Skip to main content DTI Announces AI to Transform Cybersecurity and Secure Critical Infrastructure Awards – four involving Digital Futures Digital Transformation Institute ( DTI) has announced the third round of DTI funded advanced research awards, focused on using artificial intelligence (AI) to harden information security and secure critical infrastructure.

The Institute awarded a total of $6.5 million in cash awards to leading research scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Carnegie Mellon, Princeton, University of Chicago, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, and MIT.

Twenty-four projects were awarded $100,000 to $700,000 each, for an initial period of one year. The four involving Digital Futures are:

AI Techniques for Power Systems Under Cyberattacks

  • Javad Lavaei, Associate Professor, Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, University of California, Berkeley
  • Somayeh Sojoudi, Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, University of California, Berkeley
  • Steven Low, Professor of Computing and Mathematical Sciences and Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
  • Jan KronqvistAssistant Professor, KTH Royal Institute of Technology
  • Jeremy Lawrence, Principal Technical Leader at Electric Power Research Institute, Electric Power Research Institute

Physics-aware AI-based Approach for Cyber Intrusion Detection in Substation Automation Systems

Cyber Safety Cage for Networks

Causal Reasoning for Real-Time Attack Identification in Cyber-Physical Systems DTI selects research proposals that inspire cooperative research and advance machine learning and other AI subdisciplines. Projects are peer-reviewed on scientific merit, prior accomplishments of the principal investigator and co-principal investigators, the use of AI, machine learning, data analytics, and cloud computing in the research project, and the suitability for testing the methods at scale. Visit to learn more about the Institute’s programs, award opportunities, and selected research proposals.

More about the project abstracts, researchers and universities.

Read the C3aiDTI press release here.



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