Jiang Ming

Assistant Professor

School of Science & Engineering

Dr. Ming's Website



405 Stanley Thomas Hall


CMPS 4662/6662 Information Security [Spring]

CMPS 3661/6661 Intro to Software Security [Fall]


Education & Affiliations

Ph.D., 2016, The Pennsylvania State University


About Professor Ming

Jiang Ming is a faculty member affiliated with the Department of Computer Science at Tulane University. Before that, he was a faculty member at the University of Texas at Arlington. He received his Ph.D. degree from Pennsylvania State University in 2016. He was the recipient of UTA College of Engineering Outstanding Early Career Research Award, ACM SIGPLAN Distinguished Paper Award, and ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Nomination. His Ph.D. student won Second Place in the 2022 ACM Student Research Competition Grand Finalists.

Research Interests

His research interests span Software and Systems Security, with a focus on the following specific topics:

  • Binary Code Analysis and Verification for Security Issues
  • Hardware-Assisted Software Security Analysis
  • Mobile Systems Security
  • Language-based Security

Selected Publications

  • [USENIX Security ’23] Binlin Cheng, Erika A Leal, Haotian Zhang, Jiang Ming. On the Feasibility of Malware Unpacking via Hardware-assisted Loop Profiling. In Proceedings of the 32nd USENIX Security Symposium, Anaheim, CA, August 09-11, 2023.
  • [ASPLOS ’22] Haotian Zhang, Mengfei Ren, Yu Lei, Jiang Ming. One Size Does Not Fit All: Security Hardening of MIPS Embedded Systems via Static Binary Debloating for Shared Libraries. In Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems, Lausanne, Switzerland, Feb 28-March 4, 2022 (2022 ACM Student Research Competition Grand Finalists: Second Place).
  • [CCS ’21] Wenna Song, Jiang Ming, Lin Jiang, Yi Xiang, Xuanchen Pan, Jianming Fu, and Guojun Peng. Towards Transparent and Stealthy Android OS Sandboxing via Customizable Container-Based Virtualization. In Proceedings of the 28th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, Virtual Event, November 15-19, 2021.
  • [USENIX Security ’21] Binlin Cheng*, Jiang Ming*, Erika A Leal, Haotian Zhang, Jianming Fu, Guojun Peng, and Jean-Yves Marion (*Equal Contributions). Obfuscation-Resilient Executable Payload Extraction from Packed Malware. In Proceedings of the 30th USENIX Security Symposium, Virtual Event, August 11-13, 2021.
  • [PLDI ’21] Xiaolei Ren, Michael Ho, Jiang Ming, Yu Lei, and Li Li. Unleashing the Hidden Power of Compiler Optimization on Binary Code Difference: An Empirical Study. In Proceedings the 42nd ACM SIGPLAN Conference on Programming Language Design and Implementation, Virtual Event, June 23-25, 2021 (Distinguished Paper Award).