Chenghong Wang

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Chenghong Wang

CS Ph.D. Student
Department of Computer Science
Duke University

308 Research Dr.
Durham, NC, 27708


Short Bio

I am a second-year Ph.D. student in Department of Computer Science at Duke University and I am fortunate to be advised by Prof. Ashwin Machanavajjhala. My research interests lie in the area of statistical privacy, applied cryptography and database.


  • Apr/20 We have launched an inovative project Poirot targeting for providing secure and private contact tracing related to COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Dec/19 Our work Crypt\(\epsilon\) has selected as Spotilight research to be presented at PriML@NeurIPS19

  • Nov/19 Our paper(with Amrita, Xi, Ahsinw and Somesh) “Crypt\(\epsilon\): Crypto-Assisted Differential Privacy on Untrusted Server” with has accepted by SIGMOD20.

  • Oct/19 I passed my Research Initial Project exam today, a big milestone for Duke Ph.D. students.

  • Sept/18 I've joined Duke as a Ph.D. student in Computer Science.

  • May/18 I am joining Prof. Shoucheng Zhang's Lab in Physics Department, Stanford University as a research scholar starting from May 2018