Jiang Ming

Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Tulane University

About Me


I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Tulane University. I received my PhD from The Pennsylvania State University. My research interests span Software and Systems Security. I strive to ground my efforts in practical security problems with an eye towards developing effective solutions to address realistic threats caused by today’s emerging technologies.

I am always looking for self-motivated Ph.D. students who would like to carry on top-notch research on Software and Systems Security. Candidates are expected to have a solid background in compilers, operating systems, formal methods, and strong programming skills. Please contact me if you are interested.

Research Interests:

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

Honors & Awards

  • Google Research Scholar Award, 2024
  • IEEE Top Picks in Hardware and Embedded Security Shortlist, 2023
  • Carol Lavin Bernick Faculty Grant, 2023
  • 2nd Place in ACM Student Research Competition Grand Finalists (Faculty Advisor), 2022
  • ACM SIGPLAN Distinguished Paper Award, PLDI 2021
  • CSAW Best Applied Security Paper Award TOP-10 Finalists, 2017


I teach the following courses at Tulane University:

  • CMPS 4662/6662: Information Security
  • CMPS 3661/6661: Introduction to Software Security


I'm fortunate to advise many talented students.

Current PhD Students:

  • Cristian C. Garces
  • Kun Liu
  • Keith Mitchell
  • Chenke Luo (visiting student from Wuhan University)

Current Master Thesis Students:

  • J. Liu


  • Dr. Erika A. Leal (PhD ‘24), Assistant Professor, Baylor University
  • Dr. Xiaolei Ren (PhD ‘23, co-advised with Jeff Lei), Assistant Professor, Macau University of Science and Technology
  • Dr. Mengfei Ren (PhD ‘23, co-advised with Jeff Lei), Assistant Professor, The University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • Dr. Haotian Zhang (PhD ‘23), Startup
  • Dr. Armon Barton (PhD ‘18, co-advised with Matthew Wright), Assistant Professor, Naval Postgraduate School.
  • Dr. Mohsin Junaid (PhD ‘17, co-advised with David Kung), Senior Engineer, Samsung Research America.
  • John Podolanko (M.Sc. ‘19), Cyber Security Manager, Tenet Healthcare.
  • Jay Mayank Patel (M.Sc. ‘19), Software Engineer, Amazon.
  • Anchal Raheja (M.Sc. ‘18), Information Security Engineer, Copart.
  • Ashwini Balkrushna Kardile (M.Sc. ‘18), Software Engineer, Intel.


Technical Program Committee:

  • [USENIX Security]: USENIX Security Symposium, 2021, 2022, 2024
  • [CCS]: ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security, 2019, 2020.
  • [ICICS]: International Conference on Information and Communications Security, 2019, 2020, 2021
  • [FEAST]: ACM CCS Workshop on Forming an Ecosystem Around Software Transformation, 2018, 2019, 2020.
  • Security and Communication Networks, Special Issue “Attack and Defence of Smart Systems”, Guest Editor.
  • Frontiers in Computer Science, Special Issue “Intelligent Defenses for Secure Mobile Software and Systems”, Guest Editor.



I enjoy taking pictures to remember a particular moment in my life. My favorite topics are landscape, nature, and the night sky.


  • jming[at]tulane[dot]edu
  • 303C Stanley Thomas Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118
  • Thursday 10:00 am to 11:50 am or email for appointment