Chao Wang is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at University of Southern California (USC). His area of expertise is software engineering. He develops techniques for principled design of systems to improve safety and security. He published a book and more than eighty papers. He served on the program committees of many conferences; currently, he is an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering.
His work won many awards, including a Young Investigator award (2013) from the U.S. Office of Naval Research (ONR), a CAREER award (2012) from the National Science Foundation (NSF), two ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper awards (2018 and 2010), an FMCAD Best Paper award (2013), and a Best Journal Paper of the Year award (2008) from ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems.