Weihang Wang

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Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Education

  • Doctoral Degree, Purdue University



Biography


I am an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of Southern California. Before joining USC, I was an Assistant Professor at University at Buffalo from 2018 to 2022. I earned my Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Purdue University in 2018. My work has been published in top-tier venues in software engineering, security, measurement, and web, such as ICSE, FSE, ASE, IEEE S&P, NDSS, IMC, and WWW. In recognition of my research contributions, I was awarded a University at Buffalo Exceptional Scholar - Young Investigator Award in 2022, an NSF CAREER Award in 2021, a Facebook Testing and Verification Research Award in 2019, a Mozilla Research Award in 2019, and a Maurice H. Halstead Memorial Research Award in 2018.





Research Summary


I am broadly interested in software engineering, software security, computer systems, and machine learning. My work aims to build testing and analysis techniques for improving the reliability, security, and efficiency of complex software systems. My current projects include static/dynamic bug detection, program analysis for WebAssembly, attack investigation and detection, compiler testing, and performance profiling.

Awards


  • 2022 University at Buffalo Exceptional Scholar - Young Investigator Award
  • 2022 Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC) Best Poster Award
  • 2021 NSF CAREER Award
  • 2019 Facebook Testing and Verification Research Award
  • 2019 Mozilla Research Award
  • 2018 Maurice H. Halstead Memorial Research Award
Appointments
  • Computer Science

Office
  • SAL 342
  • Henry Salvatori Computer Science Center
  • 941 Bloom Walk, Los Angeles, CA 90089

Contact Information
  • weihangw@usc.edu

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