Kevin Fu is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and adjunct Associate Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Prof. Fu aims to make embedded computer systems smarter: better security and safety, reduced energy consumption, faster performance. His contributions on trustworthy medical devices and computational RFIDs appear at ACM ASPLOS, ACM SIGCOMM, ACM TECS, ACM/USENIX HotPower, ACM/USENIX MobiSys, IEEE Security & Privacy, IEEE TC, USENIX FAST, USENIX Security, Financial
Cryptography, and the Institute of Medicine.
Prof. 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. Prof. Fu received a Sloan Research Fellowship, NSF CAREER award, and best paper awards from USENIX Security, IEEE S&P, and ACM SIGCOMM. He was named MIT Technology Review TR35 Innovator of the Year. Prof. Fu received his Ph.D. in EECS from MIT. He also holds a certificate of achievement in artisanal bread making from the French Culinary Institute.