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Hadis Karimipour-Director

Dr. Hadis Karimipour is the Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Secure and Resilient Cyber-Physical Systems, Director of the Smart Cyber-Physical (SCPS) Lab, and an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Software Engineering at the University of Calgary. Her research mainly focuses on the application of Artificial Intelligent (AI) and machine learning on the Internet of Things (IoT) and critical infrastructure security.

​Her research interest includes:

  • AI-enabled Monitoring Solution for Smart Cyber-Physical Grids 

  • AI-enabled IoT/OT Security

  • Anomaly Detection in Critical Cyber-physical System

  • Machine Learning/Deep Learning

Hilights

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May 20, 2024- Dr. Karimipour is recognized as Top 10 Under 40 by Canadian Security Magazine.

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May 10, 2024- Dr. Karimipour is shortlisted for the Cybersecurity Woman Leader of the Year 2024.

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Jan. 2, 2024- Dr. Karimipour's interview with CityNews on a security breach

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Dec. 14, 2023- Dr Karimipour was the recipient of the 2023 Excellence Award in Research Excellence from the Schulich School of Engineering, University of Calgary!

Dec. 12 2023-AD Hoc Network Best Paper Award

Dec. 12, 2023- Our paper received the 2023 Best Paper Award from Ad Hoc Network Journal.

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Non.20, 2023-UCalgary faculty recognized at 2023 ASTech Awards

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Nov. 8, 2023- Shining a light on Calgary’s exceptional entrepreneurs

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Nov. 3-2023- Dr. Karimipour received the ASTech Award in Innovation for AI/ML Advancement.

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Nov. 2, 2023-Dr. Karimipour was named one of the Top 40 Under 40 by Avenue Magazine

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Oct. 10, 2023- Dr. Karimipour was named as one of the Finalists fro 2023 ASTech Awards

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Jun. 7 2023- UCalgary researchers talk artificial intelligence

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Jun. 2023-Our paper "A Generalizable Deep Neural Network Method for Detecting Attacks in Industrial Cyber-Physical Systems" is accepted fro publication at the IEEE System Journal.

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April 21 2023- Dr. Karimipour received the IEEE Communication Society Early Achievement Award.

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March 17 2023- Dr Karimipour received the Schulich School of Engineering Excellence Award in Mentoring

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Jan. 10 2023- Dr. Karimipour is selected as one of the Delegates for the Delegates for the 2023 Science Meets Parliament program

Jan. 10- 2023- Dr. Karimipour's interview with CBC on ChatGPT and its cybersecurity concerns

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Jan. 10- 2023- Our Special Issue on “Federated learning for personalized recommendation of consumer electronics” in the IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics, is now online.

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Nov. 22- 2022- Dr. Karimpour is selected as one of the 2022 Most Inspiring Women in Cyber by IT Security Guru (the home of IT security news in the UK and Europe).

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Nov. 16- 2022- Dr. Karimpour is awarded the Canada Research Chair in Secure and Resilient Cyber-Physical Systems.

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Nov. 18- 2022- Our paper “An Ensemble Deep Federated Learning Cyber-threat Hunting Model for Industrial Internet of Things” is published in the Elsevier Journal of Computer Communications.

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Oct. 26- 2022- Our paper “Secure Intelligent Fuzzy Blockchain Framework: Effective Threat Detection in IoT Networks” is Accepted for publication in the Elsevier Journal of Computer in Industry.

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May 26- 2022- Our article on "Cyber Intrusion Detection by Combined Feature Selection Algorithm" is among the most cited article in the Elsevier Journal of Information Security and Applications.

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April 21- 2022- Dr. Karimipour received the 2022 APEGA Early Accomplishment Award.

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Sept. 1- 2021- Dr. Karimipour's interview with Cybercrimeology Podcast about research and diversity in engineering and cybersecurity for the cyber-physical systems.

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Aug.25-2021- Dr. Karimipour's work on "Cybersecurity Awareness" is featured in the University of Calgary's NEWSPAPER.

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Jul. 28- 2021- Dr. Karimipour was selected as one of "Canada's Top 20 Women in Cybersecurity" by IT World Canada.

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Jul. 19- 2021- Our first informational cybersecurity video is now posted!

Lab Members

Postdoc/Visiting

PhD

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Anik Islam-
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W23-Present


 

Amir N. Jahromi-PDF
S24-Present

Hussein M. Ruzbahani-PDF
S24-Present

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Arshia Aflaki-PhD-F22-Present
(UoC)


 

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Narges Babadi-PhD-W23-Present
(UoC)


 

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Wilson . A. Goodness-PhD-F23-Present
(UoC)


 

MSc

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Maryam Shirmohammadi,
MSc-F23-Present
(UoC)
 

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Join Us

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Postdoctoral Fellowship Position

Auditable and Explainable Cyber Threat Detection and Mitigation

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PhD Position

Zero-Touch Integrated Framework for Cyber Threat Detection and Response

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