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Purdue University
Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security

Dr. Chris Foreman

Title

Senior Research Scientist 

Department

Office

REC 217A 

Office Phone

(765)-494-7841 

Education

PhD CSE, MENG EE, BS EE 

Prior Appointments

University of Louisville Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering 

Research Areas

Cyber-security of critical infrastructure, industrial control, and other cyber-physical systems. Application of artificial neural networks in these systems. 

Key Areas

Critical infrastructure engineering and operations. Countermeasures in micro-architecture for CPS. 

Notable Experience

Investigator on three DHS funded contracts for the Dams, Water, and Telehealth Sectors. 15 years experience in industrial control systems for power generation, water treatment, manufacturing, and material handling. Various projects securing industrial processes. 

Notable Affiliations

Senior Member IEEE, Computer Society, Computational Intelligence Society, American Physical Society 

Biography

James Christopher Foreman (Ph.D. Computer Science and Engineering, University of Louisville, 2008) is a Senior Member of IEEE and also holds both B.S. (1990) and M.Eng. (1996) degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Louisville. He is a Senior Research Scientist at Purdue University in the Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security. He performs research in critical infrastructure systems and other cyber-physical systems in the area of cyber-security countermeasures. He has also worked as an engineer in the power generation industry as well as other process industries since 1993 for companies such as Westinghouse Process Control Division (Emerson), Cinergy (Duke Energy), and Alcoa Inc.