DISC Summer School 2022 Security and Resiliency for Cyber-Physical Systems - foundations and recent advances

The topic of the DISC Summer School 2022 is "Security and Resiliency for Cyber-Physical Systems - foundations and recent advances”. The Summer School will take place from June 27-30, 2022.


Riccardo M.G. Ferrari, André M.H. Teixeira, Michelle S. Chong, Carlos Rendon Murguia and Nima Monshizadeh have the pleasure to invite you to participate in the DISC Summer School “Security and Resiliency for Cyber-Physical Systems – foundations and recent advances”, which is scheduled to take place from June 27-30, 2022, at NH Conference Centre Leeuwenhorst, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands.

Secure Cyber Physical Systems
This Summer School aims to provide an overview of the key control theoretic techniques employed for securing and increasing the resiliency of cyber-physical systems.

The main topics of this Summer School are:

  • The design of secure control and estimation methods for control systems
  • Encryption and watermarking for control systems
  • Information theoretic approaches for privacy
  • Security for Discrete-Event systems
  • Security of industrial control systems from a computer science perspective

The class will be a mix of lectures and tutorials with hands-on implementation of state-of-the-art algorithms. Participants will have ample opportunity to discuss their own research with the speakers and amongst each other.


The main program will consist of a number of international and national speakers. Keynote lectures include :

  • Christoforos Hadjicostis, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
  • Henrik Sandberg, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
  • Moritz Schulze Darup, Technical University Dortmund, Germany
  • Nils Tippenhauer, CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security, Germany
  • André Teixeira, Uppsala University, Sweden

Complemented by talks given by DISC lecturers:

  • Riccardo M.G. Ferrari, TU Delft NL
  • Michelle S. Chong, TU Eindhoven, NL
  • Carlos Rendon Murguia, TU Eindhoven, NL


Program and set-up

The Summer School starts on Monday June 27th at 10.30h.  The program ends on Thursday June 30th around 13.45h.

PhD students can obtain 1 EC for the DISC Summer School. We expect active participation in the assignments and discussions.

The registration fee includes:
• Overnight stay on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
• All meals (breakfast/lunch/dinner) are included, from lunch on Monday including the lunch on Thursday. There will also be two coffee/tea breaks each day.
• Admission to all sessions
• Summer School course materials
• Coffee, tea, and water during the meeting.
• Internet access on the hotel premises

You will be staying in a double room which you will share with one of the other participants. You can let us know if you would like to share with someone in particular, otherwise we will assign the rooms. There is a limited number of single rooms available at an additional charge.

For more information about the hotel and facilities, see: https://www.nh-hotels.com/hotel/nh-noordwijk-conference-centre-leeuwenhorst?gmb=new

DISC members

€   900,- (before May 9, 2022)
€ 1.050,- (after May 9, 2022)

Non-DISC members
€ 1.100,- (before May 9, 2022)
€ 1.250,- (after May 9, 2022)

Above mentioned amounts are based upon shared rooms, a small number of single rooms is available at additional cost.  EUR 1.075,- for DISC members and EUR 1.350,-  for non-DISC members.

Register for the Summer School on the DISC course platform.
Registration closes on May 23, 2022. The maximum number of participants is 50.

All payments must be made in EUR, incorporating all charges.

For transfer from a Dutch account:
IBAN: NL20ABNA0549249508
t.n.v:  TU Delft

For all other accounts:
Gustav Mahlerlaan 10
NL-1082 PP Amsterdam
IBAN: NL20ABNA0549249508
Account holder: TU Delft

Please indicate your name and mention “PH2502  DISC Summer School 2022” on the transfer, otherwise your payment cannot be traced to your reservation. Payment must be received before the start of the Summer School.

Please send proof of payment by mail to r.c.m.kragtwijk@tudelft.nl. Your registration is valid when we have received payment.

Unfortunately Credit Card payments cannot be accepted.

Cancellation is possible until May 9, 2022. After that no refunds are possible. Cancellations must be emailed to r.c.m.kragtwijk@tudelft.nl.

More information
For further information, contact the DISC administrative office: Renate Kragtwijk (r.c.m.kragtwijk@tudelft.nl) or the organizers: Riccardo M.G. Ferrari (r.ferrari@tudelft.nl), André M.H. Teixeira (andre.teixeira@it.uu.se), Michelle S. Chong (m.s.t.chong@tue.nl), Carlos Rendon Murguia (c.g.murguia@tue.nl), Nima Monshizadeh (n.monshizadeh@rug.nl)