Galen Rasche is a Senior Program Manager in the Power Delivery and Utilization (PDU) Sector at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), managing the Cyber Security Program. This program performs applied research in the areas of protective measures, incident and threat management, and information assurance. He is experienced in the areas of cyber security, Smart Grid security and the penetration testing of embedded systems. He is also the CIGRE U.S. National Committee Study Committee D2 representative.
Prior to joining EPRI, Rasche led the Embedded and Application Security Group at Southwest Research Institute (SwRI). In this position, he was the project manager for several Smart Grid security projects. Rasche has also performed cyber security research for government research laboratories and commercial clients.
Rasche earned a Master of Science in electrical engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering from the University of Kentucky.