Mathias Payer

Registered user since Sat 12 Jul 2014

Name: Mathias Payer

Bio: Mathias Payer is a security researcher and an assistant professor in computer science at Purdue university, leading the HexHive group. He is interested in system and software security. His research focuses on protecting applications in the presence of vulnerabilities, with a focus on memory corruption, control-flow hijacking, and type confusion. Before joining Purdue in 2014, he spent two years as PostDoc in Dawn Song’s BitBlaze group at UC Berkeley. He graduated from ETH Zurich with a Dr. sc. ETH in 2012. In 2014, he founded the b01lers Purdue CTF team. All implementation prototypes from his group are open-source.

Country: United States

Affiliation: Purdue University

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Research interests: system security, runtime systems, secure compilation, binary translation, virtualization


PriSC 2019Committee Member in Program Committee within the PriSC 2019-track
WoSSCA 2018Co-chair in Organizing Committee within the WoSSCA 2018-track
PriSC 2018Author of Challenges For Compiler-backed Security: From Sanitizer to Mitigation (Invited Talk) within the PriSC 2018-track
CC 2017Author of A Unified Binary Analysis Framework to Recover CFGs and Function Boundaries within the Research Papers-track
VEE 2017Author of One Process to Reap Them All: Garbage Collection As A Service within the Session 5-track
ISMM 2015Author of Don't race the memory bus: Taming the GC leadfoot within the Research Papers-track
PLDI 2015Committee Member in External Review Committee within the Research Papers-track