Dar-Ning Kung

Dar-Ning Kung

Dar-Ning Kung

Power Words

Persistence; Working hard; Positive thinking and attitude; Just do it and don’t ever give up!

Where were you born? 

Taiwan, R.O.C.

What school did you attend? 

M.S. Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park M.S. Mechanical Engineering, National Cheng-Kung University, Taiwan, ROC

What gained your interest in the NIH? 

NIH is a prestigious organization in life science and medical research. I hope to use my knowledge, skills and abilities to make contributions on improving information systems and better serving healthcare professionals and the general public around the world.

What kind of work do you do at the NIH? 

I manage an institute-wide information security program, support and oversee the implementations of government required security controls on federal systems, and information systems to safeguard information assurance and privacy.

What message would you like to send to young Asians who are considering going to college? 

Going to college leads you standing on a giant's shoulder to broaden your vision, knowledge, skills, and ability. As a result, you can achieve your career/life goals as well as your dreams.