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Yuzhe Tang

Associate Professor
Dept. of EECS, Syracuse University
4206 Center of Science and Technology,
Syracuse, 13244-4100
Email: ytang100 [at] syr [dot] edu
Ph.D.: Georgia Tech., B.Sc.: Fudan Univ.
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  • Aug 2022: Invited to serve Euro S&P 23 program committee. Please submit your best work: [CFP].

  • Aug 2022: Our blockchain paper accepted to ConsensusDay 2022. Congrats to Yibo and Kai!

  • July 2022: Grateful to receive an NSF CNS grant (Single PI) on blockchain systems research.

  • June 2022: Grateful to receive an academic grant (Single PI) from Ethereum Foundation on blockchain security research.

  • June 2022: Invited to talk about blockchain applications at DBSec 2022 [link].

  • Apr. 2022: My Ph.D. student [Kai Li] is joining [the Computer Science Dept. at San Diego State Univ.] as a tenure-track Assistant Professor. Godspeed to Kai!!

  • Feb. 2022: Invited to talk about our blockchain research in [UK Security seminar] and at [NUS].

  • Feb. 2022: Invited talk in [NSF blockchain-education workshop]: [slides].

  • Sep. 2021: Our blockchain paper accepted to ACM CCS 2021. Congrats to Kai and Yibo!

  • Aug. 2021: Our blockchain paper accepted to ACM IMC 2021. Congrats to Kai!

  • Aug. 2021: Our paper accepted to ACM Middleware 2021 (Industrial track).

  • Aug. 2021: Invited to serve a blockchain panel in VLDB’21 [link].

  • June 2021: Grateful to receive an NSF SaTC education grant. We will be developing blockchain labs [link].

  • June 2021: Our blockchain paper accepted to ESEC/FSE 2021. Congrats to Yibo, Kai and Jiaqi!

  • Oct. 2020: Our blockchain paper accepted to NDSS 2021. Congrats to Kai, Jiaqi and Xianghong!

  • Aug. 2020: Our blockchain paper accepted to Middleware 2020. Congrats to Kai and Zhehu!

  • Nov. 2019: Chair blockchain workshop BlockDM 2020. Please submit your best work [link].

  • July 2019: Deliver a public lecture to K-12 in Syracuse City School District.

  • Apr 2019: Honorable mention in Google & Intel 2019 C3 Challenge. Congrats to Kai and Burak! [link]

  • May 2018: Release blockchain labs and deliver them in the SEED workshop: [link].

  • Apr. 2018: Release Intel SGX labs: [link].


We always look for motivated and talented students to join our group [link]. Please read some of my recent research papers before sending an email.

Research Interests

Dr. Tang is broadly interested in cyber-security, computer systems, and software engineering. His cyber-security research covers vulnerability discovery, attack detection, attack mitigation, and security measurement of deployed systems.

His current research focuses on blockchain security, blockchain systems, blockchain applications, and blockchain education. He has worked on confidential computing, trusted execution environments, and cloud security.

His research is generously supported by National Science Foundation (under NSF-SaTC and NSF-CNS programs), Ethereum Foundation, Intel, Cyber Research Institute, Syracuse University, and other funding agencies.

Research projects:

More detail about his research: [link]

Recent Publications

Underline: students advised by Dr. Tang


  • Yuzhe Tang, Y. Wang, K. Li. “Towards Decentralized Auditing of Transparency Logs by Lightweight Fork Prevention on Blockchains”

  • Yuzhe Tang, K. Li, Y. Wang, J. Chen, C. Xu. “Efficiently Hardening SGX Enclaves against Memory Access Pattern Attacks via Dynamic Program Partitioning”

Open-source Software


I am fortunate and grateful to work with the following bright Ph.D. students.

  • Yibo Wang [link]: FSE'21 (1st author), IMC'21, CCS'21

  • Jiaqi Chen [link]: NDSS'21, IMC'21, FSE'21, Middleware'20

  • Xianghong Liu: NDSS'21, IMC'21

  • Yuxuan Zhou [link]

  • Wanning Ding

[Link] to our FullStack Security Lab (FSSL).