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Rick D. Evans

Rick Evans is a Process Control System's program manager. His responsibilities include testing, design, analysis, and research activities for the INL's Critical Infrastructure Protection/Resilience (CIPR) missions, interfacing with management personnel, key organizations and stakeholders for the development of strategic and long range plans and proposals. Rick has an MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management and an B.S. in Electronics Engineering from DeVry University.

Miles McQueen, M.S.

Miles McQueen is chief scientist in the Cyber Security R&D department at Idaho National Laboratory. McQueen has held a variety of technical and programmatic leadership roles at INL, and has served as director of the University of Idaho’s computer science program at the Idaho Falls Center for Higher Education. With well over 40 peer reviewed scientific publications, McQueen is currently leading research teams investigating various aspects of the security ecosystem related to critical infrastructure, and developing novel mitigations for currently unidentified vulnerabilities. Previously, McQueen investigated novel, first of a kind, Zero-Day vulnerability estimation techniques.
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Michael Miller

Michael Miller has a B.S. in Biology, a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Mexico and a M.S. in Measurement and Controls Engineering from the Idaho State University. Currently, he assists with Metso control system installation in the Advanced Test Reactor pressurized loop system.

Craig Rieger, Ph.D.

Dr. Craig Rieger is the Instrumentation, Control and Intelligent Systems signature lead. He has a bachelor’s and a master’s in chemical engineering from Montana State University and a Ph.D. in engineering and applied science from Idaho State University. Rieger has implemented advanced techniques to improve operational effectiveness and safety including statistically based advisory alarms for release monitors, automatic fluid transfer and process operation and automated shutdown of processes during abnormal conditions. He also has incorporated methods for suppressing an alarm when process conditions nullify its usefulness.
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