Academic Appointments

since 08/2022 Assistant Professor
National University of Singapore, Singapore


02/2019 - 08/2022 Postdoctoral Researcher
ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Mentor: Zhendong Su
09/2015 - 12/2018 PhD in Computer Science
Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Advisor: Hanspeter Mössenböck
Passed with Distinction
09/2013 - 06/2015 Master's in Chinese Philosophy
Xiamen University, China
GPA: 92.1 (0-100 scale)
09/2012 - 02/2015 Master's in Software Engineering
Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Passed with Distinction
2012 Exchange Semester
National Taiwan University
08/2009 - 09/2012 Bachelor's in Computer Science
Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Passed with Distinction

Work Experience

09/2015-02/2019 Researcher
Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Research on the safe execution of low-level languages
08/2014 - 10/2014 Research Assistant (研发助理)
Aliyun, Alibaba, Hangzhou, China
Big-data enhancements in the runtime of the HotSpot-based Taobao JVM (now AliJVM)
07/2013 - 01/2014 Student Researcher (contract for services)
Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Remote work on the Truffle/C Interpreter during my studies in China
07/2012 - 09/2012
04/2013 - 06/2013
Student Researcher
Johannes Kepler University Linz, Austria
Work on Truffle/C before and after my exchange semester in Taiwan
07/2011 - 08/2011 Software Developer (Intern)
elexis-austria, Austria
Implementation of a Java RCP report design- and generation-component for a patient management system for doctors in Austria
08/2010 - 09/2010 Database Developer (Intern)
Linz AG Gas/Wärme, Austria
Design and implementation of a database and an user interface
08/2009 - 09/2009 Web Developer (Intern)
Woodroot Web Radio, Austria
Implementation of a PHP-based video portal supporting the upload of videos, user management, comments, and ratings.


German Native
English Proficient (CEFR C1)
Cambridge ESOL Level 2 Certificate in ESOL International Grade A
Certificate Number: 0033022506
Chinese Proficient (CEFR C1)
HSK Level 5 (汉语水平考试五级) Score: 216
License ID: H51501899706100002
Spanish Elementary to Intermediate (CEFR A2-B1)

Attended Schools

  • Google Compiler and Programming Language Summit 5x, 2015--2019 organized by Google Munich (Munich, Germany)
  • 14th TAROT Summer School on Software Testing, Verification & Validation 2018 organized by University College London and Brunel University (London, UK)
  • English Academic Writing 2018 organized by ACRN Oxford Centre for Interdisciplinary Research (Cambridge, UK)
  • Spring School on Security & Correctness in the IoT 2017 organized by TU Graz (DependableThings Research Center) and TU Darmstadt (CROSSING SFB) (Graz, Austria)
  • Winter School on Binary Analysis 2017 organized by Chair for Systems Security at Ruhr University Bochum (Bochum, Germany)
  • Virtual Machines Summer School 2016 organized by Software Development Team at King's College London (Cumberland Lodge, UK)
  • International Summer School on Nanotechnology and Virtual Reality 2011 organized by St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences (Waidhofen/Ybbs, Austria)