• Assistant Professor
Yupeng Zhang

Educational Background

  • Doctorate of Philosophy, electrical and computer engineering, University of Maryland, 2018
  • Master of Philosophy, information engineering, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2013
  • Bachelor of Engineering, information engineering, Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2011

Research Interests

  • • Applied cryptography and security
    • Zero-knowledge proofs
    • Blockchain
    • Privacy-preserving machine learning
    • Searchable encryption

Awards & Honors

  • Distinguished Dissertation Award, ECE, University of Maryland, 2018
  • Google PhD Fellowship , 2017

Selected Publications

  • Yupeng Zhang, Daniel Genkin, Jonathan Katz, Dimitris Papadopoulos and Charalampos Papamanthou, "vRAM: Faster Verifiable RAM With Program-Independent Preprocessing". In Proceeding of IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (S&P), 2018.
  • Yupeng Zhang, Daniel Genkin, Jonathan Katz, Dimitris Papadopoulos and Charalampos Papamanthou, "vSQL: Verifying Arbitrary SQL Queries over Dynamic Outsourced Databases." In Proceeding of IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (S&P), 2017.
  • Payman Mohassel and Yupeng Zhang, "SecureML: A System for Scalable Privacy-Preserving Machine Learning." In Proceeding of IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (S&P), 2017. 4. Yupeng Zhang, Jonathan Katz and Charalampos Papamanthou, "All Your Queries Are Belong to Us: The Power of File-Injection Attacks on Searchable Encryption". In Proceeding of 25th USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security 16), 2016.
  • Yupeng Zhang, Jonathan Katz and Charalampos Papamanthou, "IntegriDB: Verifiable SQL for Outsourced Databases". In Proceeding of the 2015 ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS), 2015.