Yutian Tang

Short Bio

Dr. Yutian Tang (Chris) is an Assistant Professor at School of Information Science and Technology, ShanghaiTech University (PI, Ph.D. Supervisor, Co-Appointed Research Professor). He directs the Code Analysis and Testing (CAT) Lab at ShanghaiTech University. He received his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Computing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, under the supervision of Dr. Xiapu Luo and Dr. Hareton Leung (Emeritus). After that, I spent two years at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and City University of Hong Kong as a post-doc Research Fellow, with Dr. Xiapu Luo and Dr. Jacky Keung, respectively. He received his B.Sc in Computer Science from Jilin University, under the supervision of Prof. Lan Huang. His research interests include program analysis, empirical software engineering, privacy protection, software testing, blockchain, software component analysis, software supply chain. He is a member of IEEE, ACM, HKCS, CCF, European Alliance for Innovation (EAI), and EuroSys. He is also a committee member of CCF-Technical Committee of Software Engineering, executive committee member of CCF-Technical Committee of System Software and technical committee member of IEEE Technical Committee on Software Engineering.

Dr. Tang has published over peer-review papers at premier software engineering venues such as ESEC/FSE, TheWebConf(WWW), ASE, SANER, ISSRE, ICPC conferences and IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE), IEEE Transactions on Reliability (TReli), JSS, IST journals. One work received Best Industry Paper Award at ISSRE'18. Three works reported defects in Android OS, which are confirmed by Google Security Team. He serves as an Editorial Board Member for Frontiers in Computer Science journal and Scientific Programming. He also serves as the PC member of over 10+ international conferences such as PLDI, ICSE, ESEC/FSE, ICPC, SANER, CAiSE, EASE, SEKE, MSR, MobileSoft, VaMoS, and the grant reviewing committee member for various projects hosted by Shanghai Gov. His research has been supported by Shanghai Pujiang Program, National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) and so forth. His future research plans are directed towards advancing the techniques to automatically test apps and locate bugs, and providing tool support for their applications.

Collaborative distances: Dijkstra number of 4. Erdős number of 4.

Service: PLDI 2023 (artifact), ESEC/FSE 2023 (research, research student competition), ICPC 2023 (research), SEKE 2023 (research), EASE 2023(research), MSR 2023 (Industry Track), MobileSoft 2023 (Research), CAiSE 2023 (research)

News (all/22/21)

  • [10/2022] Dr. Tang was invited to join the Review Panel of Shanghai Science and Technology Award.
  • [09/2022] My proposal is funded by National Natural Science Fundation of China (NSFC)
  • [07/2022] Our paper entitle "Selectively Combining Multiple Coverage Goals in Search-Based Unit Test Generation" has been accepted to ASE'22
  • [06/2022] Dr. Tang was interviewed by Voice of China, CCTV 唐博士接受央视新闻、中国之声采访!["抢单软件代拍低至8块8,这背后存在怎样的网络安全漏洞?" 参考链接reference]!
  • [06/2022] Dr. Tang was invited to join the Program Committee of ESEC/FSE 2023 (CCF-A) Research Track. Please consider submitting your paper!
  • [05/2022] Dr. Tang was interviewed by Voice of China, CCTV 唐博士接受央视新闻、中国之声采访!["警惕!!!披上隐形衣的App正在悄悄读取你的信息" 参考链接reference]!
  • [05/2022] Dr. Tang was invited to join the Program Committee of ESEC/FSE 2022 (CCF-A) AE Track. Please consider submitting your artifact!
  • [05/2022] Our paper entitled "Towards Automatically Localizing Function Errors in Mobile Apps with User Reviews" has been accepted by IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE).
  • [03/2022] Dr. Tang was invited to join the Program Committee of Future Technologies Conference (FTC). Please consider submitting your paper!
  • [01/2022] Our paper "Lie to Me: Abusing the Mobile Content Sharing Service for Fun and Profit" has been accepted to WWW'2022
  • [01/2022] Dr. Tang was invited to join the Program Committee of PLDI 2022 (CCF-A) AE Track. Please consider submitting your artifact!
  • [01/2022] Dr. Tang was invited to join the Program Committee of MobileSoft 2022 Industry Track. Please consider submitting your paper!
  • [12/2021] Dr. Tang was invited to join the Editorial Board of Scientific Computing (SCI index). Please consider submitting your paper!
  • [11/2021] Dr. Tang was invited to join the Editorial Board of Frontiers in Computer Science (Computer Security). Please consider submitting your paper!
  • [10/2021] Dr. Tang was invited to join the Program Committee of SEKE 2022 Research Track. Please consider submitting your paper!
  • [10/2021] Our paper entitled "XDebloat: Towards Automated Feature-Oriented App Debloating" has been accepted by IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE).
  • [10/2021] Dr. Tang was invited to join the Program Committee of MobileSoft 2022 Research Track. Please consider submitting your paper!
  • [09/2021] Dr. Tang was invited to join the Program Committee of ICPC 2022 Research Track. Please consider submitting your paper!
  • [09/2021] Our proposal is funded by Shanghai Pujiang Program, Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai Municipality.
  • [08/2021] Dr Tang was interviewed by Voice of China-China National Radio. See Details)
  • [08/2021] Dr Tang was invited to join the Program Committee of Chinasoft 2021 (2021 CCF Chinasoft Conference). Please consider submitting your paper!
  • [08/2021] Dr Tang is invited to be review 2021 Shanghai Innovation Fund Details.
  • [06/2021] Our paper entitled "AComNN: Attention Enhanced Compound Neural Network For Financial Time-Series Forecasting With Cross-Regional Features" has been accepted by Applied Soft Computing.
  • [05/2021] Our paper entitled "A Systematical Study on Application Performance Management Libraries for Apps" has been accepted by IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE).
  • [04/2021] Dr. Tang was invited to join the Program Committee of ICSE 2022 Artifact Track. Please consider submitting your Artifacts!
  • [04/2021] Dr. Tang was invited to join the Program Committee of ESEC/FSE 2021 Artifact Track. Please consider submitting your Artifacts!
  • [04/2021] Dr. Tang was invited to give a talk at Fudan University.
  • [02/2021] The journal version of our paper QRS'20 has been accepted by IEEE Transcations on Reliability.