Archimedes focuses on research and education to improve medical device security.

The Archimedes Research Center for Medical Device Security was established to help manufacturers and industry experts navigate the operational hazards of cybersecurity implementation and prepare them for future challenges of FDA requirements.

Archimedes is an independent, pioneering research center that has produced the most highly cited research on cybersecurity of medical devices. We are a multidisciplinary team of medical and computer science experts who focus on research, education and on advising industry leaders on methods for improving medical device security.

We’re proud to be built on a foundation of personal trust, sound science, and solid engineering. At Archimedes, we offer the ideal conditions for situational and operational awareness of emerging issues pertaining to cybersecurity. Better yet, we teach you how to separate signal from noise.

Director

Professor Kevin Fu

University of Michigan

Prof. Fu is an Associate Professor in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan where his research pertains to low-power and trustworthy computing for medical devices.  He has provided invited talks and panel statements on medical device security and privacy at the Institute of Medicine, the President’s Innovation and Technology Advisory Committee (PITAC), the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health (FDA CDRH), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and several research labs. Prof. Fu received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His industrial experience in software systems includes past employment at Cisco Systems, Microsoft, Hewlett-Packard, and the Information Systems department at Holland Community Hospital.