Faculty

LIU Yepang
Assistant Professor
(中文) ◆ 两次ACM SIGSOFT杰出论文奖(ASE 2016和ICSE 2014) ◆ 白金级研究工具及数据集(FSE 2016) ◆ ACM SIGSOFT服务奖(FSE 2014) ◆ IEEE软件工程期刊封面文章(TSE 2014) ◆ 南京大学优秀毕业生
liuyp1@sustc.edu.cn

Research Area:

software testing and analysis, adaptive systems, mobile computing, and software security

Educational Background

◆ 2010-2015,Ph.D in Computer Science and Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

◆ 2006-2010, B.Sc. degree in Computer Science, Nanjing University

Professional Experience

◆ 2015.9-2018.2,Postdoc, CASTLE Lab and Cybersecurity Lab of HKUST

Honors & Awards

  • ◆ Two ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Awards (ASE 2016 and ICSE 2014)
  • ◆ Platinum Level Research Artifacts (FSE 2016)
  • ◆ ACM SIGSOFT Service Award (FSE 2014)
  • ◆ Featured Article of the IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering (TSE 2014)
  • ◆ Outstanding Graduate of Nanjing University

Selected Publication

1. "OASIS: Prioritizing Static Analysis Warnings for Android Apps Based on App User Reviews" by Lili Wei, Yepang Liu, and S.C. Cheung. In Proceedings of the 11th Joint Meeting of The European Software Engineering Conference and the ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering(ESEC-FSE 2017), Paderborn, Germany, September 2017, pp. 672-682.

2. "Understanding and Detecting Wake Lock Misuses for Android Applications" by Yepang Liu, Chang Xu, S.C. Cheung, and Valerio Terragni. In Proceedings of the 24th ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (FSE 2016), Seattle, WA, USA, November 2016, pp. 396-409.

3. "Taming Android Fragmentation: Characterizing and Detecting Compatibility Issues for Android Apps" by Lili Wei, Yepang Liu, and S.C. Cheung. In Proceedings of the 31st IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering(ASE 2016), Singapore, September 2016, pp. 226-237.(ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper)

4. "CSNIPPEX: Automated Synthesis of Compilable Code Snippets from Q&A Sites" by Valerio Terragni, Yepang Liu, and S.C. Cheung. In Proceedings of the 25th International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis(ISSTA 2016), Saarbrücken, Germany, July 2016, pp. 118-129.

5. "CUSTODES: Automatic Spreadsheet Cell Clustering and Smell Detection Using Strong and Weak Features" by S.C. Cheung, Wanjun Chen, Yepang Liu, and Chang Xu. In Proceedings of the 38th International Conference on Software Engineering(ICSE 2016), Austin, TX, USA, May 2016, pp. 464-475.

6. "Diagnosing Energy Efficiency and Performance for Mobile Internetware Applications" by Yepang Liu, Chang Xu, and S.C. Cheung. In IEEE Software, Vol. 32, No. 1, pp. 67-75, January 2015.

7. "Verifying Self-adaptive Applications Suffering Uncertainty" by Wenhua Yang, Chang Xu, Yepang Liu, Chun Cao, Xiaoxing Ma, and Jian Lu. In Proceedings of the 29th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE 2014), Vasteras, Sweden, September 2014, pp. 199-209.

8. "GreenDroid: Automated Diagnosis of Energy Inefficiency for Smartphone Applications" by Yepang Liu, Chang Xu, S.C. Cheung, and Jian Lu. In IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering(TSE), Vol. 40, No. 9, pp. 911-940, September 2014.

9. "Scaling Up Symbolic Analysis by Removing Z-Equivalent States" by Yueqi Li, S.C. Cheung, Xiangyu Zhang, and Yepang Liu. In ACM Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology(TOSEM), Vol. 23, Iss. 4, Article 34, pp. 1-32, August 2014.

10. "Characterizing and Detecting Performance Bugs for Smartphone Applications"by Yepang Liu, Chang Xu, and S.C. Cheung. In Proceedings of 36th  International Conference on Software Engineering(ICSE 2014), Hyderabad, India, May 2014, pp. 1013-1024.(ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper)

11. "Where Has My Battery Gone? Finding Sensor Related Energy Black Holes in Smartphone Applications" by Yepang Liu, Chang Xu, and S.C. Cheung. In Proceedings of the 11th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (Percom 2013), San Diego, California, USA, March 2013, pp. 2-10.

12. "AFChecker: Effective Model Checking for Context-Aware Adaptive Applications"by Yepang Liu, Chang Xu, and S.C. Cheung. In Journal of Systems and Software(JSS),  Vol. 86, Iss. 3, pp. 854-867, March 2013.