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Dr. James Weimer

Current Position

Research Assistant Professor of CS,

University of Pennsylvania

Research Assistant Professor,

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Visiting Faculty, Plaksha Technology Leaders Program


Ph.D. & M.S. (Carnegie Mellon University)


Dr. Weimer's research focuses on design, analysis, and security of Medical Cyber-Physical Systems and Internet of Medical Things. He addresses challenges arising from the intersection of data science, embedded systems, cyber-security and healthcare.

Research Interests:

Learning-Enabled Medical Cyber-Physical Systems; Internet of Medical Things; Safe Autonomy; Security of Cyber-Physical Systems; Fault-Detection and Diagnostics; Real-Time Signal Processing.

Journal Publications:

  • Radoslav Ivanov, Nikolay Atanasov, Miroslav Pajic, James Weimer, George J. Pappas, and Insup Lee. “Continuous Estimation Using Context-Dependent Discrete Measurements.” IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 2019.

  • Lorenzo Fernández Maimó, Alberto Huertas Celdrán, Ángel L Perales Gómez, García Clemente, J Félix, James Weimer, Insup Lee. “Intelligent and Dynamic Ransomware Spread Detection and Mitigation in Integrated Clinical Environments”, Sensors. 2019

  • Hung Nguyen, Sooyong Jang, Radoslav Ivanov, Christopher Bonafide, James Weimer, and Insup Lee. “Reducing pulse oximetry false alarms without missing life‐threatening events.” Smart Health, 2018.

  • James Weimer, Radoslav Ivanov, Sanjian Chen, Alexander Roederer, Oleg Sokolsky, and Insup lee. “Parameter-Invariant Monitor Design for Cyber-Physical Systems.” in Proceedings of the IEEE, vol. 106, no. 1, pp. 71-92, Jan. 2018.

  • Junkil Park, Radoslav Ivanov, James Weimer, Miroslav Pajic, Insup Lee, and Sang H. Son. "Security of Cyber-Physical Systems in the Presence of Transient Sensor Faults." ACM Transactions on Cyber Physical Systems, 2017.
  • Miroslav Pajic, James Weimer, Nicola Bezzo, Oleg Sokolsky, George J. Pappas, and Insup Lee. "Design and Implementation of Attack-Resilient Cyber Physical Systems: With a Focus on Attack-Resilient State Estimators." IEEE Control Systems Magazine, 2017.

  • James Weimer, Sanjian Chen, Amy Peleckis, Michael R. Rickels, and Insup Lee. "Physiology-Invariant Meal Detection for Type I Diabetes." Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics, 2016.

  • Sanjian Chen, Oleg Sokolsky, James Weimer, and Insup Lee. "Data-driven Adaptive Safety Monitoring using Virtual Subjects in Medical Cyber-Physical Systems: A Glucose Control Case Study." Journal of Computing Science and Engineering, 2016.

  • Radoslav Ivanov, James Weimer, Allan Simpao, Mohamed Rehman, and Insup Lee. "Prediction of Critical Pulmonary Shunts in Infants." IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 2016.

  • James Weimer, Radoslav Ivanov, Alexander Roederer, Sanjian Chen, and Insup Lee. "Parameter Invariant Design of Medical Alarms." IEEE Design and Test, 2015.
  • James Weimer, Bruce H. Krogh, Mitchell Small, and Bruno Sinopoli. "An Approach to Leak Detection Using Wireless Sensor Networks at Carbon Sequestration Sites." International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 2012.