Manimaran Govindarasu

  • Mehl Professor

Main Office

2218 Coover
Ames, IA 50011-3060
Phone: 515-294-9175
Fax: 515-294-3637


PhD, Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (1998)
MTech, Computer Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (1993)
BE, Computer Science and Engineering, Bharathidasan University Trichirapalli, India (1989)

Interest Areas

Cyber-Physical Systems Security of Smart Grid, Cyber Security, Real-time Systems
Core Research Area: Computing and networking systems, software systems
Strategic Research Area: Cyber infrastructure, Energy infrastructure

Selected Publications

  • A. Hahn, A. Ashok, S. Siddharth, and G. Manimaran, "Cyber-Physical Security Testbeds: Architecture, Application, and Evaluation for Smart Grid," IEEE Trans. on Smart Grid, 2013, in press.
  • S. Sridhar, A. Hahn, and G. Manimaran, “Cyber-Physical Security for Electric Power Grid," Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 100, no. 1, pp. 210-224, Jan. 2012.
  • C.-W. Ten, G. Manimaran, and C.-C. Liu, “Cybersecurity for critical infrastructures: Attack and defense modeling," IEEE Trans. on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics - Part A, vol.40, no.4, pp.853-865, July 2010.
  • G. Sudha Anil Kumar, G. Manimaran, and Z. Wang, “End-to-end energy management in networked real-time embedded systems," IEEE Trans. on Parallel and Distributed Systems, vol. 19, no. 11, pp. 1498-1510, Nov. 2008. 
  • C.-W. Ten, C.-C. Liu, and G. Manimaran, “Vulnerability assessment of cybersecurity for SCADA systems," IEEE Trans. on Power Systems, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 1836-1846, Nov. 2008.