Jiawei "Tyler" Gu

PhD student, Computer Science, University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign

E-mail: jiaweig3 at illinois dot edu





I am a Computer Science PhD student at UIUC, advised by Tianyin Xu.

I am generally interested in Systems, in particular, Distributed System and Operating Systems.

I received my B.S. Computer Science from University of Wisconsin-Madison. During my undergraduate time, I was an undergrad Research Assitant in Paradyn Tools Project group at UW-Madison, advised by Prof. Barton Miller. I also worked with Prof. Earlence Fernandes.


April 2020-July 2021

Undergraduate Research Assistant, Paradyn Group
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Develop Self-Propelled Instrumentation engine which is capable of instrumenting before and after function calls. Design trace generation using Self-Propelled Instrumentation engine. Develop visualization method for program traces in order to support recent Vulnerability Assessment.

July 2020-March 2021

Undergraduate Research Assistant, Security & Privacy Group
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Explore physical robust Adversarial Machine Learning attacks on real-world commercial ADAS (Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems). Further than the previous Robust Physical Perturbations attack, properties of control systems such as Kalman Filter are considered.

February 2020-May 2020

Peer Mentor, Intro to Operating System
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Undergraduate TA position. Hold Office Hours to help students on concepts in Operating System. Help students who are stuck on their course projects.