Media Invitation - Significant new funding for research into smart grid security at Concordia University

MONTREAL, Nov. 29, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - On Thursday, December 1, Concordia University will inaugurate the five-year NSERC/Hydro-Québec Thales Senior Industrial Research Chair on Smart Grid Security.

Mourad Debbabi, associate dean of Research and Graduate Studies in Concordia's Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science, will be principal chairholder.

Debbabi will work with leading industry co-sponsors Hydro-Québec and Thales to conduct cutting-edge research into smart grid security to detect, prevent, mitigate and recover from cyber-physical attacks to Quebec's power systems.


When: Thursday, December 1st at 10:30 a.m.
Where: Concordia University
Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Integrated Complex, room 11.725
1515 Ste. Catherine St. W., Montreal


SOURCE Concordia University

For further information: Fiona Downey, Media Relations Advisor, Concordia University, Tel.: 514-848-2424 ext. 2518, Cell: 514-518-3336, Twitter: @fiodow,


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