Mingqing Kang

I am a Ph.D. Student in the Department of Computer Science at the Johns Hopkins University. My current research focuses on program analysis for JavaScript, but I am also interested in the broader area of web security and language-based security.

Work: +1 (410) 516-4050
Malone 360


Ph.D. Student in Computer Science
Johns Hopkins University, Advised by Yinzhi Cao
Sep 2020–Present
M.S in Security Informatics
Johns Hopkins University, Advised by Xiangyang Li
Sep 2017–Dec 2018
B.E. in Software Enginerring
Harbin Engineering University
Sep 2012–Jul 2016


Mingqing Kang, Yichao Xu, Song Li, Rigel Gjomemo, Jianwei Hou, V.N. Venkatakrishnan, and Yinzhi Cao.
In the Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (Oakland), 2023.
Faysal Hossain Shezan, Zihao Su, Mingqing Kang, Nicholas Phair, Patrick William Thomas, Michelangelo van Dam, Yinzhi Cao, and Yuan Tian.
In the Proceedings of Network & Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), 2023
Song Li, Mingqing Kang, Jianwei Hou, and Yinzhi Cao.
In 31st USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security 22), Boston, MA, August 2022, USENIX Association
USENIX Badges: Artifacts Available, Artifacts Functional, Results Reproduced
Song Li, Mingqing Kang, Jianwei Hou, and Yinzhi Cao.
In Proceedings of the 29th ACM Joint Meeting on European Software Engineering Conference and Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering, pages 268–279, 2021
Mingqing Kang, Matthew Shonman, Anshul Subramanya, Haoruo Zhang, Xiangyang Li, and Anton Dahbura
In 2021 Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-54), Virtual Event, January 5-8, 2021
Matthew Shonman, Xiaoyu Shi, Mingqing Kang, Zuo Wang, Xiangyang Li, Anton Dahbura
In the proceedings of 35th International BCS Human-Computer Interaction Conference (HCI2022)
RogueOne: Detecting Rogue Updates via Differential Data-flow Analysis Using Trust Domains
Raphael J. Sofaer, Yaniv David, Mingqing Kang, Jianjia Yu, Yinzhi Cao, Junfeng Yang, and Jason Nieh
to appear in the proceedings of 46th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), 2024

Professional Experience

Teaching Assistant: EN.601.740 Language-based Security.
Course Assistant: EN.601.441/641 Blockchains and Cryptocurrencies, EN.601.340/440/640 Web Security.
Research Asssistant: Advised by Dr. Xiangyang Li, Advised by Dr. Yinzhi Cao.
Internship: May 2023–Aug 2023 at Visa.