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



I teach the following courses at Tulane and UT Arlington:

  • CSE 4380/5380: Information Security
  • CSE 6388: Practical Malware Analysis
  • CSE 6388: Advanced Software Security Analysis



I'm fortunate to advise many talented students.

Current PhD Students:

  • Haotian Zhang
  • Erika A Leal
  • Cristian Channing Garces
  • Kun Liu
  • Xiaolei Ren (co-advised with Jeff Lei)
  • Mengfei Ren (co-advised with Jeff Lei)

Graduated PhD Students:

  • 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.

Graduated Master Students:

  • John Podolanko, 2019, Cyber Security Manager, Tenet Healthcare.
  • Jay Mayank Patel, 2019, Software Engineer, Amazon.
  • Anchal Raheja, 2018, Information Security Engineer, Copart.
  • Ashwini Balkrushna Kardile, 2018, Software Engineer, Intel.


Technical Program Committee:

  • [USENIX Security]: USENIX Security Symposium, 2021, 2022
  • [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
  • 405 Stanley Thomas Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118
  • Thursday 10:00 am to 11:50 am or email for appointment