Career Profile

Gang Fan is a staff software engineer at Ant Financial Services Group. Before this, he obtained his Ph.D. degree in 2020, under the supervision of Charles Zhang and received his master’s degree at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

His main area of research is programming languages, static analysis, and testing. He is current research mainly focuses on solving memory safety problems in industry-sized projects. His industry experiences mostly come from Baidu, Tencent, Vlintech, and Sourcebrella, where he is also a co-founder.


Gang Fan, Chengpeng Wang, Rongxin Wu, Xiao Xiao, Qingkai Shi and Charles Zhang
ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award
ACM Artifacts Evaluated REUSABLE Award
Gang Fan, Rongxin Wu, Qingkai Shi, Xiao Xiao, Jinguo Zhou, and Charles Zhang
ACM Artifacts Evaluated Functional Award
Qingkai Shi, Xiao Xiao, Rongxin Wu, Jinguo Zhou, Gang Fan, and Charles Zhang
NASAC 2016 Research Prototype First Class Award
Xiao Xiao, Gang Fan, Jinguo Zhou, Qingkai Shi, and Charles Zhang


Some Awards.

2017 The first fifteen in GMIC G-Startup Entrepreneur Competition

2016 Baidu First-Class Intern Award

2010 Tencent Campus Star

2009 Kwang-Hua Scholarship for excellent students

2009 First-Class Scholarship for excellent students of DUT


Staff Software Engineer

2020 - Present
Ant Financial Services Group

Co-Founder & Software Engineer

2016 - 2020
Shenzhen Qianhai Sourcebrella Inc.

Internship in Baidu

2016 - 2018
Baidu, Shenzhen

In Baidu, I helped integrate static analysis into the code review workflow.

Software Engineer

2012 - 2012
Vlintech, Shanghai

In Vlin, we built a smarthome system.

iOS Developer

2010 - 2011
Xiaohe Tech, Shenzhen

We published several top-ranking iOS apps.