2013 Fed 100

Federal 100: Kevin Fu

Kevin Fu

Name: Kevin Fu
Title: Associate Professor and Sloan Research Fellow
Institution: University of Michigan

Impact from the ivory tower. For all the advanced degrees in Washington, academics do not often drive agency policies. Yet Fu made feds and commercial health providers alike think differently about the security risks of Internet-connected medical devices. (Not long after Fu's paper made the rounds, fans of the TV show "Homeland" saw that risk taken to its extreme.) A member of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board, Wu led the group's work on that issue and also helped Congress understand how smart cards could reduce Medicare fraud.

Click here for the full list

About the Author

Connect with the FCW staff on Twitter @FCWnow.


  • Congress
    U.S. Capitol (Photo by M DOGAN / Shutterstock)

    Funding bill clears Congress, heads for president's desk

    The $1.3 trillion spending package passed the House of Representatives on March 22 and the Senate in the early hours of March 23. President Trump is expected to sign the bill, securing government funding for the remainder of fiscal year 2018.

  • 2018 Fed 100

    The 2018 Federal 100

    This year's Fed 100 winners show just how much committed and talented individuals can accomplish in federal IT. Read their profiles to learn more!

  • Census
    How tech can save money for 2020 census

    Trump campaign taps census question as a fund-raising tool

    A fundraising email for the Trump-Pence reelection campaign is trying to get supporters behind a controversial change to the census -- asking respondents whether or not they are U.S. citizens.

Stay Connected

FCW Update

Sign up for our newsletter.

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.