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Janos Sztipanovits

Online platform assures cyber-physical systems research is legit, results don’t disappear

Nov. 16, 2018—Janos Sztipanovits (Vanderbilt University) Computer scientists from around the globe are using a one-stop shop to find research results that could help them move the field of cyber-physical systems forward, improving the relationships between humans, computers and the physical world that can make life safer, energy-efficient and more convenient. Vanderbilt University’s Institute for Software Integrated...

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Koutsoukos heads NSA Lablet to enhance America’s post-hack resiliency

May. 7, 2018—Cyber-physical systems let you analyze Fitbit data on a smartphone. They tell your house to bump up the thermostat before you get home. They run traffic lights. Mass transit. Electrical grids. It’s not a question about whether these systems connecting humans and technology are hackable. America’s challenge is to keep them running after inevitable hacks...

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Sztipanovits co-leads international effort to build social values into the Internet of Things

Oct. 11, 2017—The proliferation of smart devices has jump-started another profound technological transformation and created an opportunity to better marry these cyber physical systems with societal norms to minimize social disruption. That’s the idea behind an ambitious new international, interdisciplinary project to develop and test the concept of incorporating social norms, policies and values into the basic...

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U.S. tech giants, Vanderbilt engineers form group to create engineering standards for ‘Internet of Things’

Apr. 7, 2014—A new group called the Industrial Internet Consortium that includes Vanderbilt engineers and researchers in the university’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems (ISIS), American technology giants AT&T, Cisco, GE, IBM, Intel and 11 other companies announced its plans March 27 to create engineering standards for the “Internet of Things.” IoT refers to the connection of...

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Burgeoning Vanderbilt research institute celebrates regional impact, global reach

Nov. 15, 2013—In 15 years ISIS has had two growth spurts. During a three-year period between 2000 and 2003 the Institute for Software Integrated Systems at Vanderbilt reached national recognition as a partner in projects won by academic and industry leaders. In 2010, with awards of multiple large, long-term projects “we became the leads,” said ISIS Director...

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$9M NSF grant to help Vanderbilt engineers expand frontier of cyber-physical systems

Jul. 29, 2013—Vanderbilt University engineers are part of a multi-university project funded by a five-year $9 million National Science Foundation grant to help determine the most efficient approach to designing and operating cyber-physical systems that support national health, energy and transportation priorities. Teams from Vanderbilt, the University of California, Berkeley, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the...

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Vanderbilt wins $9.3M DARPA contract to evolve tools for military vehicle design

Apr. 30, 2013—Vanderbilt University engineers in the Institute for Software Integrated Systems have been awarded a $9.3 million contract over two years to continue their work to mature META tools that are part of a flagship Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Adaptive Vehicle Make (AVM) program. AVM is a portfolio of programs focused on dramatically reducing the...

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State’s high-tech challenge: Turn Tennessee Valley into a Silicon Valley

Oct. 24, 2012—Securing the future of Tennessee-based technology endeavors requires stronger appreciation and support for scientific research and development within the state, says Janos Sztipanovits, director of Vanderbilt’s Institute for Software Integrated Systems. With about $15 million in grants under contract each year, Sztipanovits stresses that even though ISIS is “very much in the forefront” in key...

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