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Assistant Professor
E312 Westgate Building
University Park, PA 16802
(814) 867-0196

Dr. Hong Hu is an assistant professor at Pennsylvania State University. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from the National University of Singapore, and was a Postdoctoral Fellow and Research Scientist at Georgia Tech. His main research area is system and software security, focusing on detecting severe program vulnerabilities, exploring new attack vectors of memory errors and developing effective defense mechanisms. His work has appeared in top venues of system security, including IEEE S&P, USENIX Security, CCS and NDSS. He received the Best Paper Awards from CCS 2019 and ICECCS 2014, and the Best Reviewer Award from CCS 2022.

Research Keywords
System Security
Software Security