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Reinhard Gentz

Reinhard Gentz
Computer Systems Engineer
Computational Research Division

Reinhard Gentz was a Ph.D student at UC Davis, prior to moving to ASU. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, in the field of Automation and Information (B.S.) and Optical Communication (M.S.). His research interests are communication technology, embedded systems and security.

Journal Articles

Ciaran Roberts, Anna Scaglione, Mahdi Jamei, Reinhard Gentz, Sean Peisert, Emma M. Stewart, Chuck McParland, Alex McEachern, Daniel Arnold, "Learning Behavior of Distribution System Discrete Control Devices for Cyber-Physical Security", IEEE Transaction on Smart Grid, July 31, 2019, doi: 0.1109/TSG.2019.2936016

Melissa Stockman, Dipankar Dwivedi, Reinhard Gentz, Sean Peisert, "Detecting Programmable Logic Controller Code Using Machine Learning", International Journal of Critical Infrastructure Protection, July 2019, doi: 10.1016/j.ijcip.2019.100306

L. Ferrari, A. Scaglione, R. Gentz, Y. W. P. Hong, "Convergence Results on Pulse Coupled Oscillator Protocols in Locally Connected Networks", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, 2017, 25:1004-1019, doi: 10.1109/TNET.2016.2611379

R. Gentz, A. Scaglione, L. Ferrari, Y. W. P. Hong, "PulseSS: A Pulse-Coupled Synchronization and Scheduling Protocol for Clustered Wireless Sensor Networks", IEEE Internet of Things Journal, 2016, 3:1222-1234, doi: 10.1109/JIOT.2016.2576923

R. Gentz, S. X. Wu, H. T. Wai, A. Scaglione, A. Leshem, "Data Injection Attacks in Randomized Gossiping", IEEE Transactions on Signal and Information Processing over Networks, 2016, 2:523-538, doi: 10.1109/TSIPN.2016.2614898

Conference Papers

Reinhard Gentz, Sean Peisert, Joshua Boverhof, Daniel Gunter, "SPARCS: Stream-Processing Architecture applied in Real-time Cyber-physical Security", Proceedings of the 15th IEEE International Conference on e-Science (eScience), San Diego, CA, IEEE, September 2019,

Reinhard Gentz, Héctor García Martin, Edward Baidoo, Sean Peisert, "Workflow Automation in Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry", Proceedings of the 15th IEEE International Conference on e-Science (eScience), San Diego, CA, IEEE, September 2019,

Georgia Koutsandria, Reinhard Gentz, Mahdi Jamei, Anna Scaglione, Sean Peisert, Chuck McParland, "A real-time testbed environment for cyber-physical security on the power grid", Proceedings of the First ACM Workshop on Cyber-Physical Systems-Security and/or PrivaCy, January 1, 2015, 67--78, doi: 10.1145/2808705.2808707

Reinhard Gentz, Anna Scaglione, Yao-Win Hong, Lorenzo Ferrari, "PulseSS: A Microcontroller Implementation of Pulse-Coupled Scheduling and Synchronization Protocol for Cluster-BasedWireless Sensor Networks", 2015,

R. Gentz, H. T. Wai, A. Scaglione, A. Leshem, "Detection of data injection attacks in decentralized learning", 2015 49th Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems and Computers, 2015, 350-354, doi: 10.1109/ACSSC.2015.7421145

Lorenzo Ferrari, Reinhard Gentz, Anna Scaglione, Masood Parvania, "The Pulse Coupled Phasor Measurement Units", IEEE Smartgridcomm, 2014,


S Peisert, R Gentz, J Boverhof, C McParland, S Engle, A Elbashandy, D Gunter, "LBNL Open Power Data", January 2017, doi: 10.21990/C21599