Gao Xiang(高祥)

          Ph.D Candidate
          Computer Science
          National University of Singapore

I am currently a third-year Ph.D. student in the School of Computing at National University of Singapore under the supervision of Abhik Roychoudhury. I got my bachelor degree of Computer Science(Elite Class) from ShanDong University in 2016.

My research interests include:


  • Crash-avoiding Program Repair
    Xiang Gao, Sergey Mechtaev, Abhik Roychoudhury
    ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on Testing and Analysis (ISSTA) 2019.
  • Android Testing via Synthetic Symbolic Execution[pdf]
    Xiang Gao, Shin Hwei Tan, Zhen Dong, Abhik Roychoudhury
    33rd International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE) 2018.
  • Repairing Crashes in Android Apps [pdf] [website]
    Shin Hwei Tan, Zhen Dong, Xiang Gao, and Abhik Roychoudhury
    40th International Conference on Software Engineering(ICSE), 2018
  • Test-equivalence Analysis for Automatic Patch Generation[pdf]
    Sergey Mechtaev, Xiang Gao, Shin Hwei Tan, Abhik Roychoudhury
    Transactions on Software Engineering and Methodology ( TOSEM ), 2018
  • Write-back aware shared last-level cache management for hybrid main memory
    Deshan Zhang, Lei Ju, Mengying Zhao, Xiang Gao, Zhiping Jia
    53rd Design Automation Conference (DAC), 2016

Work Experience

  • Research Intern ​ — ​ Fujitsu Laboratories of America (Sep, 2018 - Dec, 2018)
    • Enhance robustness of AI model via data augmentation
    • Advisor: Mukul Prasad
  • Teaching Assistant ​ — ​ National University of Singapore
    • CS4218 - Software Testing (AY 2018/2019 Semester 2)
    • CS2100 - Computer Organization (AY 2016/2017 Semester 2)
    • CS4211 - Formal Method for Software Engineering (AY 2017/2018 Semester 1)
  • Research Assistant ​ — ​ National University of Singapore (Jul,2017 - Dec,2017)
    • Building a symbolic execution platform for Android.
  • System Engineer Intern ​ — ​ Alibaba (Jul, 2015 - Oct, 2015)
    • Enhance Android system security using MAC (Mandatory Access Control)

Selected Award

  • Research Achievement Award, 2018
  • President's Graduate Fellowship, 2016-2020
  • The first place of Technology Innovation of Shandong University, 2015
  • Outstanding students scholarship of Shandong University, 2014


    Email: gaoxiang [at]
    Address: AS6-411, 13 Computing Drive, Singapore 117417