Integrating with the existing strength of UGA, the Center will develop smart and secure CPS technologies enabling energy, environment and food security and healthier life. The center’s research thrusts include food-water-energy systems and security, connected health and well-being, infrastructure and environment security and resilience.
Sense and control environmental parameters (such as temperature, humidity, carbon dioxide, light) and soil properties (such as moisture, nutrient concentration and acidity). Integrate renewable energy sources with CEA to reduce energy cost and promote green environments, such as deploying solar…Read more
Smart sensor web systems for environment monitoring, such as air or water quality, atmospheric or soil conditions, and can even include areas like monitoring the movements of wildlife and their habitats. Sensing, control and security for critical infrastructures (such as…Read more
Analyzing, designing, and implementing information systems to increase energy efficiency and security Energy harvesting, storage devices and systems, solar, wind and bio energy and integration of renewables with grid Investigate distributed microgrid energy management and control systems for microgrids. Monitoring,…Read more
Design and implement autonomous flying drones, surface vehicles and underwater vehicles for the engineering autonomy solutions. Develop autonomous space, surface, subsurface and underwater exploration and imaging system for target tracking and homeland security applications Model the coupling of spatial dynamics…Read more
Medical and health sensors and medical robotics systems, human-robot interaction, computer-aided surgery Methods and algorithms for aggregation of multi-scale clinical, biomedical, contextual, and environmental data about each patient (e.g., in EHRs, personal health records – PHR, etc.), and unified and…Read more
System, network and data security mechanisms for cyber and physical systems and their integration. Data-driven and physics-based data analytics and security mechanisms Bio-inspired immunization and decentralized defense mechanism for cyber and physical attack Biophotonic integrated sensors, multispectral and biomolecular biometric…Read more