Ryusuke Masuoka, Ph.D.

Curriculum Vitae - As of July 29, 2018


Summary

Over 30 years of ICT research and more than 20 years of ICT research management experiences. He led collaborations with research institutes like the University of Maryland, PARC, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), and UC Berkeley and collaborations also with a couple of startups. He served as Principal Investigators (PIs) for DARPA and NSF projects. He has worked on a wide range of standard activities including those for OASIS Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) TC, DMTF, Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), 3GPP, IEEE 802.15.4, IETF ROLL WG, Trusted Computing Group (TCG), W3C OWL-S, and FIPA. Currently engaged in Cyber Security research including Cyber Threat Intelligence after two years of public policy studies, in particular, of cyber security at a think tank.
Specialties and research interests include: Cyber Security Technologies including Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI), Cyber Security Policy, Bitcoin, Blockchain, LTE-Advanced, Software Validation, Smart Grid/Energy, Computer Security, Trusted Computing, Pervasive Computing, Ubiquitous Computing, Task Computing, Semantic Web, Software Agents, Simulated Annealing, Neural Networks, and Differential Geometry.
An ACM senior member and a top 1% TripAdvisor reviewer and one of top 10 reviewers in Setagaya.

Personal Information

Name Ryusuke Masuoka ("益岡 竜介" in Japanese)
Affiliation Fujitsu System Integration Laboratories Limited
Office Address Toranomon Twin Building East Tower, 18th Floor, 2-10-1 Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0001, Japan
Email masuoka (dot) ryusuke (at) jp (dot) fujitsu (dot) com
Web http://ryusuke.masuoka.net/
Phone +81-3-6441-0145
Skype ryusuke.masuoka
Fax N/A
Born November 1962 in Japan
Sex Male
Nationality Japan

Employment

November 6, 2017 - Present
Member of Japan Cybercrime Control Center (JC3)
April 1, 2015 - March 31, 2017
Research Principal, Digital Currency Project, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.
July 21, 2014 - Present
Research Principal, Fujitsu System Integration Laboratories Limited
July 21, 2012 - July 20, 2014
Senior Fellow, Center for International Public Policy Studies (CIPPS)
December 25, 2012 - Present
Wikistrat Senior Analyst, Wikistrat
January 1, 2011 - July 20, 2012
Research Principal, Software Systems Laboratories, Fujitsu Laboratories Limited
October 1, 2011 - Present
Part-time Lecturer, Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences, the University of Tokyo
May, 2011 - December 31, 2011
Vice President, Trusted Systems Innovation Group, Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc.
July, 2006 - May, 2011
Director, Trusted Systems Innovation Group, Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc.
June, 2004 - June, 2006
Research Fellow, Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc.
July, 2001 - September, 2009
Adjunct Professor, UMIACS, University of Maryland
February, 2001 - May, 2004
Senior Researcher, Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc.
April, 1998 - January, 2001
Senior Researcher, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.
October 10, 2000 - November 24, 2000
Visiting Research Professor, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Department, UMBC
September, 1991 - June, 1993
Visiting Scientist, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)
April, 1988 - March, 1998
Researcher, Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.

Academic and Professional Qualifications

Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences
Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Tokyo, March 17th, 2000.
dissertation: "Neural Networks Learning Differential Data" (advisor: Michio Yamada)
M.S. in Mathematical Sciences
Department of Mathematics, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo, March 30th, 1987. 
thesis: "On the Stability of Riemannian Manifolds" (advisor: Takushiro Ochiai)
S.B. in Mathematics
Department of Mathematics, School of Science, University of Tokyo, March 28th, 1985.
(advisor: Takushiro Ochiai)
TOEIC Institutional Program (IP) Test Score 990 (990 is the highest possible score for TOEIC)
TOEIC Institutional Program (IP) test score 990 (Listening: 495, Reading: 495), January, 2013
Dynamic Discussions
Dynamic Discussions, Maryland English Institute (MEI), University of Maryland, Winter Semester, 2003
American English Pronunciation (AEP) Course
American English Pronunciation (AEP) Course, Maryland English Institute (MEI), University of Maryland, Winter Semester, 2002
Advanced Oral Communiation Skills Class
Advanced Oral Communiation Skills Class, UMEI 008, Maryland English Institute (MEI), University of Maryland, Fall Semester, 2001
55th TOEIC Test Score 985
55th TOEIC test score 985 (Listening: 490, Reading: 495), September, 1996
First Grade of the STEP
First Grade of the STEP Test (in practical English proficiency), 1994.
Prime Minister's Australian Science Scholar
Attended at "Energy of Survival," The 20th International Science School by the Science Foundation for Physics within the University of Sydney, August 14, 1979 through September 9, 1979.

Memberships

Awards and Honors

IPSJ Best Author Award (1995)

Contribution to Institutes and Societies

July 2017 - December 2017
Programming Committee Member of Borderless Cyber Conference and Technical Symposium.
April 2017 - Present
Member of Technical Experts’ Sub-meeting on Cyber Security (サイバー技術専門家会合), Study Forum on Geopolitical and Geo-economic Risk Management (地政学リスク研究会), Rebuild Japan Initiative Foundation (RJIF - 日本再建イニシアティブ).
December 2016 - June 2017
Programming Committee Member of Borderless Cyber USA 2017 Conference.
March 2016 - November 2016
Programming Committee Member of Borderless Cyber Asia 2016 Conference.
June 2015 - Present
Voting Member of OASIS Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) Technical Committee (TC).
July 8, 2011 - Present
Member of Technical Committee on Resilience and Security in Industrial Applications (ReSia) of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society.
June 8, 2011 - April 30, 2012
Member of the board of directors (BoD) of IP for Smart Objects (IPSO) Alliance.
September 7, 2011 - November 1, 2011
Fujitsu alternate promoter board member of the board of directors (BoD) of Trusted Computing Group (TCG).
November 14, 2007 - July 24, 2007
Fujitsu alternate contributor board member of the board of directors (BoD) of Trusted Computing Group (TCG).
November 10-11, 2006
Member of the Program Committee of "OWL: Experiences and Directions 2006" Athens, Georgia, USA.
July 18, 2006 -June 2008
Principal Investigator, Generalized Integrated Learning Architecture (GILA) Team of the DARPA Integrated Learning Project.
September 18-22, 2006
Member of the Program Committee of the Third International Workshop on Semantic and Dynamic Processes (SWDP 2006) in conjunction with 2006 IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2006), Chicago, USA
July 16-20, 2006
Member of the Program Committee of the Special Track on Artificial Intelligence and the Web at the Twenty-First National Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI-06), Boston, USA. 16-20 July 2006.
April 3 or 7, 2006
Member of the Program Committee of "International Workshop on Semantics enabled Networks and Services (ICDE SeNS 2006)" workshop, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
November 11-12, 2005
Member of the Program Committee of "OWL: Experiences and Directions" workshop, Galway, Ireland.
November 3-6, 2005
Member of the Program Committee of the AAAI Fall Symposium on Agents and the Semantic Web (ASW05), Arlington, Virginia, USA.
November 21-30, 2005
Member of the Program Committee of the First International On-Line conference on Metadata and Semantics Research: Approaches to Advanced Information Systems (MSR'05).
July 17-21, 2005
Program co-chair of MobiQuitous 2005, San Diego, California, USA.
July 12-15, 2005
Second International Workshop on Semantic and Dynamic Web Processes (SDWP 2005), a workshop of 2005 IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2005), Orland, Florida, USA.
June 27, 2005
Reviewed a special issues proposal for AI Magazine
June 9-10, 2005
W3C Workshop on Frameworks for Semantics in Web Services, Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI), Innsbruck, Austria
December 10-11, 2004
Member of the Workshop Program Committee of the International Workshop on Massively Multi-Agent Systems (MMAS2004), Kyoto, Japan.
November 7-11, 2004
Member of the Industrial Track Program Committee of 3rd International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC2004), Hiroshima, Japan. Also a Member of the Program Committee of the "Semantic Web Services" workshop at ISWC2004.
August 26, 2004
Member of the Technical Program Committee of First Workshop on Pervasive Security, Privacy and Trust (PSPT 2004) in Conjunction with MobiQuitous 2004, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
August 22-26, 2004
Member of the Technical Program Committee of MobiQuitous 2004, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
July 19 - 23, 2004
Member of the program committee of the "Agents for Ubiquitous Computing" workshop in conjunction with the Third International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems (AAMAS2004), New York City, USA.
July 6, 2004
Member of the program committee of the "First International Workshop on Semantic Web Services and Web Processes Composition" (SWSWPC 2004) in conjunction with the 2004 IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2004), San Diego, California, USA, June 6 - 9, 2004. Also a Panelist on the panel, "Do academic research and industry differ in the role and approach to use semantics for Web Processes?" for the SWSWPC 2004 workshop.
December 8, 2003
Reviewed a paper for World Wide Web Journal
October 13, 2003 - September 2008
Senior Investigator of Semantic Prototypes in Research Ecoinfomatics (SPIRE)
September 22, 2003 -
Advisor on the Semantic Web Services Initiative (SWSI) Industrial Partners (Follow the link, "Industrial Partners," in the SWSI page)
October 20 - 23, 2003
Member of the Program Committee of the 2nd International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC2003)
April, 2003
Evaluated a research grant proposal to the Council of Physical Sciences of the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO)
May 19-22, 2003
Member of the Program Committee of the 3rd International Workshop on Smart Appliances and Wearable Computing (IWSAWC 2003) at the 23rd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2003), May 19-22, 2003, Providence, Rhode Island USA
March 12th, 2003
Member of the Program Committee of International Workshop on Semantic Web Foundations and Application Technologies (SWFAT) held in conjunction with the Semantic web and Data mining Symposium, the Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research (ISIR), Osaka University March 10th - 11th.
September 5th, 2002
Originator of the Special Interest Group for Pervasive Information Appliances of the Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ).
August 18th, 2002 - March, 2005
Secretary of the Special Interest Group for the Semantic Web and Ontology of Japan Society of Artificial Intelligence (JSAI).
January 23rd, 2003
Helped "School International Exchange over Internet" project between Inokuchimyojin Elementary School in Hiroshima, Japan and Wilkinson Elementary School in Washington, DC, US
January 21st, 2003 - January 24th, 2003
Member of the Program Committee of 4th International Conference on Mobile Data Management (MDM 2003), 21-24 January, 2003, Melbourne, Australia.
November, 2002
Associate Editor for Special Section on "Concurrent System Technology and Its Application to Multiple Agent Systems," the IEICE Transactions on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences, November, 2002.
July 15th, 2002 - July 19th, 2002
Member of the Program Committees of First International Joint Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems (AAMAS 2002) , Workshop on Ontologies in Agent Systems, and Workshop on Ubiquitous Agents on embedded, wearable, and mobile devices, Bologna, Italy
January 28th, 2002 - February 1st, 2002
Member of the Program Committee of the 2002 International Symposium on Applications and the Internet (SAINT-2002), Nara, Japan
May 29th, 2001
Member of the Program Committee of Workshop on Ontologies in Agents Systems (OAS) held at Autonomous Agents 2001 (May 28th, 2001 - June 1st, 2001), Montreal, Canada
May 25th, 2000 - March 31st, 2001
June 22nd, 1999 - March 31st, 2000
Member of the Special Interest Group on Network Agent Technology, sponsored by Japan Information Processing Development Corporation (JIPDEC)
May 22nd, 1999 - March, 2001
Member of Steering Committee of CST (Concurrent System Technology) Technical Group, IEICE
October, 1998 - October, 1999
Member of Technical Committee (TC) 2 and TC B (Agent Management), FIPA (Foundation for Intelligent Physical Agents)

Standards

2015 – Present
Cyber Threat Intelligence at OASIS Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) Technical Committee (TC). Attendance and management of FSI's activities.
2010 – 2011
Cloud standardization at Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF). Attendance and management of FLA's activities.
2010 – 2011
Cloud Security at Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). targeted mainly at Group 5. Attendance and management of FLA's activities.
2010 – 2011
Cellular Wireless Network (LTE-Advanced) at 3GPP, targeted mainly at RAN 1. Attendance and management of FLA's activities.
2010 - 2011
Smart Grid activities at the IP for Smart Objects (IPSO) Alliance. BoD Member and management of FLA's activities.
2010
Smart Grid standardization at IEEE, targeted mainly at IEEE 802.15.4. Attendance and management of FLA's activies.
2009 - 2011
Smart Grid standardization at IETF, targeted mainly at ROLL WG. Attendance and management of FLA's activities.
2006 - 2011
Trusted Computing Group (TCG). Alternate BoD Member and management of FLA's activities.
2003 - 2005
W3C OWL-S (Semantic Markup for Web Services). Supported the MIND Laboratory of the University of Maryland at College Park through providing feedback and suggestions.
1998 - 2000
Foundation for Intelligent Physical Agents (FIPA), targeted mainly at Technical Committee (TC) 2 and TC B (Agent Management). Attendance as a member.

Collaborations

Startups
Universities
US Government Projects
Private Research Institutes
National Research Institutes

Reviewers

Reviewers for numerous journal and conference papers

Invited Talks and Seminars

Panelist on "A Threat Intelligence Sharing Reality-Check: How Standard Inferfaces (such as STIX and TAXII) Can Reduce Costs and Time" at Borderless Cyber USA 2017, June 21, 2017. (pp. 5-12 of the Panel Slide PDF)

Invited talk at the First Meeting of Security Management WG in FY2017, Cross-ministerial Strategic Innovation Promotion Program (SIP), “Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructures”, Cabinet Office, Government of Japan (In Japanese, 内閣府 SIP "重要インフラ等におけるサイバーセキュリティの確保" 2017 年度 第一回 セキュリティ運用 WG), June 7, 2017.

Invited talk, "Cyber Threat Intelligence and Its Standardization" (in Japanese. 「サイバー脅威インテリジェンスとその標準化」), the Second Meeting of Special Interest Group on Security Threat Analysis/Modeling (SIGSTA) (In Japanese. 第 2 回 脅威分析研究会 会合), April 15, 2016. (Presentation PDF)

Invited talk, "Part 1 - Manufacturing and Mathematics - Symbolic Approach, Part 2 - Working in US," the 10th IMI Colloquium, the Institute of Mathematics for Industry, Kyushu University, June 20, 2012

Invited talk, "Software Validation," Special Lecture Series on Social Mathematical Sciences II, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Tokyo (「ソフトウェア検証」, 社会数理特別講義II, 東京大学 数理科学研究科), October 21, 2010 (Presentation PDF)

Invited keynote talk, "Smart Grid: Japan and US" presented at Smart Grid Summit, Miami, USA, January 21, 2010

Invited talk, "Task Computing - Fusing the Semantic Web and Ubiquitous Computing," at the Semantic Web technology for mobile and ubiquitous applications (SWMU Workshop), 3rd International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC2004), Hiroshima, Japan, November 7, 2004.

Invited talk on Task Computing at the Kobe University, 神戸大学国際文化学部情報論講座講演会, 「ここまで来ているユビキタス - Task Computing:デジタルリソースの遍在化と高次処理 -」, November 4, 2004

Panelist on the panel, "Do academic research and industry differ in the role and approach to use semantics for Web Processes?" at the First International Workshop on Semantic Web Services and Web Process Composition (SWSWPC 2004), the 2004 IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS 2004), San Diego, USA, July 6, 2004.

Panelist at "Agents for e-business and e-industry," Workshop of the Special Interest Group on Network Agent Technology, Tokyo, Japan, January 24th, 2001 (In Japanese).

"Intelligent Systems," FQS Professional Seminar at FQS (Fujitsu Kyushu System Engineering), Fukuoka, Japan, August 4th, 2000 (In Japanese).

"JADE Hands-on Seminar," First Seminar of Agent Interoperability Initiative, Intelligent Agent Society organized and performed by Ryusuke Masuoka and Yoshiaki Teramoto, Tokyo, Japan, July 28th, 2000 (In Japanese).

"Virtual Information Integration by Agents and AGENTPRO," Agent Technology Seminar at NTT Comware, Chiba, Japan, March 8th, 2000 (In Japanese). 

"On the Stability of Riemannian Manifolds," Geometry Symposium, Shinshu University, July 29, 1988.

Quotes

Defense News: "Experts: Japan's New Cyber Unit Understaffed, Lacks Skills", Jul. 9, 2013.

... Ryusuke Masuoka, a cybersecurity expert and senior fellow at the Center for International Public Policy Studies, agreed the CDU is grossly understaffed and underfunded, especially compared with other countries. ...

PrivateWiFi Blog: "Insights Into Japan’s Cybersecurity and Other Global Views", Mar. 26, 2013.

... After reading an in-depth report entitled “Cyber Security in Japan,” produced by the Center for International Public Policy Studies (CIPPS), Private WiFi corresponded with Senior Fellow Ryusuke Masuoka, PhD, also one of the study’s authors. The CIPPS report raised many interesting takeaways on the U.S. versus Japan, specifically when it comes to hacking and cybercrime. ...

Associated Press: "Commercial Cyberspying And Theft Gives Rich Payoff", February 20, 2013.

... "It's like an ongoing war," said Ryusuke Masuoka, a cybersecurity expert at Tokyo's Center for International Public Policy Studies, a private think tank. "It is going to spread and get deeper and deeper.” …

Skills

Programming Languages
Assembler, C, C++, C#, Pascal, Common Lisp, Scheme, Display PostScript, Mathematica, HTML, Java, JavaScript, VRML, SVG, C-Shell, Bash, Sed, AWK, Perl, Windows Scripting Host (WSH), PowerShell, Generic Modeling Environment (GME), Splunk SPL (Search Processing Language)

Papers and Books

Please visit http://ryusuke.masuoka.net/papers for my papers and books.