Yutian Tang

Short Bio

Dr. Yutian Tang (Chris) [CV] 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. 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, system security, software testing, AI+SE. He is a member of IEEE, ACM, HKCS, CCF, and EuroSys. He is also a committee member of CCF-Technical Committee of Software Engineering and executive committee member of CCF-Technical Committee of System Software.

Tang has published over 20 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 serves as the PC member for top software engineering conferences, including PLDI, ICSE, ESEC/FSE, ICPC, SEKE, MobileSoft, and the grant reviewing committee member for various projects hosted by Shanghai Gov. His research has been supported by Shanghai Pujiang Talent Program. His future research plans are directed towards advancing the techniques to automatically test apps and locate bugs, and providing tool support for their applications.

唐宇田博士现为上海科技大学信息学院助理教授、博导、研究员。在上科大,唐博士负责代码分析与测试实验室 (CAT Lab)。他先在吉林大学获得学士学位,师从黄岚副院长,之后在香港理工大学获得博士学位,师从罗夏朴副教授和粱金能(Hareton Leung)副教授。他的主要研究兴趣包括:程序分析、经验软件工程、隐私保护、系统安全、软件测试、AI+SE等。

唐博士在软件工程领域顶级会议及期刊发表论文20余篇,包括但不限于:ESEC/FSE, TheWebConf(WWW), ASE, SANER, ISSRE, ICPC, 软件工程旗舰刊物IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE),可信赖工程旗舰刊物IEEE Transactions on Reliability (TReli),JSS, IST。其中一篇获ISSRE (CCF-B类)最佳工业论文奖。发现3个安卓系统漏洞,均被谷歌安全团队确认。部分成果受到新闻、媒体报道。在国家网信办开展移动应用隐私保护的专项活动期间,唐宇田博士受邀中央广电总台央广网中国之声就隐私保护等问题接受电话采访。

唐博士是国际电气工程师学会(IEEE)会员、美国计算机学会(ACM)会员、中国计算机学会(CCF)会员、香港计算机学会(HKCS)会员、欧洲系统学会(EuroSys)会员,也是中国计算机学会系统软件和软件工程两个专家委员会的通讯委员,上海计算机学会软件工程专家委员会委员。同时,他现时为Froniter in Computer Science和Scientific Programming期刊编委,同时也担任10余份国际期刊审稿人。 他也在软件工程领域顶级、知名会议中担任程序委员会委员包括但不限于:PLDI (CCF-A类会议), ICSE(CCF-A类会议),ESEC/FSE(CCF-A类会议),ICPC (CCF-B类会议), SEKE (CCF-C类会议), MobileSoft。此外,他还受邀担任上海市科委项目评审专家。唐博士于2021年入选上海市浦江人才计划。

课题组长期和海内外优秀高校,科研院所,企业保持良好合作关系。可以推荐优秀学生前往深造、交流包括但不限于:香港理工大学,香港城市大学,香港科技大学,滑铁卢大学,宾夕法尼亚州立大学,西密西根大学,南洋理工大学,佐治亚理工,密西根州立,悉尼科技,墨尔本大学,莫纳什大学,澳门科技大学,中科院软件所,浙大,北大,南京大学,复旦,上交,华东师范,东南,吉大,中山,武大,华科,电子科技,重大,Oppo,小米,百度,华为,阿里,腾讯等。

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I am serving the PC for the following conferences this year. Please consider submitting your work to them.
PLDI (artifact) | ICPC (resarch) | ICSE (artifact) | SEKE (research) | MobileSoft (research, industry)

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Our current research topics : System, Fuzzing, AI+SE, Security, Android, Other SE/Security topics that you have interests.

Research Overview:

1. Android Security, Vulnerability, and Privacy

(1) Vunlerability Discovery:

  • Resource Race Attack Model in Android (SANER'20);
  • Vulnerabilities in App Link Scheme (ESEC/FSE'20);

(2) Potentially Harmful Apps (PHAs) Analysis:

  • DiehardDetector: Detecting Diehard Android Apps (ASE'20);

(3) Third-party Library Analysis:

  • APMHunter: Detecting (mis)use of Application Performance Management Libraries in Apps (ASE'19,IEEE TSE'21);
  • Comparative Study of Android Repackaged Apps Detection Techniques (SANER'19)

(4) Customization

  • XDebloat: Feature-oriented Debloating (IEEE TSE'21)

2. Software Product Line Engineering

  • Feature modelling (SANER'17, ICEIS"15, SOFTENG'15);
  • Modularity and type system in product line engineering (ICPC'17);

3. AI + SE

  • Knowledge graph in software engineering (ISSRE'18);

News (all/22/21/20)

  • [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 paper entitled "Object-Level Remote Sensing Image Augmentation Using U-Net-Based Generative Adversarial Networks" is accepted to Wireless Communication and Mobile Computing.
  • [09/2021] Our proposal is funded by Shanghai Pujiang Talent 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.
  • [11/2020] Our paper entitled " Just-in-Time Defect Prediction for Android Apps via Imbalanced Deep Learning Model" has been accepted by SAC Conference.
  • [10/2020] Our paper entitled " Feature Selection and Embedding Based Cross Project Framework for Identifying Crashing Fault Residence" has been accepted by IST.
  • [07/2020] Our paper entitled "Demystifying Diehard Android Apps" has been accepted by ASE'20.
  • [06/2020] Our paper entitled "Simplified Deep Forest Model based Just-In-Time Defect Prediction for Android Mobile Apps" has been accepted by QRS'20.
  • [05/2020] Our paper entitled "All Your App Links are Belong to Us: Understanding the Threats of Instant Apps based Attacks" has been accepted by ESEC/FSE'20.