Sandia Energy > Programs > Electric Grid > Renewable Energy and Distributed Systems Integration > Key Personnel > Shamina Hossain-McKenzie Ph.D. Shamina Hossain-McKenzie Ph.D. Principal Member of Technical Staff Contact Information Shamina Hossain-McKenzie / 505-844-7454 Biography Dr. Shamina Hossain-McKenzie is a Principal Member of the Technical Staff in the Cyber Resilience R&D Department at Sandia National Laboratories; she focuses on grid cybersecurity research. She received her electrical engineering Ph. D. and Master’s degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2017 and 2014, respectively, and her B.S. degree from Washington State University in 2012. Her research interest include power system resilience, grid modeling and simulation and DER cybersecurity. Specifically, she leads projects developing intrusion detection systems for protecting PV inverter communications, distributed controller response and cryptography for DER systems. Education Ph.D., University of Illionis at Urbana-Champaign Masters, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Bachelors, Washington State University Google Scholar: Shamina Hossain-McKenzie Key Publications 2020 CB Jones, AR Chavez, R Darbali-Zamora, S Hossain-McKenzie, “Implementation of Intrusion Detection Methods for Distributed Photovoltaic Inverters at the Grid-Edge,”IEEE, 2020. Nicholas Jacobs, Shamina Hossain-McKenzie, Adam Summers, C Birk Jones, Brian Wright, Adrian Chavez, “Cyber-Physical Observability for the Electric Grid,” IEEE, 2020. C Birk Jones, Matthew Lave, Matthew J Reno, Rachid Darbali-Zamora, Adam Summers, Shamina Hossain-McKenzie, “Volt-Var Curve Reactive Power Control Requirements and Risks for Feeders with Distributed Roof-Top Photovoltaic Systems,” Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2020.