Michelle Wong

Software engineer in computer security

Google
Team: Mobile Threat Analysis Platform
Toronto, Canada

E-mail: michelley.wong[at]mail.utoronto.ca

Education

PhD
Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Toronto (2015 - 2020)

Master of Applied Science (M.A.Sc.)
Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Toronto (2012 - 2015)

Honours Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.) in Engineering Science
Major in Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Toronto (2007 - 2012), Class of 1T1+PEY

Research

Targeted Security Analysis of Android Applications with Hybrid Program Analysis
Michelle Y. Wong
Advisor: Professor David Lie
PhD dissertation, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, 2021.  [dissertation]

Tackling runtime-based obfuscation in Android with TIRO
Michelle Y. Wong and David Lie
In Proceedings of the 27th Usenix Security Symposium, Baltimore, MD, August 2018.  [paper, slides, code]

Towards Dynamic Transparency: The AppTrans (Transparency for Android Applications) Project
Lisa M. Austin, David Lie, Peter Yi Ping Sun, Robin Spilette, Michelle Wong and Mariana D’Angelo
Available at SSRN 3203601, June 2018.  [report]

IntelliDroid: A Targeted Input Generator for the Dynamic Analysis of Android Malware
Michelle Y. Wong and David Lie
In Proceedings of the 2016 Network and Distributed System Security Symposium (NDSS), San Diego, CA, February 2016.  [paper, slides, code]

Targeted Dynamic Analysis for Android Malware
Michelle Y. Wong
Advisor: Professor David Lie
M.A.Sc. thesis, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto, 2015.  [thesis]

Work

Google
Software Engineer (Aug 2020 - present)

Google
Software Engineering Intern, PhD (May - Aug 2017)

Apple
Apple Intern - Mac OS X Software (June - Aug 2013)

Research in Motion / BlackBerry
Junior Software Developer, Intern (May - Sept 2012)
Application Developer, Intern (May 2010 - Sept 2011)

Teaching Assistant

ECE 1776 - Computer Security, Cryptography and Privacy (2014-2019)
ECE 568 - Computer Security (2015-2019)
ECE 540 - Optimizing Compilers (2014)
ECE 454 - Computer Systems Programming (2013, 2017)
ECE 353 - Systems Software / Operating Systems (2013-2014)
ECE 385 - Microprocessor Systems (2012)