Complexity Challenges in Cyber Physical Systems
Complexity Challenges in Cyber Physical Systems has been written for researchers, practitioners, lecturers, and graduate students in computer engineering who want to learn all about M&S support to addressing complexity in CPS and its applications in today's and tomorrow's world. SAURABH MITTAL, PhD, is Chief Scientist for Simulation, Experimentation and Gaming at The MITRE Corporation. He is the President-Elect and member of the Board of Directors for the Society for Modeling and Simulation International. He is a recipient of US DoD's highest civilian contractor recognition: Golden Eagle award (2006). He has published over hundred articles in various venues including the books: Netcentric System of Systems Engineering with DEVS Unified Process (2013), Guide to Simulation-based Disciplines: Advancing Our Computational Future (2017) and Emergent Behavior in Complex Systems Engineering: A Modeling and Simulation Approach (2018). ANDREAS TOLK, PhD, is Senior Principal Computer Scientist at The MITRE Corporation and Adjunct Professor at Old Dominion University. He is a Fellow of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International. His numerous publications comprise twelve books on systems engineering and modeling and simulation, including the Engineering Principles of Combat Modeling and Distributed Simulation (2012), Modeling and Simulation Support for System of Systems Engineering Applications (2015), and Emergent Behavior in Complex Systems Engineering: A Modeling and Simulation Approach (2018).
Complexity Challenges in Cyber Physical Systems
Aleksandra Markina-Khusid is a Principal Systems Engineer in The MITRE Corporation Systems Engineering Technical Center, supporting several SoS modeling efforts for DoD and DHS. She is the MITRE Model Based Engineering Capability Area Team leader. Dr. Markina-Khusid holds a BS degree in Physics, MS and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering, and an MS in Engineering & Management, all from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Agostino G. Bruzzone is Full Professor at DIME University of Genoa, Director of M&S Net (International Network involving 34 Centers) Director of the MISS McLeod Institute of Simulation Science - Genoa Center (over 28 Centers distributed worldwide) founder member and president of the Liophant Simulation, he served as Vice President and Member of the Board of MIMOS (Movimento Italiano di Simulazione), member of the NATO MSG, Executive VP of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International. He works on innovative modeling, AI techniques, application of Neural Networks, GAs and Fuzzy Logic to industrial plant problems using Simulation and Chaos Theory. He is member of several International Technical and Organization Committees (i.e. AI Application of IASTED, AI Conference, ESS, AMS) and General Coordinator of Scientific Initiatives (i.e. General Chair of SCSC and I3M). He teaches "M&S" for the DIMS PhD Program (Doctorship in Integrated Mathematical M&S). He is Director of the Master Program in Industrial Plants & Technologies for the University of Genoa and founder and chair of STRATEGOS International MSc in Engineering Technologies for Strategy and Security ( He served as Project Leader for the NATO Science & Technology Organization at the Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) founding the new research track on Modeling and Simulation. He has been the 10th scientist worldwide to enter into the Modeling and Simulation Hall of Fame as top Lifetime Achievement Awards of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International.
Akshay H. Rajhans is Principal Cyber-Physical Systems Research Scientist at MathWorks in the Advanced Research & Technology Office, where his research focuses on technical computing for and model-based design and analysis of cyber-physical systems (CPS). Previously, he worked on research and development and application engineering of electronic control systems for diesel-engine applications at Cummins, and invented a model-based approach to non-intrusive load monitoring at Bosch Research and Technology Center. Dr. Rajhans has been involved in leadership capacities in top research conferences in CPS and modeling and simulation communities, including as the inaugural CPS Track Chair at both the Winter Simulation Conference (2017) and the Spring Simulation Conference (2019), and as a Co-Chair of the International Workshop on Monitoring and Testing of CPS (2019). He is a recipient of the 2011 IEEE/ACM William J. McCalla Best Paper Award and his work has been recognized as a Research Highlight in "Communications of the ACM," ACM's flagship magazine. Dr. Rajhans has a PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University and an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of IEEE and ACM.
Bheshaj Krishnappa is currently working as a Principal at ReliabilityFirst Corporation. Mr. Krishnappa is responsible for risk analysis and mitigation of threats to bulk power system reliability and security across a large geographic area in the United States. He has over 22 years of professional experience working for large- and mid-sized companies in senior roles implementing and managing information technology, security, and business solutions to achieve organizational objectives. He is a business graduate knowledgeable in sustainable business practices that contribute to