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CS Faculty visits US Military Academy

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Dr. Hansheng Lei, Associate Professor, School of Engineering and Computational Sciences, is visiting US Military Academy at West Point (USMA) for his first sabatical after promotion to tenure in August 2012.  He joined the Network Science Center at USMA as a visiting professor in June 2013 and is expected to return to UTB June 2014. The research projects Dr. Lei is involved are funded by the US Army and US Air Force.  With significant findings from research and experiments, he co-authored two papers in the past six months with his partners. One paper is titled "Power Grid Defense Against malicious Cascading failure" and the other is "Circle-Based Tipping Cascades in Social Networks" both accepted by prestigious international conferences. Particularly, the discovery in the first paper is referenced by a recent article of Foreign Policy ("Shutting Down the Power Grid Is Way Easier Than You Think").

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Created at 3/7/2014 10:54 AM by Nicholas Guajardo
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