Oliver Kosut

Assistant Professor
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GWC 454

Research expertise: Information theory, cyber-security, smart grids, active adversaries

Oliver Kosut received bachelor’s degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in electrical engineering and mathematics in 2004, and a doctoral degree in electrical and computer engineering from Cornell University in 2010. He was a postdoctoral associate in the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems at MIT from 2010 to 2012, before joining ASU as an assistant professor in 2012. He received an NSF CAREER award in 2015.

Professional preparation
Ph.D., electrical and computer engineering, Cornell University
B.S., electrical engineering and mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Selected publications

N. Iri and O. Kosut, “A New Type Size Code for Universal One-to-One Compression of Parametric Sources,” International Symposium on Information Theory, July 2016.

J. Liang, L. Sankar, and O. Kosut, “Vulnerability Analysis and Consequences of False Data Injection Attack on Power System State Estimation,” IEEE Trans. on Power Systems, 2015.

O. Kosut, L. Tong, and D. N. C. Tse, “Polytope codes against adversaries in networks,” IEEE Trans. on Information Theory, vol. 60, no. 6, pp. 3308–3344, June 2014.

V. Y. F. Tan and O. Kosut, “On the dispersion of three network information theory problems,” IEEE Trans. on Information Theory, vol. 60, no. 2, pp. 881–903, Feb. 2014.

O. Kosut and L. Sankar, “Universal fixed-to-variable source coding in the finite blocklength regime,” International Symposium on Information Theory, July 2013.

O. Kosut, L. Jia, R. J. Thomas, L. Tong, “Malicious data attacks on the smart grid,” IEEE Trans. on Smart Grid, vol. 2, pp. 645–658, October 2011.