Katherine Davis

Assistant Professor

Davis, Katherine

Office: WEB 214H
Phone: 979.458.5093
Email: katedavis@tamu.edu

Google Scholar Profile

Research Interests

  • Operation and Control of Power Systems
  • Interactions between Computer Networks and Power Networks
  • Security-oriented Cyber-physical Analysis Techniques
  • Data-driven and Model-based Coupled Infrastructure Analysis and Simulation
  • Cyber-Physical Situational Awareness (CyPSA)

Education

  • Ph.D, Electrical Engineering, Power and Energy Systems, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2011
  • M.S. Electrical Engineering, Power and Energy Systems, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 2009
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, High Honors, University of Texas at Austin, 2007

Selected Publications

S. Hossain-McKenzie, M. Kazerooni, K. Davis, S. Etigowni, S. Zonouz, "Analytic Corrective Control Selection for Online Remedial Action Scheme Design in a Cyber Adversarial Environment," IET Cyber-Physical Systems: Theory & Applications, Oct. 2017, DOI: 10.1049/iet-cps.2017.0014 IET Digital Library, http://digital-library.theiet.org/content/journals/10.1049/iet-cps.2017.0014

K. R. Davis, R. Berthier, S. Zonouz, G. Weaver, R. B. Bobba, E. Rogers, P. W. Sauer, D. M. Nicol, "Cyber-Physical Security Assessment for Electric Power Systems," IEEE-HKN: The Bridge, 2016.

G. A Weaver, K. Davis, C. M. Davis, E. J Rogers, R. B. Bobba, S. Zonouz, R. Berthier, P. W. Sauer, D. M. Nicol, "Cyber-Physical Models for Power Grid Security Analysis: 8-substation Case," 2016 IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm), Sydney, NSW, 2016, pp. 140-146.

K. R. Davis, C. M. Davis, S. A. Zonouz, R. B. Bobba, R. Berthier, L. Garcia, P. W. Sauer, "A Cyber-Physical Modeling and Assessment Framework for Power Grid Infrastructures," IEEE Transactions on in Smart Grid, vol.6, no.5, pp.2464-2475, Sept. 2015.

S. A. Zonouz, C. M. Davis, K. R. Davis, R. Berthier, R. B. Bobba, W. H. Sanders, "SOCCA : A Security-Oriented Cyber-physical Contingency Analysis in Power Infrastructures," IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol.5, no.1, pp.3-13, Jan. 2014 (selected as Significant Research in Cyber Security, National Security Agency (NSA) Science of Security Virtual Organization SOS-VO).

K. R. Davis, K. L. Morrow, R. Bobba and E. Heine, "Power flow cyber attacks and perturbation-based defense," 2012 IEEE Third International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm), Tainan, 2012, pp. 342-347.