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Wireless Sensor Networks in Contested Environments


Information Directorate, RI/Cyber Operations

opportunity location
13.20.95.B7951 Rome, NY 134414514


name email phone
Lauren M Huie 315.330.3187


Sensor networks are particularly versatile for a wide variety of estimation tasks. Due to the nature of communication in a shared wireless medium, these sensors must operate in the presence of other co-located networks, which may have competing, conflicting, and even adversarial objectives. This effort focuses on the development of the fundamental mathematics necessary to analyze the behavior of networks in contested environments. Security for dynamically changing networks is of interest. Research areas include but are not limited to optimization theory, information theory, detection/estimation theory, and game theory. Development of new cryptographic techniques is not of interest under this research opportunity.



Kosut O, Jia L, Thomas R, Tong L: IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid Special Issue on Cyber, Physical, and System Security for Smart Grid 2(4): 2011


key words
Optimization; Sensor network; Adversarial; Estimation theory; Detection theory; Security; Game theory; Information theory;


Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral and Senior applicants


Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$95,000.00 $5,000.00

Experience Supplement:
Postdoctoral and Senior Associates will receive an appropriately higher stipend based on the number of years of experience past their PhD.

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