CISC 850 - Cyber-Physical System Security, Winter 2021


Dr. Mohammad Zulkernine, PEng.

Professor & Canada Research Chair

School of Computing, Queen's University, Canada 

540 Goodwin Hall

mz at queensu dot ca


First lecture & organizational meeting: 12:30-2:00pm, Monday, January 11, 2021 (online).

Please email to mz at queensu dot ca if you are interetsed to take this course.

Course Objective

This course includes some of the underlying principles and the state-of-the-art of cyber-physical system security. The course will discuss foundations, principles, and practices for securing various cyber-physical system applications. It will focus on the informational as well as software development aspects of CPSs.

Course Contents


Graduate students with general background in any of the following disciplines: computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering. Students from other educational background should discuss with the instructor first.


Group Project & Report: 40%

Oral Presentations and Class Participation: 40%

Final Exam: 20%

Lecture Schedule

Mondays, 12:30-2:00 pm

Thursdays, 12:30-2:00 pm

Office Hours

By appointments.

Course Website


Lecture notes, book chapters, journal and conference papers.

Lecture Notes

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