Simin Chen

Simin Chen

Ph.D. Candidate of Computer Science

The University of Texas at Dallas


I am a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). I am fortunate to be advised by Prof.Wei Yang and Prof.Cong Liu. Before joining UTD, I received my master degree from Tongji University in May 2018. My research interest lies in machine learning, computer security, and program analysis.

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  • Machine Learning
  • Computer Security
  • Software Engineering
  • Ph.D. Candidate, 2019 - Now

    The University of Texas at Dallas

  • Master, 2015 - 2018

    Tongji University

  • Bachelor, 2011 - 2015

    Tongji University


(2022). NMTSloth: Understanding and Testing Efficiency Degradation of Neural Machine Translation Systems. In ESEC/FSE 2022.

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(2022). Learning to Reverse DNNs from AI Programs Automatically. In IJCAI 2022.


(2022). NICGSlowDown: Evaluating the Efficiency Robustness of Neural Caption Generation Models. In CVPR 2022.

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(2020). DENAS: automated rule generation by knowledge extraction from neural networks. In ESEC/FSE 2020.

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Research Assistant
NEC Laboratories America
Jan 2020 – May 2020 New Jersey
Apply ML techniques for program analysis.
Research Assistant
Microsoft Research
May 2021 – Jul 2020 Seattle
Evaluate the model leakage risk of on-device DNNs.