Dr. Wang's researches innovative methods to improve database management, with a focus on database security and data privacy.

Her research has addressed various aspects of data security and privacy, including privacy-preserving data publishing, security of outsourced databases, and secure data management in wireless networks. She is also interested in semi-structured databases, data mining, and data management on networks.

Her work with the Center for the Advancement of Secure Systems and Information Assurance (CASSIA) helps pioneer new technologies for useable, secure systems with high assurance.