Yilin Mo's Homepage

Postdoctoral scholar

Department of Computing + Mathematical Sciences
California Institute of Technology
1200 E. California Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91125

Emailyilinmo@caltech.edu
AdvisorRichard Murray


Research Interest

Security in Cyber-Physical Systems, 
Networked Control Systems, with Application in Sensor Networks,
Formal Method in Cyber-Physical Systems

Education

2013 Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 
2007 B.Eng. in Automation, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Curriculum Vitae


Publications

Journal Articles

Multi-Sensor Scheduling for State Estimation with Event-Based, Stochastic Triggers
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, in preparation
Sean Weerakkody, Yilin Mo, Duo Han, Junfeng Wu, Bruno Sinopoli and Ling Shi 

Physical Authentication of Control Systems: Designing watermarked control inputs to detect counterfeit sensor outputs
IEEE Control Systems Magazine, submitted
Yilin Mo, Sean Weerakkody and Bruno Sinopoli

Robust Estimation in the Presence of Integrity Attacks
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, submitted
Yilin Mo and Bruno Sinopoli

Stochastic Event-triggered Sensor Schedule for Remote State Estimation
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, submitted
Duo Han, Yilin Mo, Junfeng Wu, Sean Weerakkody, Bruno Sinopoli and Ling Shi 

Communication Complexity and Energy Efficiency of Consensus Algorithms
Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Special Issue on Signal Processing for Social Networks, submitted
Sabina Zejnilovic, Yilin Mo, Joao Gomes and Bruno Sinopoli

Detection in Adversarial Environment
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Special Issue on Control of Cyber-Physical Systems, submitted
Kyriakos Vamvoudakis, Joao Hespanha, Yilin Mo and Bruno Sinopoli

On the Performance Degradation of Cyber-Physical Systems under Stealthy Integrity Attacks
IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Special Issue on Control of Cyber-Physical Systems, submitted
Yilin Mo and Bruno Sinopoli

On Infinite-Horizon Sensor Scheduling
System & Control Letters, submitted
Yilin Mo, Emanuele Garone and Bruno Sinopoli

Robust Detection in the Presence of Integrity Attacks
IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, accepted
Yilin Mo, Joao Hespanha and Bruno Sinopoli

Detecting Integrity Attacks on SCADA Systems
IEEE Transactions on Control System Technology, accepted
Yilin Mo, Rohan Chabukswar and Bruno Sinopoli

On Optimal Partial Broadcasting of Wireless Sensor Networks for Kalman Filtering

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol.57, no.3, pp.715-721, March 2012
Qingshan Jia, Ling Shi, Yilin Mo, and Bruno Sinopoli

Kalman Filtering with Intermittent Observations: Tail Distribution and Critical Value

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, vol.57, no.3, pp.677-689, March 2012
Yilin Mo and Bruno Sinopoli

Cyber-Physical Security of a Smart Grid Infrastructure
Proceedings of the IEEE, Special Issue on Cyber-Physical Systems, vol.100, no.1, pp.195-209, Jan 2012
Yilin Mo, Tiffany Hyun-Jin Kim, Kenneth Brancik, Dona Dickinson, Heejo Lee, Adrian Perrig, and Bruno Sinopoli

Integrity Data Attacks in Power Market Operations

IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol.2, no.4, pp.659-666, Dec 2011
Le Xie, Yilin Mo, and Bruno Sinopoli

Stochastic Sensor Scheduling for Energy Constrained Estimation in Multi-Hop Wireless Sensor Networks

IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Special Issue on Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks, vol.56, no.10, pp.2489-2495, Oct 2011
Yilin Mo, Emanuele Garone, Alessandro Casavola, and Bruno Sinopoli

Sensor Selection Strategies for State Estimation in Energy Constrained Wireless Sensor Networks

Automatica, vol.47, no.7, pp.1330-1338, July 2011 
Yilin Mo, Roberto Ambrosino, and Bruno Sinopoli

Sensor Scheduling over a Packet-delaying Network

Automatica, vol.47, no.5, pp.1089-1092, May 2011 
Ling Shi, Qingshan Jia, Yilin Mo, and Bruno Sinopoli

Conference Articles

Stochastic Event-triggered Sensor Scheduling for Remote State Estimation
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2013
Duo Han, Yilin Mo, Junfeng Wu, Bruno Sinopoli and Ling Shi

Robust Estimation in the Presence of Integrity Attacks
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2013
Yilin Mo and Bruno Sinopoli

Multi-Sensor Scheduling for State Estimation with Event-Based, Stochastic Triggers
4th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems, 2013
Sean Weerakkody, Yilin Mo, Bruno Sinopoli, Duo Han and Ling Shi

Secure Detection Using Binary Sensors
4th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems, 2013
Rohan Chabukswar, Yilin Mo and Bruno Sinopoli

Minimum Robust Sensor Placement for Large Scale Linear Time-Invariant Systems: A Structured Systems Approach
4th IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems, 2013
Xiaofei Liu, Sergio Pequito, Soummya Kar, Yilin Mo, Bruno Sinopoli and A. Pedro Aguiar

Infinite-Horizon Sensor Scheduling for Estimation over Lossy Networks
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2012
Yilin Mo, Emanuele Garone, Ling Shi and Bruno Sinopoli

Stochastic Sensor Scheduling in Wireless Sensor Networks with General Graph Topology
American Control Conference, 2012
Yilin Mo, Emanuele Garone, Alessandro Casavola and Bruno Sinopoli

Robust Detection in the Presence of Integrity Attacks
American Control Conference, 2012
Yilin Mo, Joao Hespanha and Bruno Sinopoli

Integrity Attacks on Cyber-Physical Systems
Conference on High Confidence Networked Systems, CPS Week, 2012
Yilin Mo and Bruno Sinopoli

Kalman Filtering with Intermittent Observations: Critical Value for Second Order System
IFAC World Congress, 2011
Yilin Mo and Bruno Sinopoli 

Detecting Integrity Attacks on SCADA Systems
IFAC World Congress, 2011
Rohan Chabukswar, Yilin Mo, and Bruno Sinopoli 

Secure Data Transmission Protocol in Multi-Hop Sensor Networks
Workshop on Foundations of Dependable and Secure Cyber-Physical Systems, CPS Week, 2011
Yilin Mo and Bruno Sinopoli

Sensor Scheduling for Energy Constrained Estimation in Multi-Hop Wireless Sensor Networks
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2010
Yilin Mo, Emanuele Garone, Alessandro Casavola, and Bruno Sinopoli

False Data Injection Attacks against State Estimation in Wireless Sensor Networks
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2010
Yilin Mo, Emanuele Garone, Alessandro Casavola, and Bruno Sinopoli

Communication Complexity and Energy Efficient Consensus Algorithm
IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems, 2010
Yilin Mo and Bruno Sinopoli

False Data Injection Attacks in Electricity Markets
IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications, 2010
Le Xie, Yilin Mo, and Bruno Sinopoli

False Data Injection Attacks in Control Systems
First Workshop on Secure Control Systems, CPS Week, 2010
Yilin Mo and Bruno Sinopoli

Secure Control against Replay Attacks
Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, 2009
Yilin Mo and Bruno Sinopoli

A Convex Optimization Approach of Multi-Step Sensor Selection under Correlated Noise
Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing, 2009
Yilin Mo, Roberto Ambrosino, and Bruno Sinopoli

Network Energy Minimization via Sensor Selection and Topology Control
IFAC Workshop on Distributed Estimation and Control in Networked Systems, 2009
Yilin Mo, Roberto Ambrosino, and Bruno Sinopoli

Network Lifetime Maximization via Sensor Selection
Asian Conference on Desicion and Control, 2009
Yilin Mo, Ling Shi, Roberto Ambrosino, and Bruno Sinopoli

A Characterization of the Critical Value for Kalman Filtering with Intermittent Observations
IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, 2008
Yilin Mo and Bruno Sinopoli