Professor of Practice in Computer Science
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Lihua Xu is a Professor of Practice in Computer Science at NYU Shanghai. She received both her Masters and PhD degree in computer science from the University of California, Irvine. Her research interests are in software engineering and mobile security, with a focus on improving software quality via program analysis. She has published in top-tier venues such as ICSE, FSE, ASE, CCS, and MobiCom. Her recent work in software analysis received the 2018 ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award. She is a recipient of the “Best New Investigator” award at the 2006 Grace Hopper Women in Computing conference.