Hongwei Wu


I am pursuing my Master's degree in Computer Science from Binghamton University, SUNY, and obtained my Bachelor's degree in Information Security from Renmin University of China. Currently working with Dr. Aravind Prakash, I have a strong interest in software and hardware security, including but not limited to:

  • Authentication based on fingerprint and finger vein
  • Blockchain
  • Dynamic analysis and instrumentation
  • Reverse engineering
  • Rowhammer attack and utilization
  • Mobile devices attack and defense
More details about me can be found in my CV.

My Projects

Some of the projects that I led, designed, and implemented.

A single-thread version implementation of ROPdefender: a detection tool to defend against ROP attacks
A distributed E-commerce platform built upon Ethereum blockchain with autonomous business logic by using smart contract
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Implemetation of Return-Oriented Programming attacks on x86-64 and ARM devices, and three types of defense mechanisms.
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A Pintool created using Intel Pin to detect library functions called at runtime
A password management system based on fingerprint and finger vein

Technical Skills

Languages and tools that I am skilled in.


Fun events that I participated in.

Boston, MA 2018-10

The final stage is a hacking competition at the IBM X-Force Command Center and my team won the second place!

Wuhan, China 2018-08

My team presented our Password Management System at the final and won the second prize!


Fun videos of my projects!

Beijing, China 2017-12

My teammates and I built an interactive and intelligent dolly, with functions including Bluetooth control, autonomous obstacle avoidance, and voice-controlled object searching based on object recognition. This video shows how it seeks a laptop.