The SCPS Lab ( is a research lab that conducts fundamental research on the advancement of new technology and principles to handle challenges of critical cyber-physical systems. Our mission is to develop fully automated and intelligent monitoring and security solution to ensure reliable operation of the critical cyber-physical systems and industrial Internet of Things (IoT), including smart grids, oil and gas refinery, autonomous vehicles, and transportation systems. In SCPS Lab, we offer an inclusive work environment work with a diverse group of experienced researchers with different backgrounds, origins, genders, etc.!
We are always looking for motivated and enthusiastic researchers with a strong background in machine learning (ML), artificial intelligence (AI), cybersecurity, smart grids analysis and cyber-physical system modelling. 


Ph.D. Position in Artificial Intelligence for Protecting Critical Infrastructure

​The SCPS Lab is hiring for two Ph.D. positions focused on a multi-view Deep Learning (DL) anomaly detection model for threat hunting in Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and Critical Infrastructures.   
The required skills for potential graduate students include:

  • Strong background in cyber security, cyber-physical system modelling

    Strong background in machine learning and data analytic techniques

  • Background in detection and estimation theory

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

To apply, please contact Dr. Hadis Karimipour ( with your most recent C.V. and a list of two references. 




Postdoctoral Fellowship position in Intelligent Security Solutions for IoT-enabled Smart Grids

The SCPS Lab is hiring for one Postdoctoral Position focused on the Security of IoT-enabled Smart Grids. This position is mainly focused on developing intelligent and explainable security solutions for smart grids with the application of AI and ML. We are looking for someone with hands-on experience in co-simulation testbeds for cyber-physical modelling. In addition, the candidate should have a track of research in Cybersecurity and AI. Priority would be given to candidates with publications in the Tier1 journals in smart grids analysis, cybersecurity or AI.
Positions Details:

  • Applicants will have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in electrical engineering, compare engineering or computer science

  • Salary range of $50,000 to $60,000 a year commensurate with experience.

  • The initial appointment would be for 1-year and can be extended for another year

  • Extended health coverage is provided

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. The effective date of appointment is negotiable, but Jan 1, 2021, is preferred. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
To apply, please contact Dr. Hadis Karimipour ( with your most recent C.V. and a list of two references.