS). Congrats, Ning and Adnan!


Our paper on Traffic Light Systems Security was accepted by IET Cyber-Physical Systems: Theory & Applications. Congrats, Zhiyi and Chris! [pdf]

Oct Our paper "A Lightweight Container-based Virtual Time System for Software-defined Network Emulation" was accepted by Journal of Simulation. Congrats, Jiaqi!

July Our paper "Self-Healing Attack-Resilient PMU Network for Power System Operation" was accepted by IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. [pdf]

Jun WISER Interdisciplinary Seed Funding Grant awarded to build resilient and secure energy infrastructure --- Thanks WISER!

Jun Our poster "Towards a Secure and Resilient Industrial Control System with Software-Defined Networking", received the Best Poster Award in SoSSDN 2016 [link]


Our paper "ConVenus" accepted in WSC 2016 --- Congrats, Xin! [pdf]

May Kevin will serve as the Program Co-Chair for ACM SIMSIM-PADS 2017


"DSSnet" [pdf] nominated for the Best Paper Award in ACM SIGSIM-PADS 2016; "DSSnet" also won the Best Poster Award in IIT Research Day --- Congrats, Chris and Jiaqi! [news article]

Apr Argonne National Lab Grant Awarded for Cyber-Physical Microgrid Co-Simulation Testbed --- Thanks ANL!

Feb
Our smart streetlight safety application is mentioned in an article on "the Energy Times" [news article] --- Congrats, Srinivasan and Chris!

Jan
Adnan Haider named finalist for CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Award --- Congrats, Adnan! [news article]
2015 Nov Our paper "Parallel Simulation and Virtual-machine-based Emulation of Software-defined Networks" was accepted by ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation (TOMACS)

Oct Kevin Jin, invited to serve as a guest editor for IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid Special issue on Smart Grid Cyber-Physical Security


Kevin Jin, serves as the General Co-chair for 2016 ACM SIGSIM PADS Workshop on Dynamic Data-Driven Application Systems (DDDAS)

Jul Our educational game on Smart Grid Security, "Agent Jones! v1.0" has been released for evaluation. Thanks Chakree Petpichetchian and Daniela Martinez for the good work!

Jun  "FatTreeSim" wins the best paper award at ACM SIGSIM PADS 2015. --- Congrats, Ning and Adnan! [news article]


 "On Massively Parallel Simulation of Large-Scale Fat-Tree Networks for HPC Systems and Data Centers" wins best poster award at ACM SIGSIM PADS 2015. --- Congrats, Ning!


Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) grant awarded for Dynamic Data-Driven and Real-Time Verification for Industrial Control System Security. --- Thanks AFOSR!

May
Kevin Jin received the CS Teacher of the Year Award at IIT.

Apr "FatTreeSim" and "A Virtual Time System for Linux-container-based Emulation of Software-defined Networks" accepted to ACM SIGSIM PADS 2015. --- Congrats, Jiaqi, Ning and Adnan!


"VT-Mininet" accepted to ACM SIGCOMM Symposium on SDN Research (SOSR) 2015. (Early known as HotSDN). --- Congrats, Jiaqi! [source code]


Kevin Jin, invited talk at the 4th Greater Chicago Area System Research Workshop (GCASR)

Mar Kevin Jin, invited to serve on IEEE INFOCOM 2016 TPC