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    TLI's Mike Johnson on Cybersecurity Risks for Some Virtual Schools

    Mike Johnson, director of graduate studies for the M.S. in Security Technologies (MSST) program, spoke with a reporter about cybersecurity risks for virtual learning as educational institutions go virtual amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    TLI Faculty Member's Company Receives $1M Federal Grant From Defense Department

    RxFunction, whose CTO and co-founder is TLI faculty member Dr. Lars Oddsson, has been awarded a federal contract by the Department of Defense for rehabilitation research and development. The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Direct Phase II contract will fund the company's work on incorporating its Walkasins sensory neuroprosthetic technology into artificial limbs for active-duty military, veterans and civilians who have lower limb trauma and/or loss.

    Walkasins, manufactured by the medical device company RxFunction, are wearable sensory prosthetics for patients with balance problems such as peripheral neuropathy. In addition to serving as the company's CTO, Dr. Lars Oddsson co-invented and developed the patented technology. He teaches in our M.S. in Medical Device Innovation (MDI) program.

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    IEEE Podcast Discusses Dr. Massoud Amin's Fellowship Achievement

    Technological Leadership Institute director and member of the IEEE-USA Energy Policy CommitteeDr. Massoud Amin, was recently named IEEE Fellow. IEEE-USA InSight Podcast discusses this achievement.

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    Dr. Massoud Amin to Present at Wayzata Public Schools’ Young Scientist Roundtable

    On Tuesday, April 19, 2016, Technological Leadership Institute Director Dr. Massoud Amin will present “The Nation’s Electrical Grid” to students and their parents at Wayzata Central Middle School, as part of the Wayzata Public Schools’ Young Scientist Roundtable series.

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    Dr. Amin Discusses Renewable Energy with Environmental Leader News

    TLI's director and chairman of IEEE Smart Grid, Dr. Massoud Amin, is featured in Environmental Leader to share his expertise on wind energy and the bulk power system.

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    U of M Technological Leadership Institute Director Named 2016 IEEE Fellow

    The University of Minnesota Technological Leadership Institute (TLI) is proud to announce its director, Dr. Massoud Amin, has been named an IEEE Fellow in recognition for his leadership in smart grids and security of critical infrastructures. Dr. Amin serves as the IEEE Smart Grid chair, and has led national initiatives to enhance security, resilience and efficiency within the security sector.

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    Dr. Massoud Amin Says New Grid-Security Project is Long Overdue

    Eight of the largest U.S. utility companies plan to launch a new company to stockpile the most important components of the electricity system. The Technological Leadership Institute's director, Dr. Massoud Amin explains to Marketplace that recent attacks have put this grid-security project into action.

  • Upcoming Events

    • Cyber Security Summit 2020

      October 26, 2020

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      The Technological Leadership Institute at the University of Minnesota is proud to be a founding partner of the Cyber Security Summit, which returns for its 10th year on October 26-28. This year's theme is "The Ripple Effect: The Cascading Impacts of Cyber Security."

      The Cyber Security Summit's mission is to produce a multi-stakeholder consortium that draws industry, government and academic experts in an effort to improve the state of cyber security on both a domestic and international level.

      This year's agenda features the following discussions/workshops:

      • Incident response and investigation
      • WiCyS (Women in CyberSecurity) diversity and inclusion in the cyber workforce luncheon
      • Healthcare and medical devices
      • Cyber wars and hacking
      • AI and machine learning
      • Business disruption and remote workforces
      • and much more ...

      View the preliminary agenda here (it is continuously being updated).

      DISCOUNT: Register with promo code TLI35 for a 35 percent discount now through October 2.

      COVID-19 UPDATE: This year's Summit is now a completely virtual event.

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