Ph.D. in Computer Science, Purdue University, 2018

Yonghwi Kwon joined the Department of Computer Science in 2018 as an Assistant Professor. His research interests include systems security, program (dynamic/static) analysis, and reverse-engineering. In particular, he builds systems to effectively analyze and investigate advanced cyberattacks including malware and zero-day exploits. He proposed novel techniques in cross-platform program analysis and attack preventions for more efficient and secure systems.


  • Maurice H. Halstead Memorial Award 2017
  • ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award 2013
  • IEEE ASE (Automated Software Engineering) Best Paper Award 2013

Research Interests

  • Systems security
  • Program (dynamic/static) analysis
  • Reverse-engineering

Courses Taught

  • Software Security Fall 2018