Hengcheng Zhu


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Room 3663, 3/F (Lifts 31/32), Academic Building,
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology,
Clear Water Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong

I am a PhD student at the CSE department of HKUST, under the supervision of Prof. Shing-Chi Cheung in CASTLE research group. I obtained my B.Eng. degree at SUSTech in 2020. My research interest is related to software engineering. Currently, I am working on research projects in software testing.


  • The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology: Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering, Since Aug. 2020
  • Southern University of Science and Technology: B.Eng. in Computer Science and Technology, Sep. 2016 - Jun. 2020


* denotes corresponding author, # denotes equal contribution

Honors and awards

  • Postgraduate studentship, HKUST, 2020 - 2024
  • Distinguished UG thesis, SUSTech, Jun., 2020
  • Outstanding graduate, SUSTech, May, 2020
  • Annual outstanding students scholarship, Third Class, SUSTech, Oct. 2017, 2018, and 2019
  • Outstanding teaching assistant, CSE department, SUSTech, Jan. and Jul. 2019
  • Outstanding freshmen scholarship, Third Class, SUSTech, Oct. 2016


  • Co-reviewer, The 36th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering (ASE 2021 Research track)
  • Co-reviewer, Journal of Software: Evolution and Process (JSME) in 2021
  • Co-reviewer, Empirical Software Engineering (EMSE) in 2020 and 2021
  • Co-reviewer, The 36th ACM SIGAPP Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC 2021 SE track)
  • Co-reviewer, Journal of Software (JOS-CN) in 2020
  • Student volunteer, The 28th ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis (ISSTA 2019)


I worked as a teaching assistant in the following courses at HKUST.

  • COMP 3021 Java Programming (Fall 2021-22)
  • COMP 2012 Object-Oriented Programming and Data Structures (Spring 2020-21)

I worked as a teaching assistant in the following courses at SUSTech.

  • CS102A Introduction to Computer Programming (A) (Java, Spring 2018, 2019 and 2020)
  • CS309 Object Oriented Analysis and Design (Fall 2019)
  • CS307 Database Principal (Spring 2019)
  • CS205 C/C++ Programming Language (Fall 2018)
  • CS102B Introduction to Computer Programming (B) (Java, Fall 2018)
  • CS101B Introduction to Computer Science (B) (Fall 2017)

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