Yu Feng

CRML Affiliated Faculty

Assistant Professor, Computer Science



Yu Feng's research interests include programming languages, program analysis and verification, program synthesis, and security. More specifically, he wants to build automated tools to guarantee the robustness of a system in a sound, precise and scalable way. He is also interested in combining program synthesis/analysis with machine learning to build and break systems, tackling practical problems in mobile devices, blockchain, data science, etc.


Yu Feng is an assistant professor in the computer science department at UCSB. He received his Ph.D. in computer science from UT Austin and spent a wonderful year as a Postdoc at the University of Washington. He is the recipient of PLDI distinguished paper award in 2018.