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Anna Scaglione

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Dr. Anna Scaglione
Faculty Affiliate
Scientific Data Division
Phone: (607) 227-0401
Cornell Tech

Anna Scaglione is a Professor in electrical and computer engineering at Cornell University and Cornell Tech. Prior to this, she was a Professor in the School of Electrical Computer and Energy Engineering at Arizona State University (ASU) from 2014 to 2021. Prior to ASU, she was a Professor of electrical engineering from 2010 to 2014 and Associate Professor from 2008-2010 at the University of California at Davis. Before joining UC Davis, Anna Scaglione was Assistant Professor (2001-2006) and then tenured Associate Professor at Cornell from 2006 to 2008. Prior to joining Cornell, she was an Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico from 2000-2001. In 2006, she was visiting professor at EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland, and in 2013 at Stanford University.

Journal Articles

Mahdi Jamei, Raksha Ramakrishna, Teklemariam Tesfay, Reinhard Gentz, Ciaran Roberts, Anna Scaglione, Sean Peisert, "Phasor Measurement Units Optimal Placement and Performance Limits for Fault Localization", IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (J-SAC), Special Issue on Communications and Data Analytics in Smart Grid, November 6, 2019, 38(1):180-192, doi: 10.1109/jsac.2019.2951971

Mahdi Jamei, Anna Scaglione, Ciaran Roberts, Emma Stewart, Sean Peisert, Chuck McParland, Alex McEachern, "Anomaly Detection Using μPMU Measurements in Distribution Grids", IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2017, doi: 10.1109/TPWRS.2017.2764882

Mahdi Jamei, Emma Stewart, Sean Peisert, Anna Scaglione, Chuck McParland, Ciaran Roberts, Alex McEachern, "Micro Synchrophasor-Based Intrusion Detection in Automated Distribution Systems: Towards Critical Infrastructure Security", IEEE Internet Computing, September 2016, 20(5):18-27, doi: 10.1109/MIC.2016.102

Chuck McParland, Sean Peisert, Anna Scaglione, "Monitoring Security of Networked Control Systems: It's the Physics", IEEE Security and Privacy, November 2014, 12(6):32-39, doi: 10.1109/MSP.2014.122

Conference Papers

Daniel Arnold, Sy-Toan Ngo, Ciaran Roberts, Yize Chen, Anna Scaglione, Sean Peisert, "Adam-based Augmented Random Search for Control Policies for Distributed Energy Resource Cyber Attack Mitigation", Proceedings of the 2022 American Control Conference (ACC), June 2022,

Ciaran Roberts, Sy-Toan Ngo, Alexandre Milesi, Anna Scaglione, Sean Peisert, Daniel Arnold, "Deep Reinforcement Learning for Mitigating Cyber-Physical DER Voltage Unbalance Attacks”", Proceedings of the 2021 American Control Conference (ACC), May 2021, doi: 10.23919/ACC50511.2021.9482815

Ignacio Losada Carreño, Raksha Ramakrishna, Anna Scaglione, Daniel Arnold, Ciaran Roberts, Sy-Toan Ngo, Sean Peisert, David Pinney, "SODA: An Irradiance-Based Tool to Generate Sub-Minute Solar Power Stochastic Time Series", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing Technologies for Smart Grids (SmartGridComm), IEEE, November 2020,

Ciaran Roberts Sy-Toan Ngo, Alexandre Milesi, Sean Peisert, Daniel Arnold, Shammya Saha, Anna Scaglione, Nathan Johnson, Anton Kocheturov, Dmitriy Fradkin, "Deep Reinforcement Learning for DER Cyber-Attack Mitigation", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing Technologies for Smart Grids (SmartGridComm), IEEE, November 2020,

Mahdi Jamei, Anna Scaglione, Sean Peisert, "Low-Resolution Fault Localization Using Phasor Measurement Units with Community Detection", Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Communications, Control, and Computing Technologies for Smart Grids (SmartGridComm), Allborg, Denmark, IEEE, October 29, 2018, doi: 10.1109/SmartGridComm.2018.8587461

Mahdi Jamei, Anna Scaglione, Ciaran Roberts, Alex McEachern, Emma Stewart, Sean Peisert, Chuck McParland, "Online Thevenin Parameter Tracking Using Synchrophasor Data", Proceedings of the 2017 IEEE Power Engineering Society (PES) General Meeting (GM), Chicago, IL, IEEE, July 2017, doi: 10.1109/PESGM.2017.8273818

Mahdi Jamei, Anna Scaglione, Ciaran Roberts, Emma Stewart, Sean Peisert, Chuck McParland, Alex McEachern, "Automated Anomaly Detection in Distribution Grids Using µPMU Measurements", Proceedings of the 50th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), Electric Energy Systems Track, Resilient Networks Minitrack, IEEE, January 2017, doi:

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

Georgia Koutsandria, Vishak Muthukumar, Masood Parvania, Sean Peisert, Chuck McParland, Anna Scaglione, "A hybrid network IDS for protective digital relays in the power transmission grid", Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm), 2014 IEEE International Conference on, January 2014, 908--913, doi: 10.1109/SmartGridComm.2014.7007764

Masood Parvania, Georgia Koutsandria, Vishak Muthukumary, Sean Peisert, Chuck McParland, Anna Scaglione, "Hybrid Control Network Intrusion Detection Systems for Automated Power Distribution Systems", Proc. of the 44th Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN), January 1, 2014, 774--779, doi: 10.1109/DSN.2014.81

Xiao Li, Zhifang Wang, Vishak Muthukumar, Anna Scaglione, Chuck McParland, Sean Peisert, "Networked Loads in the Distribution Grid", Proceedings of the 2012 APSIPA Annual Summit and Conference, Hollywood, CA, December 3, 2012,


Sean Peisert, Ciaran Roberts, Anna Scaglione, Mahdi Jamei, Reinhard Gentz, Charles McParland, Alex McEachren, Galen Rasche, Aaron Snyder, "Supporting Cyber Security of Power Distribution Systems by Detecting Differences Between Real-time Micro-Synchrophasor Measurements and Cyber-Reported SCADA - Final Report", October 15, 2018,


Nikhil Ravi, Anna Scaglione, Sachin Kadam, Reinhard Gentz, Sean Peisert, Brent Lunghino, Emmanuel Levijarvi, Aram Shumavon, Differentially Private K-means Clustering Applied to Meter Data Analysis and Synthesis, arXiv preprint arXiv:2112.03801, November 23, 2021,

Sachin Kadam, Anna Scaglione, Nikhil Ravi, Sean Peisert, Brent Lunghino, Aram Shumavon, Optimum Noise Mechanism for Differentially Private Queries in Discrete Finite Sets, arXiv preprint arXiv:2111.11661, November 23, 2021,

Nikhil Ravi, Anna Scaglione, Sean Peisert, Colored Noise Mechanism for Differentially Private Clustering, arXiv preprint arXiv:2111.07850, November 15, 2021,