Mian Wan

Mian Wan

Ph.D Student in Computer Science

Mian Wan is a Ph.D. student in computer science at the University of Southern California since Fall 2013. My advisor is Prof. William Halfond. My research interest is Program Testing and Software Analysis.

Work Experience

  • Teaching Assistant
    2015 Fall

    CSCI 512: Testing and Analysis of Software Systems (lectured during 2nd week)

  • Teaching Assistant
    2014 Spring

    CSCI 377: Introduction to Software Engineering


  • Ph.D. Student
    August 2013 - Present

    University of Southern California

  • Master of Engineering
    September 2010 - July 2013

    Peking University, China

  • Bachelor of Engineering
    September 2006 - July 2010

    Yunnan University, China

  • dLens
    May 2014-October 2014

    This project is to develop an automated tool detecting display energy hotspots in Android apps.

  • String Analysis
    October 2013-Present

    This project is trying to approximate the possible values of a string variable at a given program point.


  • [4] String Analysis for Java and Android Applications

    Ding Li, Yingjun Lyu, Mian Wan, William G. J. Halfond
    In Proceedings of the 10th Joint Meeting of the European Software Engineering Conference and the ACM SIGSOFT Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (ESEC/FSE), September 2015
    Acceptance rate: 25.4% (74/291)
    Test cases and result

  • [3] How Does Code Obfuscation Impact Energy Usage?

    Cagri Sahin, Mian Wan, Philip Tornquist, Ryan McKenna, Zachary Pearson, William G.J. Halfond, James Clause
    In Journal of Software: Evolution and Process. Volume 2015
    (Accepted with minor revisions)

  • [2] Detecting Display Energy Hotspots in Android Apps

    Mian Wan, Yuchen Jin, Ding Li, William G. J. Halfond
    In Proceedings of the 8th IEEE International Conference on Software Testing, Verification and Validation (ICST), April 2015
    Acceptance rate: 24.8% (32/129)

  • [1] A Covert Channel Using Event Channel State on Xen Hypervisor

    Qingni Shen, Mian Wan, Zhuangzhuang Zhang, Zhi Zhang, Sihan Qing, Zhonghai Wu
    In Information and Communications Security, pp. 125-134. Springer International Publishing, 2013.

My Address

SAL 324, 941 Bloom Walk, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA

Last Modified on 09/18/2015