Dr. Giovanna Dondossola
Leading Scientist, Ricerca sul Sistema Energetico
Dr. Giovanna Dondossola (female) received her MSc Degree in Information Science from the University of Milan in 1987. She is currently Leading Scientist at the Department Transmission and Distribution Technologies of the company Ricerca sul Sistema Energetico, RSE S.p.A (Italy), where she technically leads National and European projects on the evaluation of cyber risks in smart grid communications and is responsible of the RSE Lab for the power control system resilience testing. She is an active member of Cigrè working groups on information systems and telecommunications security, where currently is the chair of the Advisory Group D2.02 on Cyber Security. She contributed to smart grid standardization activities for the European Mandate M/490 and she is a member of the Working Group 15 – Technical Committee 57 of the International Electrotechnical Commission. Co-authored hundreds publications on electrical control systems cyber security including papers, articles and chapters in international conferences, journals and books, made several speeches and lectures at panels, tutorials and training courses for academies and utilities.