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Nan, Cen

Cen Nan

ETH Zürich
Cen Nan
Institut f. Energietechnik
ML J 15
Sonneggstrasse 3
8092 Zürich

Telefon: +41 44 632 63 34

Research Topic

Reliability and vulnerability analyses for interdependent critical infrastructures
Special Interest: System modeling and simulation, interdependency study and analysis

Developer of an HLA-compliant multi-domain experimental simulation test-bed:
2005-2007 M.Eng in Oil and Gas Engineering, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada
2001-2005 B.Eng in Computer Engineering, Memorial University of Newfoundland , Canada
Book Chapters
  1. C. Nan. High Level Architecture, in W. Kröger and E. Zio (Eds.): Vulnerable Systems , Springer, 2011
Articles in Newsletter
  1. C. Nan & W. Kröger. Lessons learned from Adopting Distributed Simulation Approach for CI Interdependency Study, in ESRA (European Safety Reliability Association) Newsletter December, 2011.
Articles in Journals
  1. I. Eusgeld, C. Nan & S. Dietz. "System-of-systems" Approach for Interdependent Critical Infrastructures, Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 96(6), 679-686, 2011. pdf
  2. C. Nan, I. Eusgeld. Adopting HLA Standard for Interdependency Study, Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 96(1),149-159, 2010. pdf
  3. C.Nan, F. Khan & M. T. Iqbal. Real-time Fault Diagnosis Using Knowledge-based Expert System, Process Safety and Environmental Protection Journal of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering: Part B, Vol. 86, No. 1, pp. 55-71, 2008. pdf
Pulished Contributions to Academic Conferences
  1. C. Nan, I.Eusgeld & W. Kröger. Hidden Vulnerabilities due to Interdependencies between SCADA and SUC, Proceedings of the 7th international conference on Critical Information Infrastructures Security, Liliehammer, Norway: Springer-Verlag, 2012.
  2. C. Nan, I.Eusgeld & W. Kröger. Assessing CI Interdependency Issues using an HLA-compliant Simulation Platform, ESREL 2012, 25-29 June, Helsinki, Finland, 2012
  3. C. Nan, I. Eusgeld. Exploring Impacts of Single Failure Propagation between SCADA and SUC, IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM) 2011, Singapore, 2011
  4. C. Nan, W. Kröger & P. Probst. Exploring Critical Infrastructure Interdependency by Hybrid Simulation Approach, ESREL 2011, 18-22 September, France, 2011
  5. C. Nan &W. Kröger. A New Modeling Approach for Resolving CI Interdependency Issues, the 11th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering, 1-4 August, Zurich, 2011
  6. C. Nan, I. Eusgeld. Creating a Simulation Environment for Critical Infrastructure Interdependencies Study, in proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM) 2009, Hong Kong, 2009
  7. C. Nan, F. Khan & M. T. Iqbal. Abnormal Process Condition Prediction (Fault Diagnosis) Using G2 Expert System, in proceedings of Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Canada, 2007
  8. C. Nan, M. T. Iqbal & F. Khan. Modeling and Simulating a Micro Steam Power Unit by G2 Real-time Expert System, in proceedings of the 16th IEEE NECEC conference, Canada, 2006
Scientific Reports
  1. C.Nan, W. Kröger & I. Eusgeld. Study of Common Cause Failures of the SCADA System at Substation Level, Swiss Federal Office of Civil Protection, ETH-LSA, 2011
  2. C. Nan. Further Method Development (HLA), Swiss Federal Office of Civil Protection, ETH-LSA, 2011
  3. W. Kröger, C. Nan, K. Trantopoulos, L. Zhou & I. Eusgeld. Interdependencies between critical infrastructures, Swiss Federal Office of Civil Protection, ETH-LSA, 2010
  4. C. Nan & I. Eusgeld. Further Development of Modeling and Simulation to Disclose Vulnerabilities of Interdependent Critical Infrastructures, Swiss Federal Office of Civil Protection, ETH-LSA, 2010
Invited Workshops
  1. C.Nan & I. Eusgeld. Building a Distributed Simulation Environment, presented at Workshop at Institute of Automation and Information Systems in Technical University of Munich (TUM-AIS), 2011
Professional Career
2007-2008 Field Engineer,Drilling and Measurement Section, Schlumberger Canada, Canada
2004-2005 Development student, Center for Marine Simulation, Marine Institute, St.Johns, Canada
2003-2004 Development student,Preventative Maintenance Management Dep, Bruce Power, Canada

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