Professor Fu holds faculty appointments in both the College of Computer and Information Science and the College of Engineering. As a researcher, Professor Fu applies his primary areas of machine learning and cyber-physical systems to health informatics, security, robotics, human–computer interaction, and social networks. His work has merited 5 best paper awards including 2014 SIAM International Conference on Data Mining. He has been awarded 3 young investigator awards including 2014 ONR Young Investigator Award, 2014 ARO Young Investigator Award, and 2014 INNS Young Investigator Award.
He has received several million research grants from major government agencies and international companies, including one from the National Science Foundation to investigate technology to reduce the cost and increase the comfort of knee therapy. Professor Fu was awarded another major grant from the Office of Naval Research to apply manifold learning techniques to large-scale data and provide tools for use in cyber security, social media, and cyber-physical systems.
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