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Power engineering experts and educators from the Office for Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education (MSTE) and the Information Trust Institute (ITI) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed educational and outreach materials for the TCIPG project.

TCIPG Education Goals

  • Link researchers, educators, consumers, and students.
  • Develop interactive lessons and activities.
  • Create interest in STEM disciplines and careers.
  • Educate for consumer acceptance and use of smart grid technologies.
  • Encourage further learning.


The Trustworthy Cyber Infrastructure for the Power Grid (TCIPG) is a Department of Energy-funded project, with support from the Department of Homeland Security. The research team brings together experts from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Dartmouth College, Cornell University, the University of California at Davis, and Washington State University.