Daisuke Mashima is a senior research scientist who joined ADSC in December, 2015. He is a member of the Securing Last-Mile Communication Systems for Smart Grids project led by Binbin Chen. Previously, he was a member of the research staff at Fujitsu Laboratories of America, where he worked on research about smart energy, smart home, and cyber-physical systems, especially in information security and privacy aspects. One of his papers discussing smart meter network security won the best paper award at IEEE SmartGridComm 2014, and the outcome of the smart home project won the silver prize at ACM MobiCom 2015 App Contest. While working at Fujitsu, he also served as an editor of the spec document of OpenADR 2.0b, which is the de facto standard of automated demand response communication. He earned the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from the College of Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2012, under the supervision of Professor Mustaque Ahamad.