Mahmud Hasan is a graduate student member of IEEE. He received the B.Sc. (2003) and M.Sc. (2005) in electrical and electronics engineering from BUET (Bangladesh) and the M.A.Sc. (2009) in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Waterloo, in Canada. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in electrical and computer engineering at the University of Ottawa. His current research focuses on optimization and cyber security in smart grid operations.