• 2020-07: SecOption accepted on Sigcomm’20 as poster
  • 2020-05: NFV Survey published on Internet Computing
  • 2020-05: Won Outstanding Teaching Assistant award
  • 2020-04: I officially became a Ph.D. candidate
  • 2019-06: CellScope accepted on Sigcomm’19 as poster
  • 2019-06: SDNKeeper published on Computer Networks
  • Ph.D. Student    Computer Science
    Northwestern University
    2017 – (2022)
    Advisor Prof. Yan Chen
    Area: Networked System, Cloud Networking
    Sep. 2017 – Present

  • Research Intern    Computer Science Lab
    SRI International
    Jun. 2020 – Sep. 2020
    Advisor Dr. Vinod Yegneswaran, Principal Scientist

  • Master in    Computer Science
    Xi’an Jiaotong University
    2014 – 2017
    Rank 1st / 89     GPA 3.81 / 4.0      Average 92.7
    Advisor Prof. Chengchen Hu
    Advisor Prof. Qinbao Song
    Area: Software Defined Networking (SDN)
    Area: Unsupervised Feature Selection, Clustering
    Feb. 2016 – July 2017
    Sep. 2014 – Oct. 2015

  • B. E.    Software Engineering
    Xi’an Jiaotong University
    2010 – 2014
    Rank 1st / 78     GPA 3.94 / 4.0      Average 92.4 (in Junior & Senior)
Jun. 2018
Oct. 2017
May. 2017
Aug. 2020
Aug. 2019
Jan. 2020
Jun. 2019
Feb. 2019
  • Peter and Adrienne Barris Outstanding Teaching Assistant
    Computer Science Department, Northwestern University
  • Graduate (Cadre) with Honor
    Xi’an Jiaotong University
  • Execllent Postgraduate Student Leader Award
    Xi’an Jiaotong University
2015, 2016
  • Graduate with Honor
    Xi’an Jiaotong University
  • Excellent Student Award
    Xi’an Jiaotong University, (Execellent Student Model Nominating in 2013, 16 / 12000)
2011, 2012 and 2013
  • Google Excellent Scholarship
    Awarded to only 3 students from each of top 20 universities in China
  • Bronz Medal in ACM-ICPC
    37th,38th and 39th Asia Regional Contest
2012, 2013 and 2014
  • Software-Defined Network (SDN) Research
    at Advanced Networking System Group (ANTS)
Feb. 2016 – Jun. 2017
Proposed a policy to reduce the control channel bandwidth consumption up to 80%
Implemented in Floodlight controller under OpenFlow protocol
Evaluated in Open vSwitch and Hardware OpenFlow Switch on real trace
Drafted the whole paper and accepted by ICNP’18 as first student author

  • ONetSwitch Optimization
    an OpenFlow white-box Switch with Xilinx FPGA
Jan. 2017 – July 2017
Implemented the switch-controller communication module (under OpenFlow)
Currently working on transplanting and deploying OVS to ONetSwitch

Apr. 2015 – Jun. 2015
A Data Mining Competition focus on Taobao trading data, held by Alibaba Comp.
Built a Logistic Regression model with Feature Selection under one month Taobao trading data
To predict the trading data on the first day of next month, by R, with Liming Lei, Jun Zhu

  • Research Assistant (RA)
    Unsupervised Feature Selection
Sep. 2014 – Oct. 2015
Proposed an clustering-based Unsupervised Feature Selection and implemented in Weka
Evaluated between algorithms from 2002 to 2014 in UCI data sets
It can eliminate redundant features in unlabeled data sets with high or equal performance in next step training.

Nov. 2013 – Feb. 2014
Designed and developed an outsourcing project with Langying Edu. and McGraw-Hill
I was recommended to lead this project by my Java Web teacher Yuan Shen
Our team finished the first version of this project in four mounths except the art work
Now the project has been put into commercial operation
  • Teaching Assistant (TA) in Computer Programming (C++)
    Designed Online Judge Programming quizzes
Sep. 2016 – Dec. 2016

  • Intern Game developer
    JoyYou, Shanghai, China
Feb. 2014 – Apr. 2014
Studied Cocos2d-Html5 and made a game similar to Arkanoid and a Flight
Studied Unity3d and made a demo game in Android to teach infants learning Words
I worked in Blood Anime Fighter group
This game was published in AppStore and became the top one in payment list in China, Apr. 2015

  • Official Web Site
    Chungying College, Xi’an Jiaotong University
    As Project Manager & Chief Programmer
I Developed and improved Study part of this official web site of my college
By Java EE and Bootstrap

  • Pro-owned Textbooks Trading Platform
    Nation Undergraduate Research Innovation (NURI) Fund
    As Cheif Programmer
2012 – 2013
Four students and I applied the NURI Fund in my sophomore year
We developed a Java web system aiming to sell pre-woned textbooks on our campus
My team got about 30,000 RMB support in this project
Acitvity & Volunteer
  • Student President of Dept.
    Department of Computer Science and Technology
Sep. 2014 – June 2017
  • Chair
    The ACM-ICPC Club of Xi’an Jiaotong University
Sep. 2013 – July 2014
  • Student Councilor
    The Student Congress of Chungying College, Xi’an Jiaotong University
2013 – 2014
  • Science and Education Minister
    Student Union of Xi’an Jiaotong University
Sep. 2011 – July 2012

  • Co-Founder & the 2nd Store Manager of Bingo Cafe
    Owned and Operated by Students only
Dec. 2010 – Oct. 2013
  • Top 16 in Table Tennis (Ping-Pong Ball)
    of Xi’an Jiaotong University Championship
  • Software Engineer
    National Computer Technology and Software Professional Test
  • Software Testing Engineer
    National Computer Rank Examination, 4th Level (Top Level)