About Bruce McMillin

Bruce McMillin

Computer Science
322 Computer Science

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Dr. Bruce McMillin is currently the associate dean for research and outreach in the College of Engineering and Computing and a professor of Computer Science at the Missouri University of Science and Technology (S&T). He established and leads the campus Center for Information Assurance and is a senior research investigator in the campus Intelligent Systems Center at S&T His research is on formal methods for fault tolerance and security in distributed embedded systems with an eye towards critical infrastructure protection, most recently focusing on security and dependability of the advanced electric power grid control (smart grid). His research has been supported by the United States NSF, AFOSR, DOE, and several Missouri Industries. Dr. McMillin has authored over 100 refereed papers in international conferences and journals. He is leading the distributed grid intelligence project of the NSF Future Renewables Engineering Research Center, an advanced smart grid architecture. He is a senior member of the IEEE and member and contributor to the SGIP Smart Grid Interoperability Panel and the NIST Public Working Group in Cyber Security for Cyber-Physical Systems. He currently serves on the IEEE Computer Society's Board of Governors and as an ABET Computing Accreditation Commissioner.


Research interests

Cyber-Physical Systems, Computer Security, Cyber-Physical Security, Distributed Computing Theory, FREEDM

Course information

Distance courses

2018 Fall Semester
2019 Spring Semester