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Dr. Dan Li

Dr. Dan Li Assistant Professor

Department of Industrial Engineering
269 Freeman Hall, Clemson University
Clemson, SC 29634-0920

Phone: (864) 656-1435
Fax: (864) 656-0795

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BS, Mechanical (Automotive) Engineering
Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 2015

MS, Statistics
Georgia Institute of Technology, 2020

PhD, Industrial Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology, 2021

Research Areas

Cybersecurity for Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) / Industrial Control Systems (ICS), machine learning, sensor-based anomaly detection, complex system modeling, and reliability engineering

Selected Publications

D. Li, N. Gebraeel and K. Paynabar, "Detection and Differentiation of Replay Attack and Equipment Faults in SCADA Systems," in  IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, doi: 10.1109/TASE.2020.3013760.

Dan Li, Kamran Paynabar & Nagi Gebraeel (2021) A degradation-based detection framework against covert cyberattacks on SCADA systems,  IISE Transactions, 53:7, 812-829, doi:  10.1080/24725854.2020.1802537

D. Li, P. Ramanan, N. Gebraeel and K. Paynabar, "Deep Learning Based Covert Attack Identification for Industrial Control Systems,"  2020 19th IEEE International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA), 2020, pp. 438-445, doi: 10.1109/ICMLA51294.2020.00075.

P. Ramanan, D. Li and N. Gebraeel, "Blockchain-Based Decentralized Replay Attack Detection for Large-Scale Power Systems," in  IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Systems, doi: 10.1109/TSMC.2021.3104087.

Ana María Estrada Gómez, Dan Li & Kamran Paynabar (2021) An Adaptive Sampling Strategy for Online Monitoring and Diagnosis of High-dimensional Streaming Data,  Technometrics, doi:  10.1080/00401706.2021.1967198

Ashok, D. Li, N. Gebraeel and D. Divan, "Online Detection of Inter-turn Winding Faults in Single-Phase Distribution Transformers Using Smart Meter Data," in  IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, doi: 10.1109/TSG.2021.3102101.

Courses Taught

IE 4610 Quality Engineering

Professional Affiliations

Member of INFORMS
Member of IISE
Member of IEEE