Pingchuan Ma (马平川)

I am a second year Ph.D. student at Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), under the supervision of Prof. Shuai Wang. I received my B.Eng. from Beijing Electronic Science and Technology Institute. My research mission is to build trust in data engineering systems.

I can be reached at pmaab at ust dot hk or v-pingma at microsoft dot com.

Research Highlight

MT-Teql: Evaluating and Augmenting Neural NLIDB on Real-world Linguistic and Schema Variations
MetaInsight: Automatic Discovery of Structured Knowledge for Exploratory Data Analysis
Metamorphic Testing and Certified Mitigation of Fairness Violations in NLP Models
A Quantitative Approach for Medical Imaging Device Security Assessment
Medical Devices are at Risk: Information Security on Diagnostic Imaging System

Experience

  • Research Intern, Microsoft Research Asia, mentored by Justin Ding, 2021.6 - 2021.12 (expected)
  • Research Intern, Microsoft Research Asia, mentored by Justin Ding, 2019.12 - 2020.6
  • Research Intern, NISL, Tsinghua University, advised by Prof. Chao Zhang, 2019.5 - 2019.9
  • Research Intern, CNCERT/CC, advised by Dr. Zhiqiang Wang, 2018.9 - 2019.5

Talk

  • Automated Fairness Testing and Beyond, Microsoft Research Asia Causality Reading Group, 6 Sept, 2021.
  • Metamorphic Testing and Certified Mitigation of Fairness Violations in NLP Models (in Chinese), AI Time, 15 Jan, 2021.

Academic Service

  • External Reviewer of AsiaCCS'21, ICSE'20 Artifact Evaluation, and USENIX Security'20 Artifact Evaluation
  • Reviewer of International Journal of Network Security

Teaching Experience

  • Teaching Assistant, COMP4901N: Competitive Programming in Cybersecurity (Fall 2021)
  • Teaching Assistant, COMP6613C: Topics in Computer Security and Privacy (Spring 2021)