Wei, Jinpeng

Wei, Jinpeng

Associate Professor

Software and Information Systems
Woodward Hall 333A
704-687-1930
jwei8@uncc.edu

Personal website: http://webpages.uncc.edu/jwei8/

Biography:

 Dr. Jinpeng Wei leads the Systems Security Lab in the Department of Software and Information Systems at UNC Charlotte. His research focuses on theory, methods, and tools that enhance the security of systems software for a wide range of applications. His research topics include systems software vulnerability detection and mitigation, runtime verification of systems software security properties, stealthy malware detection, analysis and defense, secure software architecture, cloud computing security, and security problems in emerging application domains such as Internet of Things. His work has been published in premier venues such as ACSAC, ESORICS, Computers & Security, USENIX FAST, and USENIX ATC. He is the winner of three best paper awards and the AFRL Visiting Faculty Research Program (VFRP) award. His research has been funded by Air Force Research Lab, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Defense, Centre for Strategic Infocomm Technologies (CSIT), Singapore, and Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI). He has been a program committee member for more than 20 conferences (such as SecureComm 2014, IEEE CLOUD 2015, and ICDCS 2011), the Workshop Co-Chair of CollaborateCom 2014, and a reviewer for reputable journals such as ACM Computing Surveys, ACM Transactions on Computer Systems, Elsevier Journal of Computers and Security, and IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing. Dr. Wei received a PhD in Computer Science from Georgia Institute of Technology, and prior to his appointment at UNC Charlotte he was a faculty member in the School of Computing and Information Sciences, Florida International University.