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Jun Yan, PhD

Assistant Professor, Concordia Institute for Information Systems Engineering

Jun Yan, PhD
Office: S-EV 9142 
Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Integrated Complex,
1515 St. Catherine W.
Phone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 4511
Website(s): Homepage
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Ph.D.(2017) Electrical Engineering, University of Rhode Island, USA

Research interests

  • Cyber-physical systems and security
  • Smart grids and microgrids
  • Applied computational intelligence
  • Attack-resilient systems and control


Graduate Courses

INSE 6640 - Smart Grids and Control System Security

Undergraduate Courses

COEN 231 - Introduction to Discrete Mathematics

Recognition & Awards

  • Most downloaded & cited paper (as of Oct. 2018) of IET Cyber-Physical Systems: Theory & Applications.
  • Best Paper Award, 2014 IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC).
  • Best Student Paper Award, 2016 IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI).
  • Best Readings on "Communications & Information Systems Security - Cyber Attacks" of IEEE Communication Society (2013). 
  • Front-cover paper on IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security (TIFS), vol. 8, no. 4, April 2013.
  • Excellence in Doctoral Research Award, University of Rhode Island, Ph.D. Class of 2018 (sole recipient). 
  • Best Reviewers, IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid (2016). 


[Open position]

Multiple Ph.D. and M.Sc. positions are now opened for Fall and Winter admission.
Highly-motivated students, who are interested in cutting-edge research in smart grids and smart cities, cyber-physical security, machine learning, and attack-resilience, are encouraged to check my homepage and contact me regarding the opening and potential scholarship opportunities.

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