Brief Biography

I was born in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, China in 1984. After I graduated from No.3 High School in Harbin, I entered the department of Computer Science, Harbin Institute of Technology in the year 2002. During the last two years of my undergraduate study, I did some research in the Center of Information Retrieval (CIR). From September 2006 to January 2012, I was a Ph.D. candidate in the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) of Peking Univerisity. My advisor is Prof. Hong Mei, and I also did research under the supervision of Prof. Lu Zhang and Prof. Tao Xie. From Oct 2008 to Sept 2009, I visited Singapore Management University as a research fellow, where I worked with Prof. David Lo. In Jan. 2012, I began to work with Prof. Dawn Song, as a PostDoc in UC Berkeley.

My research mainly focuses on enhancing the quality and productivity of software evolution. To achieval this goal, I have been working on code analysis and mining, natrual language based software engineering techniques, and the security analysis of android applications. CV

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last modified: 2012.12.05