Yue Duan

  • Gladwin Development Chair Assistant Professor of Computer Science


Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of California Riverside

M.S. in Computer Science Syracuse University 

B.S. in Computer Science, Xi'an Jiaotong University

Research Interests

Computer Security and Privacy, Mobile Security, Software Engineering, Blockchain, Deep Learning


  • Best Paper Award (1 out of 166 submissions)
  • Vulnerability Discovery Reward, $8,000
  • Dean’s Distinguished Fellowship
  • University Graduate Fellowship
  • Siyuan Fellowship


  1. NDSS'20 Yue Duan, Xuezixiang Li, Jinghan Wang, and Heng Yin. \DeepBinDi: Learning Program-Wide Code Representations for Binary Ding" 
  2. RAID'19 Yue Duan, Lian Gao, Jie Hu, and Heng Yin. \Automatic Generation of Non- Intrusive Patches for Third-Party Libraries in Android Applications", to appear in the 22nd International Symposium on Research on Attacks, Intrusions and Defenses, September 2019.
  3. RAID'19 Jinghan Wang, Yue Duan, Wei Song, Heng Yin, and Chengyu Song. \Be Sensitive and Collaborative: Exploring Coverage Metrics in Greybox Fuzzing", to appear in the 22nd International Symposium on Research on Attacks, Intrusions and Defenses, September 2019. Best Paper Award
  4. NDSS'19 Lei Zhao, Yue Duan, Cheng Tan, Heng Yin, and Jifeng Xuan. \Send Hardest Problems My Way: Probabilistic Path Prioritization for Hybrid Fuzzing", in the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium, February 2019.
  5. NDSS'18 Yue Duan, Mu Zhang, Abhishek Vasisht Bhaskar, Heng Yin, Xiaorui Pan, Tongxin Li, XueqiangWang, and XiaoFengWang. \Things You May Not Know About Android (Un)Packers: A Systematic Study based on Whole-System Emulation", in the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium, February 2018.
  6. NDSS'17 Xiaorui Pan, Xueqiang Wang, Yue Duan, XiaoFeng Wang, and Heng Yin. \Dark Hazard: Large-Scale Discovery of Unknown Hidden Sensitive Operations in Android Apps", in the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium, February 2017.
  7. CCS'15 Mu Zhang, Yue Duan, Qian Feng, and Heng Yin, \Towards Automatic Generation of Security-Centric Descriptions for Android Apps", in Proceedings of the 22nd ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, 2015.
  8. HotCloud'15 Yue Duan, Mu Zhang, Heng Yin and Yuzhe Tang, \Privacy-Preserving Of-oading of Mobile App to the Public Cloud", in The 7th USENIX Workshop on Hot Topics in Cloud Computing, 2015.
  9. CCS'14 Mu Zhang, Yue Duan, Heng Yin, and Zhiruo Zhao. \Semantics-Aware Android Malware ClassicationUsingWeighted Contextual API Dependency Graphs", in Proceedings of the 21st ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, 2014.
  10. J.UCS'12 JooYoung Lee, Yue Duan, Jae C. Oh, Wenliang Du, Howard Blair, Lusha Wang, and Xing Jin. \Social Network Based Reputation Computation and Document Classification" Journal of Universal Computer Science, 18, no. 4 (2012): 532-553.a

Professional Activities

Journal Reviewers

  •  IEEE Internet of Things Journal
  •  Cybersecurity
  •  IEEE Access
  •  Frontiers in Computer Science
  •  IET Software
  •  IET Information Security
  •  The Computer Journal
  •  International Journal of Information Security and Privacy


Program Committees

  •  ACM ASIA Conference on Computer and Communications Security (ACM AsiaCCS) 2021
  •  IJCAI-PRICAI Machine Learning for Program analysis (MLPA) 2020
  •  International Workshop on Blockchain and Data Management (BlockDM) 2020
  •  IEEE International Workshop on Blockchain and Mobile Applications (BlockApp) 2020


Conference External Reviewers

  •  ACSAC 2014, 2015, 2017
  •  SPSM 2014
  •  NDSS 2015
  •  SecureComm 2015
  •  WiSec 2016
  •  CCS 2017, 2018, 2019
  •  AsiaCCS 2017, 2018
  •  IEEE S&P 2021