Dongpeng Xu

Phone: (603) 862-1781
Office: Computer Science, Kingsbury Hall, Durham, NH 03824
Dongpeng Xu

I'm an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of New Hampshire. I received my Ph.D. in Information Sciences and Technology at the Pennsylvania State University. My research interest is cybersecurity. I am interested in software security, especially program analysis on binary code, malware analysis and detection, program protection, software testing, program similarity analysis, and model checking.


  • Ph.D., Information Sciences & Technology, Pennsylvania State University
  • MENGR, Software Engineering, University of Science and Technology
  • B.E., Fashion Design and Engineering, Jilin University

Research Interests

  • Computer/Data/Network Security
  • Cyber Security

Courses Taught

  • CS 727/827: Computer Security
  • CS 780/880: Top/Intro to Comp Security
  • CS 927: Software Security Analysis
  • CS 980: Top/Cyber Security
  • CS 999: Doctoral Research

Selected Publications

Li, W., Xu, D., Wu, W., Gong, X., Xiang, X., Wang, Y., . . . Zeng, Q. (2019). Memory access integrity: detecting fine-grained memory access errors in binary code. Cybersecurity, 2(1). doi:10.1186/s42400-019-0035-x

Ming, J., Xu, D., & Wu, D. (2017). MalwareHunt: semantics-based malware diffing speedup by normalized basic block memoization. JOURNAL OF COMPUTER VIROLOGY AND HACKING TECHNIQUES, 13(3), 167-178. doi:10.1007/s11416-016-0279-x

Most Cited Publications