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Manimaran Govindarasu   (G. Manimaran)

Mehl Professor & Associate Chair 

Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering  
Iowa State University
2108 Coover Hall, Ames, IA 50011,USA
Tel: (515) 294-9175   Fax: (515) 294-3637

Research Interests/Expertise:

  • Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) Security of Smart Grid

  • Cyber Security - Internet Infrastructure Security

  • Real-Time Embedded Systems

  • QoS and Overlay Networks

     Curriculum Development & Outreach:

  • Courses: Real-time Systems, CPS Security for Smart Grid, Fault-Tolerant Systems, Senior Design Project course

  • Short courses and tutorials: Cyber Security of Smart Grid, Internet Infrastructure Security.

Short Bio: Dr. Manimaran Govindarasu is currently a Professor in the Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University (ISU). He received his Ph.D in Computer Science and Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, India in 1998, and Masters in Computer Technology from IIT Delhi in 1994. His research expertise is in the areas of cyber-physical security of smart grid, cyber security, real-time systems, and QoS/overlay networks. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed research publications in international journals and conferences. He is co-author of the text "Resource Management in Real-Time Systems and Networks", MIT Press, 2001. He has given tutorials in reputed conferences, including IEEE Infocom 2004, IEEE ComSoc TutorialsNow (2004). IEEE ISGT 2012. He serves in the editorial board of IEEE Trans. on Smart Grid, served as guest co-editor for several journal special issues (IEEE Power & Energy - Jan. 2012, IEEE Network, Journal Systems and Software, Journal of High Speed Networks), and served as workshops/symposium chair, technical program vice-chair, and session chair for several IEEE conferences.  He serves as the chair of the Cyber Security Task Force at IEEE PES PSACE-CAMS and Chair of CAMS Subcommittee. He is a Fellow of the IEEE.