Columbia University

Saleh Soltan Defended his Ph.D. Thesis

image001Saleh Soltan successfully defended his Ph.D. Thesis titled “Computational and Analytical Tools for Resilient and Secure Power Grids”.

Over the past few years, Saleh has led WiMNet lab’s efforts in the area of power grid resilience to cyber attacks and physical attacks/failures. While studying towards the Ph.D., he received the Armstrong Memorial Award, the Best Poster Award in the DTRA Basic Research Technical Review, and his paper was selected as one of the Best Conference Papers on Power System Modeling and Analysis at the IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, 2016 (IEEE PES-GM’16). For more details, see the following previous news items.

Saleh will conduct Postdoctoral Research in the Department of Electrical Engineering in Princeton University.

Congratulations Saleh!