Publications

Books

  1. J. Chen and Q. Zhu, A Game- and Decision-Theoretic Approach to Resilient Interdependent Network Analysis and Design, Springer, 2020.
  2. Q. Zhu, J. Baras, R. Poovendran, and J. Chen (Eds.), Decision and Game Theory for Security, 11th International Conference GameSec Proceedings, Springer, 2020.

Book Chapters

  1. J. Chen and Q. Zhu, A System-of-Systems Approach to Strategic Cyber-Defense and Robust Switching Control Design for Cyber-Physical Wind Energy Systems, book chapter in Security and Resilience of Control Systems, Springer, 2022.
  2. L. Huang, J. Chen and Q. Zhu, Factored Markov Game Theory for Secure Interdependent Infrastructure Networks, book chapter in Game Theory for Security Risk Management, Springer, 2018. PDF

Journal Papers

  1. J. Hughes* and J. Chen, “Resilient and Distributed Discrete Optimal Transport with Deceptive Adversary: A Game-Theoretic Approach,” IEEE Control Systems Letters, vol 6, pp. 1166 - 1171, 2022. PDF
  2. J. Chen and Q. Zhu, “A Cross-Layer Design Approach to Strategic Cyber Defense and Robust Switching Control of Cyber-Physical Wind Energy Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, to appear, 2022.
  3. J. Chen, C. Touati, and Q. Zhu, “A Dynamic Game Approach to Designing Secure Interdependent IoT-Enabled Infrastructure Network,” IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering, vol 8, no 3, pp. 2601-2612, 2021. PDF
  4. J. Chen, Y. Huang, R. Zhang, and Q. Zhu, “Optimal Curing Strategy for Competing Epidemics Spreading over Complex Networks,” IEEE Transactions on Signal and Information Processing over Networks, vol 7, pp. 294-308, 2021. PDF
  5. J. Chen, Q. Zhu, and T. Başar, “Dynamic Contract Design for Systemic Cyber Risk Management of Interdependent Enterprise Networks,” Dynamic Games and Applications, Springer, vol 11, pp. 294 - 325, 2021. PDF
  6. G. Peng, J. Chen, and Q. Zhu, “Distributed Stabilization of Two Interdependent Markov Jump Linear Systems with Partial Information,” IEEE Control Systems Letters, vol 5, no 2, pp. 713–718, 2021. PDF
  7. J. Chen, C. Touati and Q. Zhu, “A Dynamic Game Approach to Strategic Design of Secure and Resilient Infrastructure Network,” IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, vol. 15, pp. 462 - 474, 2020. PDF
  8. J. Chen, C. Touati and Q. Zhu, “Optimal Secure Design of Two-Layer IoT Network,” IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, vol, 7 no 1, pp. 398 - 409, 2020. PDF
  9. J. Chen and Q. Zhu, “Control of Multi-Layer Mobile Autonomous Systems in Adversarial Environments: A Games-in-Games Approach,” IEEE Transactions on Control of Network Systems, vol. 7, no 3, 1056 - 1068, 2020. PDF
  10. Y. Huang, J. Chen, L. Huang and Q. Zhu, “Dynamic Games for Secure and Resilient Control System Design,” National Science Review, vol 7, no 7, pp. 1125–1141, 2020. PDF
  11. J. Chen and Q. Zhu, “Interdependent Strategic Security Risk Management with Bounded Rationality in the Internet of Things,” IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, vol. 14, no. 11, pp. 2958 - 2971, 2019. PDF
  12. J. Pawlick, J. Chen and Q. Zhu, “iSTRICT: An Interdependent Strategic Trust Mechanism for the Cloud-Enabled Internet of Controlled Things,” IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, vol. 14, no. 6, pp. 1654 - 1669, 2019. PDF
  13. J. Chen and Q. Zhu, “A Stackelberg Game Approach for Two-Level Distributed Energy Management in Smart Grids,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 9, no. 6, pp. 6554-6565, 2018. PDF
  14. J. Chen and Q. Zhu, “Security as a Service for Cloud-Enabled Internet of Controlled Things Under Advanced Persistent Threats: A Contract Design Approach,” IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, vol. 12, no. 11, pp. 2736-2750, 2017. PDF
  15. J. Chen and Q. Zhu, “A Game-Theoretic Framework for Resilient and Distributed Generation Control of Renewable Energies in Microgrids,” IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 285-295, 2017. PDF
  16. J. Chen, C. Touati and Q. Zhu, “A Dynamic Game Analysis and Design of Infrastructure Network Protection and Recovery,” ACM SIGMETRICS Performance Evaluation Review, vol. 45, no. 2, pp. 125-128, 2017. PDF

Conference Papers

  1. N. Kaur* and J. Chen, “Collaborative Learning for Large-Scale Discrete Optimal Transport under Incomplete Populational Information,” IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM) - Poster, 2022.
  2. N. Kaur*, J. Hughes*, and J. Chen, “VaxEquity: A Data-Driven Risk Assessment and Optimization Framework for Equitable Vaccine Distribution,” 56th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), 2022.
  3. J. Chen, Y. Huang, and Q. Zhu, “Transactive Resilience in Renewable Microgrids: A Contract-Theoretic Approach,” 56th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), 2022.
  4. Y Huang, J. Chen, and Q. Zhu, “Assets Defending Differential Games with Partial Information and Selected Observations,” IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2021.
  5. G. Peng, T. Li, S. Liu, J. Chen, and Q. Zhu, “Locally-Aware Constrained Games on Networks,” American Control Conference (ACC), 2021.
  6. J. Hughes* and J. Chen, “Fair and Distributed Dynamic Optimal Transport for Resource Allocation over Networks,” 55th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), 2021.
  7. Y. Pan, G. Peng, J. Chen, and Q. Zhu, “MASAGE: Model-Agnostic Sequential and Adaptive Game Estimation,” 11th International Conference on Decision and Game Theory for Security (GameSec), 2020.
  8. J. Chen and Q. Zhu, “A Games-in-Games Approach to Mosaic Command and Control Design of Dynamic Network-of-Networks for Secure and Resilient Multi-Domain Operations,” Proc. SPIE, Sensors and Systems for Space Applications, 2019.
  9. J. Chen and Q. Zhu, “A Differential Game Approach to Dynamic Contract Design for Systemic Cyber Risk Management under Asymmetric Information,” 56th Annual Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing (Allerton), 2018.
  10. J. Chen and Q. Zhu, “Security Investment under Cognitive Constraints: A Gestalt Nash Equilibrium Approach,” 52th Annual Conference on Information Sciences and Systems (CISS), 2018.
  11. L. Huang, J. Chen and Q. Zhu, “Distributed and Optimal Resilient Control of Large-Scale Interdependent Critical Infrastructures”, Winter Simulation Conference (WSC), 2018.
  12. J. Chen, C. Touati and Q. Zhu, “Heterogeneous Multi-Layer Adversarial Network Design for the IoT-Enabled Infrastructures,” IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), 2017.
  13. L. Huang, J. Chen and Q. Zhu, “A Large-Scale Markov Game Approach to Dynamic Protection of Interdependent Infrastructure Networks”, Conference on Decision and Game Theory for Security (GameSec), 2017.
  14. J. Chen and Q. Zhu, “Interdependent Strategic Cyber Defense and Robust Switching Control Design for Wind Energy Systems,” IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM), 2017.
  15. L. Huang, J. Chen and Q. Zhu, “A Factored MDP Approach to Optimal Mechanism Design for Resilient Large-Scale Interdependent Critical Infrastructures,” Workshop on Modeling and Simulation of CyberPhysical Energy Systems (MSCPES), Cyber-Physical Systems Week (CPS Week), 2017.
  16. V. Kurian, J. Chen and Q. Zhu, “Electric Power Dependent Dynamic Tariffs for Water Distribution Systems,” Workshop on Cyber-Physical Systems for Smart Water Networks (CySWater), Cyber-Physical Systems Week (CPS Week), 2017.
  17. J. Chen and Q. Zhu, “Optimal Contract Design under Asymmetric Information for Cloud-Enabled Internet of Controlled Things,” Conference on Decision and Game Theory for Security (GameSec), 2016.
  18. J. Chen and Q. Zhu, “Resilient and Decentralized Control of Multi-level Robotic Networks to Maintain Connectivity under Adversarial Attacks,” IEEE Conference on Decision and Control (CDC), 2016.
  19. J. Chen and Q. Zhu, “Interdependent Network Formation Games with an Application to Critical Infrastructures,” American Control Conference (ACC), 2016.
  20. J. Chen and Q. Zhu, “Optimal Allocation of Robotic Wind Turbine Inspectors in a Wind Farm,” IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PESGM), 2015.
  21. J. Chen, L. Zhou and Q. Zhu, “Resilient Control Design for Wind Turbines Using Markov Jump Linear System Model with Levy Noise,” IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications (SmartGridComm), 2015.

Workshop Abstracts

  1. J. Chen and Q. Zhu, “Dynamic Contract Design for Systemic Cyber Risk Management of Interdependent Enterprise Network,” 8th Midwest Workshop on Control and Game Theory (poster), St. Louis, MO, 2019.
  2. J. Chen, R. Zhang and Q. Zhu, “Optimal Control of Interdependent Epidemics in Complex Networks,” SIAM Workshop on Network Science (oral presentation), Boston, MA, 2016.
  3. J. Chen and Q. Zhu, “Interdependent Network Formation Games,” SIAM Workshop on Network Science (poster), Snowbird, Utah, 2015.

Dissertation

Ph.D. Dissertation: “Trustworthy Cyber-Physical Networks by Design: Toward a System Scientific Foundation for Security and Resilience in a Connected World,” NYU Tandon School of Engineering, 2020. PDF (Alexander Hessel Award for the Best Ph.D. Dissertation in Electrical Engineering, NYU)