Yutian Tang
Assistant Professor
School of Information Science and Technology
ShanghaiTech University
B csytang@ieee.org
Í www.chrisyttang.org
Research Interests
Software Engineering
(Program Analysis, Mining Software Repositories, Empirical
Software Engineering, Android);
Security (Mobile Security, Fuzzing)
Education
2013.8-
2018.9
Ph.D.
, Department of Computing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong
Kong SAR, China (QS 2022=66)
Advisor {
Dr. Xiapu Luo (Associate Professor), and Dr. Hareton Leung (Associate Professor
Emeritus)
2009.9-
2013.6
B.Sc.
, Department of Computer Science and Technology, Jilin University,
Changchun, China
Advisor { Prof. Lan Huang, Associate Dean
Research Positions
2020.10-
Present
Assistant Professor
, School of Information Science and Technology, ShanghaiTech
University, China
2018-2020 Post-doc Research Fellow
, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
SAR, China
2017-2018 Part-time Research Assistant
, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
SAR, China.
Vulnerabilities and Patches
CVE No. CVE-2020-27057
AndroidID No. 128919672
Fundings
Solo PI
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2020-2023 Early career research fund (No.2020F0203-000-14)
ShanghaiTech University
Grant Amount: 3 million CNY
2021-2023 Vulnerable Components Detection for Apps (No. 21PJ1410700)
Shanghai Pujiang Program, Science and Technology Commission of Shanghai
Municipality
Grant Amount: 300,000 CNY
Co-PI or Participants
2018-2020
Improving Mobile Users’Privacy Decisions via Exposing Unexpected Sensitive Oper-
ations in Hardened Apps
Research Grants Council GRF, Hong Kong
Grant Amount:: 416,667 HKD
2018-2020
Research and Development of An Advanced IPS System for Aftermarket Telematics
Innovation and Technology Fund (ITF), Hong Kong
Grant Amount: 2,386,066 HKD (including 1,899,340 HKD from ITF, and 486,726
from company sponsor);
Publication (* corresponding author)
Summary
ESEC/FSE (1); ASE (2); IEEE TSE (2); IEEE TReli (1); SANER (3); ICPC (2);
ISSRE (2); JSS (2); IST (2); JCST (1)
JCR-Q1 (8), CCF-A (5), CCF-B(12), Core-A(8)
ICPDS’21
Zejun Wu, Chao Ma, Xiaochuan Shi, Libing Wu, Dian Zhang,
Yutian Tang
,
“BRNN-GAN: Generative Adversarial Networks with Bi-directional Recurrent Neural
Networks for Multivariate Time Series Imputation”, IEEE International Conference
on Parallel and Distributed Systems,CCF-C;
WMC’21
Jian Huang, Shanhui Liu,
Yutian Tang*
, Xiushan Zhang,“Object-Level Remote
Sensing Image Augmentation Using U-Net-Based Generative Adversarial Networks”,
Wireless Communication and Mobile Computing,CCF-C;
TSE’21b Yutian Tang
, Hao Zhou, Xiapu Luo, Ting Chen, Haoyu Wang, Zhou Xu, and
Yan Cai, “XDebloat: Towards Automated Feature-Oriented App Debloating”, IEEE
Transactions on Software Engineering, Top-1 Journal in SE field, CCF-A, IF=6.226
SoftComp
Zhen Yang, Jacky Keung, Md Alamgir Kabir, Xiao Yu,
Yutian Tang
, Miao Zhang,
Shuo Feng, “AComNN: Attention Enhanced Compound Neural Network For Financial
Time-Series Forecasting With Cross-Regional Features”, Applied Soft Computing,
JCR-Q1, IF=5.47
TReli’21
Kunsong Zhao, Zhou Xu, Tao Zhang,
Yutian Tang
, “Simplified Deep Forest Model
based Just-In-Time Defect Prediction for Android Mobile Apps”, IEEE Transactions
on Reliability JCR-Q1;
SAC’21
Kunsong Zhao, Zhou Xu, Meng Yan,
Yutian Tang
, Ming Fan, Gemma Catolino,
“Just-in-Time Defect Prediction for Android Apps via Imbalanced Deep Learning
Model”, The 36th ACM/SIGAPP Symposium On Applied Computing
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TSE’21a Yutian Tang*
, Haoyu Wang, Xian Zhan, Xiapu Luo*, Yajin Zhou, Hao Zhou, Qiben
Yan, Yulei Sui, Jacky Keung, “A Systematical Study on Application Performance
Management Libraries for Apps”, IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, Top-1
Journal in SE field, JCR-Q1; IF=6.226;
IST’20
Zhou Xu, Tao Zhang, Jacky Keung, Meng Yan, Xiapu Luo, Xiaohong Zhang, Ling Xu,
Yutian Tang
,“Feature Selection and Embedding Based Cross Project Framework for
Identifying Crashing Fault Residence”Information and Software Technology (IST),
CCF-B,JCR-Q1;
ASE’20
Hao Zhou, Haoyu Wang, Yajin Zhou, Xiapu Luo,
Yutian Tang
, Lei Xu, Ting Wang,
“Demystifying Diehard Android Apps”, 35th IEEE/ACM International Conference on
Automated Software Engineering (ASE) Core A*,CCF-A, Top 3 conference in SE;
QRS’20
Kunsong Zhao, Zhou Xu, Tao Zhang,
Yutian Tang
, “Simplified Deep Forest Model
based Just-In-Time Defect Prediction for Android Mobile Apps”, 20th International
Conference on Software Quality, Reliability, and Security (QRS) CCF-C;
ESEC/FSE’20
Yutian Tang
, Yulei Sui, Haoyu Wang, Xiapu Luo, Hao Zhou, Zhou Xu, “All Your
App Links (are) Belong to Us: Understanding the Threats of Instant Apps based
Attacks”,The ACM Joint European Software Engineering Conference and Symposium
on the Foundations of Software Engineering (ESEC/FSE), Core A*,CCF-A, Top 2
conference in SE, the vulnerability reported is confirmed by Google;
arXiv’20 Yutian Tang
, Hao Zhou, Zhou Xu, Xiapu Luo, Yan Cai, and Tao Zhang, “Feature
Location Benchmark for Decomposing and Reusing Android Apps”,In arXiv, 2020
2005.04008;
SANER’20
Yan Cai,
Yutian Tang
, Haicheng Li, Le Yu, Hao Zhou, Xiapu Luo, Liang He, Purui
Su, “Resource Race Attacks on Android”, 27th IEEE International Conference on
Software Analysis, Evolution and Reengineering (SANER), CCF-B, Core A, the
vulnerability reported is confirmed by Google;
ASE’19 Yutian Tang
, Xian Zhan, Hao Zhou, Xiapu Luo, Zhou Xu, Yajin Zhou, Qiben
Yan, “Demystifying Application Performance Management Libraries for Android”,
The 34th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering
(ASE), CCF-A, Core-A*;
JSS’19
Zhou Xu, Shuai Li, Jun Xu, Jin Liu, Xiapu Luo, Yifeng Zhang, Tao Zhang, Jacky
Keung,
Yutian Tang
, “LDFR: Learning deep feature representation for software
defect prediction”,Journal of Systems and Software (JSS), JCR-Q1;
QRS’19
Zhou Xu, Sizhe Ye, Tao Zhang, Zhen Xia, Shuai Pang, Yong Wang,
Yutian
Tang
,“MVSE: Effort- Aware Heterogeneous Defect Prediction via Multiple-View
Spectral Embedding”, 19th International Conference on Software Quality, Reliability,
and Security (QRS), CCF-C;
ISSRE’19
Zhou Xu, Shuai Pang, Yifeng Zhang,
Yutian Tang
, Jin Liu, Xiapu Luo, Jacky
Keung, Xiaohui Cui,“Identifying Crashing Fault Residence Based on Cross Project
Model”,International Symposium on Software Reliability Engineering (ISSRE),CCF-B,
Core-A;
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JCST’19
Zhou Xu, Shuai Pang, Tao Zhang, Xiapu Luo,
Yutian Tang
, Xiao Yu, Lei Xue,“Cross
Project Defect Prediction via Balanced Distribution Adaptation based Transfer
Learning”,Journal of Computer Science and Technology (JCST),CCF-B;
JSS’19
Zhou Xu, Shuai Li, Xiapu Luo, Jin Liu, Tao Zhang,
Yutian Tang
, Jun Xu, Peipei
Yuan, Jacky Keung,“TSTSS: A Two-Stage Training Subset Selection Framework for
Cross Version Defect Prediction”,Journal of System and Software (JSS), CCF-B,
JCR-Q1;
SANER’19
Xian Zhan, Tao Zhang,
Yutian Tang
,“A Comparative Study of Android Repackaged
Apps Detection Techniques”, 2019 IEEE International Conference on Software
Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering (SANER), CCF-B, Core-A;
IST’18
Zhou Xu, Jin Liu, Xiapu Luo, Zijiang Yang, Yifeng Zhang, Peipei Yuan,
Yutian
Tang
, Tao Zhang, “Software Defect Prediction Based on Kernel PCA and Weighted
Extreme Learning Machine”,Information and Software Technology (IST), CCF-B,
JCR-Q1;
ISSRE’18
Xuejiao Zhao, Hongwei Li,
Yutian Tang
, Dongjing Gao, Lingfeng Bao, Chinghung
Lee,“A Smart Context-aware Program Assistant based on Dynamic Programming
Event Modeling”,The 29th IEEE International Symposium on Software Reliability
Engineering (ISSRE), CCF-B, Core-A, Best Industrial Paper Award;
ICPC’18
Zhou Xu, Shuai Li,
Yutian Tang
, Xiapu Luo, Tao Zhang, Jin Liu, Jun Xu,“Cross
Version Defect Prediction with Representative Data via Sparse Subset Selection”,26th
IEEE/ACM International Conference on Program Comprehension (ICPC), CCF-B,
Core-B;
ICPC’17 Yutian Tang
, Hareton Leung,“Constructing Feature Model by Identifying Variability-
aware Modules”, 25th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Program Compre-
hension (ICPC), CCF-B;
SANER’17 Yutian Tang
, Hareton Leung,“StiCProb: A Novel Feature Mining Approach using
Conditional Probability”, 24th IEEE International Conference on Software Analysis,
Evolution, and Reengineering (SANER), CCF-B, Core-A
SOFTENG’15
Yutian Tang
, Hareton Leung,“Feature Mining for Product Line Construction”, The
First International Conference on Advances and Trends in Software Engineering
(SOFTENG);
ICEIS’15 Yutian Tang
, Hareton Leung,“A Top-down Feature Mining Framework for Software
Product Line”, 17th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems
(ICEIS);
Academic Service
Grant Referee
Grant
Reviewing
Committee
Shanghai Innovation Grant Reviewing Committee, 2021
Editorial Board Member
Review Editor
Frontiers in Computer Science (ESCI indexed)
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Technical Committee Member
Committee
Member
CCF-Technical Committee of Software Engineering
Committee
Member
CCF-Technical Committee of System Software
Committee
Member
Shanghai Computer Society-Technical Committee of Software Engineering
Conference Program Committee Member
SEKE International Conference on Software Engineering & Knowledge Engineering,
(SEKE)
Research Track (2022);
MobileSoft IEEE/ACM International Conference on Mobile Software Engineering and
Systems (MobileSoft)
Research Track (2022);
ICSE International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE)
Artefact Evaluation Track (2022)
ICPC International Conference on Program Comprehension (ICPC)
Research Track (2022);
ChinaSoft CCF Chinasoft Conference (ChinaSoft)
Software & Data Intelligence Track(2021)
ESEC/FSE The ACM Joint European Software Engineering Conference and Symposium
on the Foundations of Software Engineering (ESEC/FSE)
Artefact Evaluation Track (2021)
Journal Reviewer
Reviewer IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing;
Reviewer Journal of Computer Security;
Reviewer IEEE Transactions on Reliability;
Reviewer IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering;
Reviewer Frontier of Computer Science;
Reviewer SN Applied Sciences;
Reviewer Scientific Programming;
Reviewer Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering;
Reviewer SCIENCE CHINA Information Sciences;
Reviewer IEEE Access;
Reviewer Security and Communication Networks;
Ad-hoc
Reviewer
Journal of Information Technology Research;
Sub-reviewer
IEEE Transactions on Services Computing, IEEE Transactions on Biometrics, Behav-
ior and Identity Science, ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodol-
ogy (TOSEM)
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News Interview
VOC
12/Aug/2021 The Voice of China; [see
https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/
glvaDNdsAAXrdAn9imDgnQ (in Chinese)]
Awards & Scholarships
2021 Shanghai Pujiang Talent Program
, Science and Technology Commission of Shang-
hai Municipality
2018 Best Industry Paper Award
International Symposium on Software Reliability
Engineering, Paper: “A Smart Context-aware Program Assistant based on Dynamic
Programming Event Modeling”
2013-2017 Ph.D. Scholarships,The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
2012 Undergraduate Research Award,First Prize,Jilin University
2012 Undergraduate Scholarships,Second Prize, Jilin University
2011 Undergraduate Scholarships,Third Prize, Jilin University
Professional Qualifications & Membership
2020-Present Member, China Computer Federation (CCF)
2020-Present Member,EuroSys
2017-Present Member,ISACA
2017-Present Member,IEEE
2021-Present Member,ACM
2017-Present Member,HKCS
2012-Present Senior Software Engineer
, under “China Qualification Certificate of Computer
Science Technology Proficiency”
Teaching
Instructor
Instructor-
ShanghaiTech
CS132 Software Engineering, ShanghaiTech University; 2021 (Spring,Fall) (Course
for Undergraduate), (in English and Chinese);
Instructor-
ShanghaiTech
CS224 Program Analysis, ShanghaiTech University; 2022 (Spring) (Course for
Graduate), in English and Chinese);
Teaching Assistant
TA-
PolyU.HK
COMP3235, Software Project Management, Department of Computing; (Course for
both Undergraduate);
TA-
PolyU.HK
COMP3233, Software Testing and Quality Assurance, Department of Comput-
ing;(Course for both Undergraduate);
TA-
PolyU.HK
COMP4911, Capstone Project, Department of Computing; (Course for both Under-
graduate);
TA-
PolyU.HK
COMP3211, Software Engineering, Department of Computing; (Course for both
Undergraduate);
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TA-
PolyU.HK
COMP309, System Programming, Department of Computing; (Course for both
Undergraduate);
TA-
PolyU.HK
COMP322, Enterprise Information Systems Project Implementation, Department of
Computing (Course for both Undergraduate);
Conference Talks & Invited Talks
Fudan
University
“Demystifying Application Performance Management Libraries for Android”,
Yutian
Tang, Fudan University, 8/4/2021, Seminar;
ShanghaiTech
University
“System Security, Are We There Yet?”,
Yutian Tang
, School of Information Science
and Technology, ShanghaiTech University, 6/11/2020, Undergraduate Seminar;
Invited
Speaker
The 12th International Conference on Advanced Infocomm Technology(2020);
ShanghaiTech
University
“Android, Don’t Lie to Me”, Yutian Tang, ShanghaiTech University, China;
Queen’s
University
Belfast
“Android, Don’t Lie to Me”,
Yutian Tang
, Queen’s University Belfast, United
Kingdom;
University of
East London
“Android, Don’t Lie to Me”,
Yutian Tang
, University of East London,United
Kingdom
University of
Dundee
“Android, Don’t Lie to Me”,
Yutian Tang
, University of Dundee, United Kingdom;
University of
Central
Lancashire
“Android, Don’t Lie to Me”,
Yutian Tang
, University of Central Lancashire, United
Kingdom;
University of
Canterbury
“Android, Don’t Lie to Me”,
Yutian Tang
, University of Canterbury, New Zealand;
ESEC/FSE’20
“All Your App Links are Belong to Us: Understanding the Threats of Instant Apps
based Attacks”,
Yutian Tang
, in The ACM Joint European Software Engineering
Conference and Symposium on the Fundations of Software Engineering;
Tongji
University
“All Your App Links are Belong to Us: Understanding the Threats of Instant Apps
based Attacks”, Yutian Tang, School of Software, Tongji University;
ASE’19
“Demystifying Application Performance Management Libraries for Android,”,
Yu-
tian Tang
in 34th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software
Engineering;
SANER’17
“StiCProb: A Novel Feature Mining Approach Using Conditional Probability”,
Yutian Tang
,in Proceedings of 24th IEEE International Conference on Software
Analysis, Evolution, and Reengineering;
ICPC’17
“Constructing Feature Model by Identifying Variability-aware Modules”,
Yutian
Tang, in IEEE/ACM International Conference on Program Comprehension;
SOFTENG’15
“Feature Mining for Product Line Construction”,
Yutian Tang
, in The First Inter-
national Conference on Advances and Trends in Software Engineering;
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ICEIS’15
“Top-down Feature Mining Framework for Software Product Line,”
Yutian Tang
,in
Proceedings of the International Conference on Enterprise Information System;
University & Department Service
2021
Undergraduate Admission Coordinator, ShanghaiTech University, Hangzhou (Zhe-
jiang); 28/6/2021-1/7/2021
2021 Graduate recruiting at Jilin University, Changchun, 11/6/2021
2021 Graduate recruiting at Northeastern University, Shenyang
2021
Undergraduate Admission Coordinator, ShanghaiTech University, Tianjin City;
24/4/2021, 25/4/2021
2021
PI Interview Committee, System and Security Center, 1C-201, SIST, ShanghaiTech
University, 4/3/2021; 11/3/2021
2021
Graduate Admission Interview, School of Information Science and Technology,
1A-302, SIST, ShanghaiTech University, 19/3/2021
2020
Modular High Performance Computing Application Innovation Workshop,
26/11/2020-Room 110, Administration Center, ShanghaiTech University
2020
Graduate Admission Interview, School of Information Science and Technology,
1A-212, SIST, ShanghaiTech University, 23/10/2020;13/09/2020
2020
Undergraduate Seminar, “System Security, Are We There Yet?”, School of Informa-
tion Science and Technology, ShanghaiTech University, 6/11/2020
2020
PI Interview Committee, System and Security Center, 1C-201, SIST, ShanghaiTech
University, 19/11/2020
References
Available upon requests.
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