Prof. Kevin Fu Named a Federal 100 Award Winner for 2013
Prof. Kevin Fu has been named by Federal Computer Week to its Federal 100 Award list for 2013. The 24th annual list recognizes government, industry and academic leaders who have played pivotal roles in the federal government IT community.
Prof. Fu’s research is in the area of trustworthy computing and low-power embedded devices. In addition to systems security, RFID-scale computation, and energy-aware architectures, Prof. Fu’s interests include medical devices and health IT. His Security and Privacy Research (SPQR) Lab focuses on two rapidly evolving classes of computing devices: computational RFIDs and implantable medical devices. He maintains a blog on medical device security and safety.
Prof. Fu received his PhD in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT in 2005 and joined the faculty at Michigan in January 2013. Prior to joining U-M, he was an Associate Professor of Computer Science at University of Massachusetts Amherst. He has served as a visiting scientist at the Food & Drug Administration, the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center of Harvard Medical School, and MIT CSAIL, and 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 S&P, and ACM SIGCOMM. Prof. Fu was named MIT Technology Review’s TR35 Innovator of the Year in 2009, and is a Senior Member of the Association for Computing Machinery.