Chengyu Zhang      Ph.D. Student

School of Software Engineering

East China Normal University (ECNU)

Email: dale.chengyu.zhang AT gmail DOT com

Chengyu Zhang is a third-year Ph.D. student in East China Normal University (ECNU), Shanghai, China (2016-now), and supervised by Prof. Geguang Pu. He received his B.S. degree from East China Normal University with Excellent Graduate Award (2012-2016). He was the co-founder of Shanghai Neoclub Information Technology Co., Ltd. (2015-2016). Now, he is a visiting Ph.D. student in ETH Zurich and advised by Prof. Zhendong Su.

His research interests are in:

  • Software Testing
  • Symbolic Execution
  • Program Analysis


  1. Detecting Heisenbugs in Ethereum Smart Contracts
    Shuai Wang, Chengyu Zhang and Zhendong Su
    In Proceedings of SPLASH/OOPSLA
    OOPSLA 2019 (Conditionally accept)
  2. Finding and Understanding Bugs in Software Model Checkers
    Chengyu Zhang, Ting Su, Yichen Yan, Fuyuan Zhang, Geguang Pu and Zhendong Su
    27th ACM Joint European Software Engineering Conference and Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering
    ESEC/FSE 2019 (acceptance rate: 24%, 74/303)   Preprint   Buglist
  3. SmartUnit: Empirical Evaluations for Automated Unit Testing of Embedded Software in Industry
    Chengyu Zhang, Yichen Yan, Hanru Zhou, Yinbo Yao, Ke Wu, Ting Su, Weikai Miao and Geguang Pu
    40th International Conference on Software Engineering
    ICSE 2018 SEIP (acceptance rate: 24%, 31/131)   PDF

Teaching Assistant

  • Data Structures and Algorithms, 2018 Spring, ECNU