Purdue University - Department of Computer Science -

Byoungyoung Lee

Assistant Professor of Computer Science


Joined department: Fall 2016


Byoungyoung Lee is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Purdue University. His research is in the general area of computer security and privacy. In particular, his focus is in systems security, designing and implementing secure systems through analyzing and eliminating vulnerabilities.

His research identified and helped to fix more than 100 security vulnerabilities in the major software including the Linux Kernel, Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. He received the Internet Defense Prize by Facebook and USENIX and the best applied security research paper (the 3rd place) by CSAW.

Selected Publications

B. Lee, C. Song, T. Kim, W. Lee, "Type Casting Verification: Stopping an Emerging Attack Vector", USENIX Security Symposium (Security) 2015

C. Min, S. Kashyap, B. Lee, C. Song, T. Kim, "Cross-checking Semantic Correctness: The Case of Finding File System Bugs", ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (SOSP) 2015

B. Lee, L. Lu, T. Wang, T. Kim, W. Lee, "From Zygote to Morula: Fortifying weakened ASLR on Android", IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (Oakland) 2014

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