Research Projects

ICASA's research is characterized by the study of dynamical systems, control theory, mathematical physics, and economics using the tools of theoretical analysis, modeling, and simulation. ICASA's researchers study the additive effects of efficient design in complex interdependent systems. Work is conducted in four strategic areas: basic research on complex additive systems; applications to real-world problems in the private and public sectors; development of key enabling technologies to assist in applying research results; and establishing training and education programs.

Electric Power
The Electric Power (EP) team works to understand and model cascading power failures.
Point of Contact: Dr. Kevin Wedeward

Computer Networks
The computer network research efforts seek new and innovative methods to better understand computer networks by studying their behaviors, vulnerabilities, and interactions.
Point of Contact: Dr. Srinivas Mukkamala

Financial Systems
An interdisciplinary team has developed a three-phase model of the currency market price-formation process to assess the trade behavior on prices and bid-ask spreads. Researchers have also developed a model of the US wholesale power trader market.
Point of Contact: Dr. Peter Anselmo


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