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.


Peng Di, Jianguo Li, Hang Yu, Wei Jiang, Wenting Cai, Yang Cao, Chaoyu Chen, Dajun Chen, Hongwei Chen, Liang Chen, Gang Fan, Jie Gong, Zi Gong, Wen Hu, Tingting Guo, Zhichao Lei, Ting Li, Zheng Li, Ming Liang, Cong Liao, Bingchang Liu, Jiachen Liu, Zhiwei Liu, Shaojun Lu, Min Shen, Guangpei Wang, Huan Wang, Zhi Wang, Zhaogui Xu, Jiawei Yang, Qing Ye, Gehao Zhang, Yu Zhang, Zelin Zhao, Xunjin Zheng, Hailian Zhou, Lifu Zhu, Xianying Zhu
DCLink: Bridging Data Constraint Changes and Implementations in FinTech Systems
Wensheng Tang, Chengpeng Wang, Peisen Yao, Rongxin Wu, Xianjin Fu, Gang Fan, Charles Zhang
Synthesizing Conjunctive Queries for Code Search
Chengpeng Wang, Peisen Yao, Wensheng Tang, Gang Fan, Charles Zhang
Verifying Data Constraint Equivalence in FinTech Systems
Chengpeng Wang, Gang Fan, Peisen Yao, Fuxiong Pan, Charles Zhang
Accelerating Build Dependency Error Detection via Virtual Build
Rongxin Wu, Minglei Chen, Chengpeng Wang, Gang Fan, Jiguang Qiu, Charles Zhang
Transcode: Detecting Status Code Mapping Errors in Large-Scale Systems
Wensheng Tang, Yikun Hu, Gang Fan, Peisen Yao, Rongxin Wu, Guangyuan Bai, Pengcheng Wang and Charles Zhang
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.