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Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Southern University of Science and Technology
Office: Room 609, CoE Building (South), SUSTech
Email: liuyp1 AT sustech DOT edu DOT cn
Tel: +86-0755-88015159

I am an assistant professor with the CSE Department of SUSTech. I lead the Software Quality Lab. I am also the co-ordinator of the Trustworthy Software Research Center of the Research Insititute of Trustworthy Autonomous Systems. My research interests mainly include software testing and analysis, empirical software engineering, cyber-physical systems, mobile computing, and cybersecurity. I obtained my B.Sc. degree in Computer Science with honor from Nanjing University in 2010, and my Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from HKUST in 2015. Prior to joining SUSTech, I worked at the CASTLE Lab and Cybersecurity Lab of HKUST as a postdoc, under the supervision of Prof. Shing-Chi Cheung and Prof. Charles Zhang.

We are hiring research assistant professors and postdocs. We are also looking for PhD students with strong programming skills and good English ability. Please send me an email with your CV if you are interested and have relevant background. For undergraduate students who are interested in joining our group, please send me a copy of your transcript.

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  1. [SCIS 2022] Yingfei Xiong, Yongqiang Tian, Yepang Liu, and Shing-Chi Cheung. Towards Actionable Testing of Deep Learning Models. In Science China Information Sciences, 2022, to appear.

  2. [ASE 2022] Jiwei Yan, Shixin Zhang, Yepang Liu, Xi Deng, Jun Yan, and Jian Zhang. A Comprehensive Evaluation of Android ICC Resolution Techniques. In the 37th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering, 2022, to appear.

  3. [ISSRE 2022] Yue Liu, Chakkrit Tantithamthavorn, Li Li, and Yepang Liu. Explainable AI for Android Malware Detection: Towards Understanding Why the Models Perform So Well? In the 33rd International Symposium on Software Engineering Reliability, 2022, to appear.

  4. [MICRO 2022] Xueliang Li, Zhuobin Shi, Junyang Chen, and Yepang Liu. Realizing Emotional Interactions to Learn User Experience and Guide Energy Optimization for Mobile Architectures. In the 55th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Microarchitecture, 2022, to appear.

  5. [CSUR 2022] Yue Liu, Chakkrit Tantithamthavorn, Li Li, and Yepang Liu. Deep Learning for Android Malware Defenses: a Systematic Literature Review. In ACM Computing Surveys, 2022, to appear.

  6. [TSE 2022] Ying Wang, Yibo Wang, Sinan Wang, Yepang Liu, Chang Xu, Shing-Chi Cheung, Hai Yu, and Zhiliang Zhu. Runtime Permission Issues in Android Apps: Taxonomy, Practices, and Ways Forward. In IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, to appear.

  7. [ICSE 2022] Sinan Wang, Yibo Wang, Xian Zhan, Ying Wang, Yepang Liu, Xiapu Luo, and Shing-Chi Cheung. Aper: Evolution-Aware Runtime Permission Misuse Detection for Android Apps. In the 44th International Conference on Software Engineering, pp. 125-137, May 2022, to appear. [pdf][tool]

  8. [TSE 2021] Xian Zhan, Tianming Liu, Yepang Liu, Yang Liu, Li Li, Haoyu Wang, and Xiapu Luo. A Systematic Assessment on Android Third-party Library Detection Tools. In IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, to appear. [pdf]

  9. [ASE 2021] Lu Liu, Lili Wei, Wuqi Zhang, Ming Wen, Yepang Liu, and Shing-Chi Cheung. Characterizing Transaction-Reverting Statements in Ethereum Smart Contracts. In the 36th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering, Melbourne, Australia, November 2021.

  10. [ESEC/FSE 2021] Dinghua Wang, Shuqing Li, Guanping Xiao, Yepang Liu, and Yulei Sui. An Exploratory Study of Autopilot Software Bugs in Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. In the 29th ACM Joint European Software Engineering Conference and Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering, Athens, Greece, August 2021. [pdf]


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