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

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.