Congratulations to Dr. Zhi Wang for winning the 2018-2019 competition of the Developing Scholar Award. The Developing Scholar Awards are given to mid-career, associate professor level faculty to support their research programs.

Dr. Zhi Wang received his Ph.D in computer science from North Carolina State University in 2012, and his M.S and B.S from Xi’an Jiaotong University in 2002 and 1999, respectively. He joined the Department of Computer Science at Florida State University as an assistant professor in 2012 and was promoted to associate professor with tenure in Fall 2018. His research interest focuses on systems security and has prolifically published papers in top systems and security conferences, including IEEE S&P, ACM CCS, USENIX Security, and NDSS, USENIX ATC, and EuroSys. Dr. Wang is a recipient of the NSF CAREER award (2015).