Assistant Professor
Computer Science

3079 Kelley Engineering Center
Corvallis, OR 97331-5501
(541) 737-2215
(541) 737-1300


  • Ph.D., Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, Aug 2017 
  • M.S., Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology, Aug 2016
  • B.S., Computer Science, KAIST, Feb 2010


Yeongjin Jang is an Assistant Professor in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) at Oregon State University. His research focuses on computer systems security, especially for identifying and analyzing emerging attacks to computer systems for building more secure systems.

In addition to the academic works, he participates capture-the-flag (CTF) contests. He received the Black Badge from DEF CON, as the winner (team DEFKOR) of DEF CON 23 CTF (2015) and the winner (team DEFKOR00t) of DEF CON 26 CTF (2018). He was also was one of the finalists (team Disekt) at the DARPA Cyber Grand Challenge final event in 2016.

Research Group(s)

Research Interests

Designing secure systems, trustworthy computing, vulnerability discovery and analysis, developing exploit primitives, jailbreaking, side-channel attack, autonomous cyber attack and defense, malware, and anything related to security and privacy.