Research Focus

protecting emerging sensor technology in biomedical engineering and cyberphysical systems


  • PhD, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005

Honors & Awards

  • 2018 IEEE Fellow
  • 2013 IEEE Senior Member
  • 2011 Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) Senior Member
  • 2009 NSF CAREER Award

Research Overview

protecting emerging sensor technology in biomedical engineering and cyberphysical systems

Selected Publications

  • “Protecting COVID-19 Vaccine Transportation and Storage from Analog Cybersecurity Threats” by Yan Long, Sara Rampazzi, Takeshi Sugawara, Kevin Fu. In AAMI Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology, pp. 112–117, September/October, 2021.
  • “Cybersecurity of Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices ” by David Slotwiner, Arnab Ray, Kevin Fu, Bruce L. Wilkoff. In Efimov I.R., Ng F.S., Laughner J.I. (eds) Cardiac Bioelectric Therapy Computers in Biology and Medicine, Springer, Cham., January 2021.
  • “On Cuba, Diplomats, Ultrasound, and Intermodulation Distortion” by Chen Yan, Kevin Fu, Wenyuan Xu. In Computers in Biology and Medicine, Elsevier Press, Volume 104, January 2019, Pages 250-266. (previously released as University of Michigan Technical Report CSE-TR-001-18).
  • “Cybersecurity concerns and medical devices: Lessons from a pacemaker advisory” by Dan Kramer, Kevin Fu. In Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), October 18, 2017.
  • “Cybersecurity and medical devices: A practical guide for cardiac electrophysiologists” by Ben Ransford, Dan Kramer, Denis Foo Kune, Julio Auto de Medeiros, Chen Yan, Wenyuan Xu, Thomas Crawford, Kevin Fu. In Pacing and Clinical Electrophysiology (PACE), 40(8), July, 2017.
Kevin Fu


Jan 18, 2023

Fu Selected as ACM Fellow

ECE/Khoury Professor Kevin Fu was named a Fellow of the Association for Computing Machinery for contributions to computer security, and especially to the secure engineering of medical devices.

Kevin Fu


Dec 20, 2022

New Faculty Spotlight: Kevin Fu

Kevin Fu joins the Electrical and Computer Engineering department in January 2023 as a Professor with a joint appointment in Khoury College of Computer Sciences.

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