Kevin Fu is an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. His research interests include security, privacy, safety, and energy management for embedded systems. Kevin’s most recent research pertains to improving the security of pacemakers and defibrillators and enabling energy-aware computation on RFID-scale embedded systems.
Professor Fu served as a visiting scientist at the Food & Drug Administration, the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center of Harvard Medical School, and MIT CSAIL. He is a member of the NIST Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board. He previously worked for Bellcore, Cisco, HP Labs, Microsoft Research, and Holland Community Hospital. He is the recipient of a Sloan Research Fellowship, the NSF CAREER award, and best paper awards from USENIX Security, IEEE Security & Privacy, and ACM SIGCOMM. He was named MIT Technology Review's TR35 Innovator of the Year in 2009, is a Senior Member of the Association for Computing Machinery, and will serve as PC chair for USENIX Security 2014.
Professor Fu was previously an Associate Professor of Computer Science at University of Massachusetts Amherst. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT in 2005.