Hofstra University - Department of Computer Science

CS Department Welcomes Two New Faculty Members


The Department of Computer Science is glad to announce two new hires from its faculty search efforts during the 2007-2008 academic year. Drs. Habib Ammari and Xiang Fu will join the department as tenure-track faculty this fall.
Dr. Habib Ammari

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Dr. Xiang Fu

Dr. Xiang Fu earned a B.S. in Computer Science from Fudan University in 1999 and a Ph.D. in Computer Science at University of California, Santa Barbara in 2004. From 2004 to 2008, he was an assistant professor with the School of Computer and Information Sciences, Georgia Southwestern State University. At present, he is an assistant professor in the department of Computer Science, Hofstra University.

Dr. Fu's research lies in the general area of software engineering, with an emphasis on automated verification and testing. His work appeared in renowned journals such as Theoretical Computer Science, IEEE Transactions of Software Engineering, and IEEE Internet Computing. He also publishes in top software engineering and Web engineering conferences such as Computer Aided Verification (CAV), International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis (ISSTA), International World Wide Web Conference (WWW). Recently his research interests have broadened to computer security. He is currently investigating the use of static analysis techniques, e.g., symbolic execution, to assuring security of software systems.