Chenghong Wang

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Chenghong Wang

CS Ph.D. Student
Department of Computer Science
Duke University

308 Research Dr.
Durham, NC, 27708


Short Bio

I am a third-year Ph.D. student in Department of Computer Science at Duke University and I am fortunate to be advised by Prof. Ashwin Machanavajjhala. I also work very closely with Prof. Kartik Nayak. My research interests lie in the area of statistical privacy, applied cryptography and database.


  • Aug-31-20 Our paper(with Kartik, and Ashwin) “Secure Outsourced Growing Database withDifferentially Private Record Update” has accepted by TPDP2021.

  • Apr-20-20 We have launched an inovative project Poirot targeting for providing secure and private contact tracing related to COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Dec-19-19 Our work Crypt\(\epsilon\) has selected as Spotilight research to be presented at PriML@NeurIPS19

  • Nov-19-19 Our paper(with Amrita, Xi, Ashwin and Somesh) “Crypt\(\epsilon\): Crypto-Assisted Differential Privacy on Untrusted Server” has accepted by SIGMOD20.

  • Oct-19-19 I passed my Research Initial Project exam today, a big milestone for Duke Ph.D. students.

  • Sept-18-18 I've joined Duke as a Ph.D. student in Computer Science.

  • May-18-18 I am joining Prof. Shoucheng Zhang's Lab in Physics Department, Stanford University as a research scholar starting from May 2018