shuai Shuai Wang

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Office: Room 3512 (via lifts 25, 26)

E-mail: shuaiw at

Shuai Wang is an Assistant Professor at CSE, HKUST since 2019. Prior to that, he was a Postdoctoral Scholar in the AST lab at ETH Zurich. He received his Ph.D. from Penn State University, and B.S. from Peking University.

I belong to both the Cybersecurity group and the Software Engineering and Programming Languages group at HKUST.

My research focuses on Computer Security and Software Engineering.


  • COMP3632: Principles of Cybersecurity (Spring 2021)
  • COMP6613B: Topics in Computer Security and Privacy (Spring 2021)
  • COMP3632: Principles of Cybersecurity (Fall 2020)
  • COMP3632: Principles of Cybersecurity (Fall 2019)
  • COMP4971A: Independent Work on Software Fuzz Testing (Fall 2019)

Current Team Members

Ph.D. Students

  • Wei Chen (2019 Fall)
  • Zhibo Liu (2019 Fall)
  • Huaijin Wang (2019 Fall)
  • Pingchuan Ma (2020 Fall)
  • Yuanyuan Yuan (2020 Fall)

MPhil Students

  • Lung Kun Hung (2019 Fall)
  • Wong Wai Kin (2019 Fall)
  • Qi Pang (2020 Fall)

Former Students

  • Xirui Nie (UG @ Fudan University). 2020 Summer intern on compiler & OS security projects.
  • Reiff Loris (UG @ ETH Zurich, co-advised with Prof. Zhendong Su). Thesis: Context-Aware Obfuscation: A Step Towards Defeating Adversary Symbolic Analysis. Continued Masters study @ ETH Zurich.
  • Nguyen Andy (UG @ ETH Zurich, co-advised with Prof. Zhendong Su). Thesis: Detecting Vulnerabilities in Real-World Software with Fuzz Testing. Information Security Engineer @ Google.