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Yu Hua




Brief Biography

Dr.Yu Hua was Postdoc Research Associate in McGill University (worked briefly) advised by Prof.Xue Liu (Canadian CACS/AIC Outstanding Young Computer Science Researcher Awards) and Postdoc Research Fellow in University of Nebraska-Lincoln, co-advised by Prof.Hong Jiang (IEEE Fellow, NSF Program Director in CISE/CCF) and Prof.Xue Liu, in 2010-2011. He was Research Assistant in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, advised by Prof.Bin Xiao, in 2006, and Intern Student in Bell Labs Research China, advised by Dr. Yong Wang and Dr. Fang Liu, in 2003. He obtained his B.E and Ph.D degrees from Wuhan University, respectively in 2001 and 2005. He publishes more than 60 papers in major journals and conferences, including IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), USENIX ATC, USENIX FAST, INFOCOM, SC and ICDCS. He serves for multiple international conferences and journals, such as INFOCOM, RTSS, ICDCS, ICPP, IWQoS. He is a senior member of IEEE and CCF, and a member of ACMUSENIX,  CCF YOCSEFChinaSys and CCF@U.  

Our work (SmartStore) is well-recognized as one of the First spatial indexes for metadata in storage systems by the Best Short Paper in SYSTOR 2013 (in cooperation with ACM, USENIX) and reported by CSE Bits & Bytes. NEST is also reported by WNLO News. Our work in "Correlation-aware Multi-dimensional Metadata Schemes in Storage Systems" is approved as Excellence by the Recognition Committee of Chinese Institute of Electronics, Jan. 2014. Our work receives the Best Demo Award in CCF CNCC (China National Computer Congress), 2013. We release three source codes in GitBub, includinLSBFNEST and E-STORE. 


Google Scholar Profile


News:

  • I am invited as the Program Committee Member in IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), 2015. RTSS is the premier conference in the area of real-time systems.

  • Our paper "Real-time Semantic Search using Approximate Methodology for Large-scale Storage Systems" is accepted by IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS).

  • Our paper "Smart Hashing based Queries in the Cloud" is accepted by IWQoS 2015 as a full paper (the premier venue on Quality of Service research) in conjunction with ACM FCRC 2015.

  • Qiuyu Li and Pengfei Zuo received the Awards of Excellent B.E. Thesis in Hubei Province (湖北省优秀学士学位论文). Congratulations.

  • I am invited as the External Thesis Examiner of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2015.

  • I am invited as the short-term Research Associate in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 2015.

  • We host the DragonStar Program "Storage System Design in Big Data" (龙星计划课程之面向大数据的存储系统设计)on July 13-17, 2015. Welcome to join us and submit your application form.

  • Our paper "Make Smartphones Last A Day: Pre-processing Based Computer Vision Application Offloading" is accepted by IEEE SECON 2015. Congratulations to Jiwei.

  • I am invited to serve as Program Committee Member in the 35th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2016.

  • Our paper "Reducing Fragmentation for In-line Deduplication Backup Storage via Exploiting Backup History and Cache Knowledge" is accepted by IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS). Congratulations to Min.

  • I am invited to serve as the Session Chair of the session "Demand Response in Smart Grids" in IEEE INFOCOM 2015.

  • I am invited to serve as the Editor in Journal of Communications and Networks.

  • We release the source codes of LSBF and NEST in GitHub.

  • Our work "E-STORE: An Energy-constrained Smartphone Storage for Near Real-time Disaster Image Sharing" is accepted by USENIX FAST 2015 as a poster. Congratulations to Pengfei for his debut work.

  • I serve as the Program Committee Member in the 35th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), 2015

  • Our paper "Design Tradeoffs for Data Deduplication Performance in Backup Workloads" is accepted by USENIX FAST 2015. Congratulations to Min.

  • I serve as the Associate Editor in Frontiers of Computer Science.

  • I serve as the Publicity Co-chair in The 4th IEEE Non-Volatile Memory System and Applications Symposium (NVMSA 2015). Please consider to submit your work and attend NVMSA 2015.

  • Our paper "SmartEye: Real-time and Efficient Cloud Image Sharing for Disaster Environments" is accepted by IEEE INFOCOM 2015.

  • I am selected as the member of CCF High-Performance Computing Committee (中国计算机学会高性能计算专业委员会), 2014

  • Linqian Wu and Zhou Feng received Micron Excellent Graduate Scholarship (美光优秀研究生奖学金), 2014. Congratulations.

  • Our paper "The Design and Implementation of Locality-aware Approximate Queries in Hybrid Storage Systems" is accepted by IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS).

  • Zhenhua Nie and Rongyu Lai received the Graduate National Scholarship (研究生国家奖学金), 2014. Congratulations.

  • I am invited to attend the Future of Supercomputing at the First Annual Seagate HPC Group Meeting, Nov. 2014.

  • I am selected as the Young Science Dawning Scholar in Hubei Province (湖北省青年科技晨光人才计划项目), 2014.

  • I serve as the Program Co-chair in IEEE INFOCOM 2015 Workshop of Software-Defined Data Communications and Storage (SDDCS) 2015. Please consider to submit your work and attend SDDCS 2015.

  • I am invited to the first MathWorks Asian Research Faculty Summit, November 2014.

  • I serve as the TPC member of the 44th International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP), 2015.

  • Our alumni, Tao Lu, received the Best Student Paper Award in IEEE NAS 2014. Congratulations to Tao.

  • I  am invited to give a talk in Young Scientists Forum in the 20th National Conference of Information Storage (NCIS), Sep.2014.

  • I am invited to give a talk, titled "Non-volatile Storage Support for Data Deduplication", in NVMSA 2014, in conjunction with RTCSA 2014.

  • Our paper "FAST: Near Real-time Searchable Data Analytics for the Cloud" is accepted by SC 2014.

  • I am invited to give a talk, titled "Smart Deduplication and Compression in Mobile Clouds", in IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC), October 2014.

  • Our paper "Accelerating Restore and Garbage Collection in Deduplication-based Backup Systems via Exploiting Historical Information" is accepted by USENIX ATC 2014 (Acceptance rate: 14.9%). Congratulations to Min.

  • I am invited as the corresponding Member of CCF Academic Committee (中国计算机学会学术工作委员会), 2014.

  • Our paper "Cooperative and Efficient Real-time Scheduling for Automotive Communications" is accepted by ICDCS 2014. (Acceptance rate: 13%)

  • I serve as the Session Chair of "Data center networking 1" and "Performance analysis and modeling 3" in INFOCOM 2014.

  • I serve as the Technical Program Committee (TPC) Member of IEEE/ACM IWQoS 2014.

  • I serve as the Program Committee Member in the 33rd IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2014.


Recent Teaching:

Data Storage and Management in Internet of Things, 2011-2015

Big Data Technology, 2013 (invited talk)

Computer Network Management, 2012

Applications of the Internet, 2012

Member of Teaching Steering Committee for School of Engineering Sciences in HUST, Sep. 2014-Aug. 2017.

PI: Data Storage and Management in Internet of Things, The 5th Excellent Book Project in HUST, Nov, 2011-Nov, 2014.


Research Interests

Large-scale Storage Systems (Metadata management, Deduplication, Storage class memory, Data analytics)

Data Center Networks (Energy efficiency, Cost-effective queries)

Cyber-Physical Systems (Memristor, AFDX, FlexRay)


Selected Publications

Journals:

Yu Hua, Hong Jiang, Dan Feng, "Real-time Semantic Search using Approximate Methodology for Large-scale Storage Systems", Accepted and to appear in IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS).

Yu Hua, Bin XiaoXue Liu, Dan Feng, "The Design and Implementations of Locality-aware Approximate Queries in Hybrid Storage Systems", Accepted and to appear in IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS).

Min Fu, Dan Feng, Yu Hua, Xubin He, Zuoning Chen, Jingning Liu, Wen Xia, Fangting Huang, Qing Liu, "Reducing Fragmentation for In-line Deduplication Backup Storage via Exploiting Backup History and Cache Knowledge", Accepted and to appear in IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS).

Wen Xia, Hong Jiang, Dan Feng, Yu Hua, "Similarity and Locality based Indexing for High Performance Data Deduplication", IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), Vol.64, No.4, April 2015, pages: 1162-1176.

Jinjun Liu, Dan Feng, Yu Hua, Bin Peng, Zhenhua Nie, "Using Provenance to Efficiently Improve Metadata Searching Performance in Storage Systems", Accepted and to appear in Future Generation Computer Systems (FGCS).

Yu Hua, Xue LiuWenbo He, Dan Feng, "Design and Implementation of Holistic Scheduling and Efficient Storage for FlexRay", IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol.25, No.10, October 2014, pages: 2529-2539.

Yu Hua, Xue LiuHong Jiang, "ANTELOPE: A Semantic-aware Data Cube Scheme for Cloud Data Center Networks", IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), Vol.63, No.9, September 2014, pages: 2146-2159.

Yu Hua, Hong JiangYifeng Zhu, Dan Feng, Lei Xu, "SANE: Semantic-Aware Namespace in Ultra-large-scale File Systems", IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol.25, No.5, May 2014, pages:1328-1338.

Nan Zhu, Xue LiuJie Liu, Yu Hua, "Towards A Cost-Efficient MapReduce: Mitigating Power Peaks for Hadoop Clusters", Tsinghua Science and Technology (TST), Volume 19, Issue 1, Feb. 2014, pages: 24-32. (Selected as the Spotlight Paper)

Yu Hua, Xue Liu, Dan Feng, "Data Similarity-aware Computation Infrastructure for the Cloud", IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), Vol.63, No.1, January 2014, pages: 3-16.

Yu Hua, Xue Liu, "Scheduling Heterogeneous Flows with Delay-aware Deduplication for Avionics Applications", IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol. 23, No. 9, September 2012, pages: 1790-1802.

Yu Hua, Bin XiaoBharadwaj Veeravalli, Dan Feng. "Locality-Sensitive Bloom Filter for Approximate Membership Query", IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), Vol. 61, No. 6, June 2012, pages: 817-830. (Download Source Codes and Manual)

Yu Hua, Hong JiangYifeng Zhu, Dan Feng, Lei Tian. "Semantic-Aware Metadata Organization Paradigm in Next-Generation File Systems", IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol.23, No. 2, February 2012, pages: 337-344.

Yu Hua, Yifeng ZhuHong Jiang, Dan Feng, Lei Tian. “Supporting Scalable and Adaptive Metadata Management in Ultra Large-scale File Systems”, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol.22, No.4, April 2011, pages: 580-593.

Bin Xiao, Yu Hua. “Using Parallel Bloom Filters for Multi-attribute Representation on Network Services”, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), Vol.21, No.1, January 2010, pages: 20-32.

Yu Hua, Bin XiaoJianping Wang. “BR-tree: A Scalable Prototype for Supporting Multiple Queries of Multidimensional Data”, IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), Vol.58, No.12, 2009, pages: 1585-1598.

Conferences:

Yu Hua, "Smart Hashing based Queries in the Cloud", Accepted and to appear in the Proceedings of IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Quality of Service (IWQoS), 2015. (Acceptance rate: 20/89=22.5% as Full Paper, in conjunction with ACM FCRC 2015)

Jiwei Li, Zhe Peng, Bin Xiao, Yu Hua, "Make Smartphones Last A Day: Pre-processing Based Computer Vision Application Offloading", Accepted and to appear in theProceedings of the Twelfth Annual IEEE International Conference on Sensing, Communication, and Networking (SECON), 2015.

Yu Hua, Wenbo He,  Xue Liu, Dan Feng, "SmartEye: Real-time and Efficient Cloud Image Sharing for Disaster Environments", Accepted and to appear in thProceedings of the 34th IEEE International Conference on  Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2015. (Acceptance rate: 316/1640=19%)

Min Fu, Dan Feng, Yu Hua, Xubin He, Zuoning Chen, Wen Xia, Yucheng Zhang, Yujuan Tan, "Design Tradeoffs for Data Deduplication Performance in Backup Workloads", Proceedings of  the 13th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST), February 2015, pages:331-344. (Acceptance rate: 28/130=21.5%)

Yu Hua, Hong Jiang, Dan Feng, "FAST: Near Real-time Searchable Data Analytics for the Cloud", Proceedings of the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC), November 2014, Pages: 754-765. (Acceptance rate: 82/394=20.8%)

Yu Hua, Lei RaoXue Liu, Dan Feng, "Cooperative and Efficient Real-time Scheduling for Automotive Communications", Proceedings of the 34th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), 2014, pages:134-143. (Acceptance rate: 66/500=13%)

Min Fu, Dan Feng, Yu Hua, Xubin He, Zuoning Chen, Wen Xia, Fangting Huang, Qing Liu, "Accelerating Restore and Garbage Collection in Deduplication-based Backup Systems via Exploiting Historical Information", Proceedings of USENIX Annual Technical Conference (USENIX ATC), June 2014, pages: 181-192. (Acceptance rate: 36/241=14.9%).

Ying Fang, Yu Hua, Xue Liu, "Efficient End-to-End Communication Services for Mixed Criticality Avionics Systems", Proceedings of IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Quality of Service (IWQoS), 2014, pages: 66-75. (Acceptance rate: 23.8%)

Yu Hua, Dan Feng, "Needle in A Haystack: Cost-Effective Data Analytics for Real-Time Cloud Sharing", Proceedings of IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Quality of Service (IWQoS), 2014, pages: 41-49. (Acceptance rate: 23.8%)

Qiuyu Li, Yu Hua, Wenbo He, Dan Feng, Zhenhua Nie, Yuanyuan Sun, "Necklace: An Efficient Cuckoo Hashing Scheme for Cloud Storage Services", Proceedings of IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Quality of Service (IWQoS), 2014, pages: 50-55.

Yu Hua, Xue Liu, Dan Feng, "Neptune: Efficient Remote Communication Services for Cloud Backups", Proceedings of the 33rd IEEE International Conference on  Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2014, pages: 844-852. (Acceptance rate: 19.4%)

Jing Zhang, Xiangke Liao, Shanshan Li, Yu Hua, Xue Liu, Bin Lin, "Aggrecode: Constructing Route Intersection for Data Reconstruction in Erasure Coded Storage Systems", Proceedings of the 33rd IEEE International Conference on  Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2014, pages: 2139-2147. (Acceptance rate: 19.4%)

Yu Hua, Bin XiaoXue Liu, "NEST: Locality-aware Approximate Query Service for Cloud Computing", Proceedings of the 32nd IEEE International Conference on  Computer Communications (INFOCOM), April 2013, pages: 1327-1335. (Acceptance rate: 17%, Download  Source Codes and Manual)

Yu Hua, Xue Liu, Dan Feng, "MERCURY: A Scalable and Similarity-aware Scheme in Multi-level Cache Hierarchy", Proceedings of the 20th IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (MASCOTS), August 2012, pages: 371-378.

Yu Hua, Xue LiuWenbo He, "HOSA: Holistic Scheduling and Analysis for Scalable Fault-tolerant FlexRay Design", Proceedings of the 31st IEEE International Conference on  Computer Communications (INFOCOM), March 2012, pages: 1233-1241. (Acceptance rate: 18%)

Wen Xia, Hong Jiang, Dan Feng, Yu Hua, “SiLo: A Similarity-Locality based Near-Exact Deduplication Scheme with Low RAM Overhead and High Throughput,” Proceedings of USENIX Annual Technical Conference (USENIX ATC), June 2011. (Acceptance rate: 15%)

Yu Hua, Xue Liu, "Scheduling Design and Analysis for End-to-End Heterogeneous Flows in an Avionics Network", Proceedings of the 30th IEEE International Conference on  Computer Communications (INFOCOM), April 2011, pages: 2417-2425. (Acceptance rate: 16%)

Yu Hua, Hong JiangYifeng Zhu, Dan Feng, Lei Tian, "SmartStore: A New Metadata Organization Paradigm with Semantic-Awareness for Next-Generation File Systems",Proceedings of the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC), November 2009. (Acceptance rate: 22.6%)

Yu Hua, Bin Xiao, Dan Feng, Bo Yu, "Bounded LSH for Similarity Search in Peer-to-Peer File Systems", Proceedings of the 37th International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP), September 2008, pages: 644-651. (Acceptance rate: 30.8%)

Yu Hua, Yifeng ZhuHong Jiang, Dan Feng, Lei Tian, "Scalable and Adaptive Metadata Management in Ultra Large-scale File Systems", Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), June 2008, pages: 403-410. (Acceptance rate: 16%)

Work-in-Progress Reports and Posters:

Pengfei Zuo, Yu Hua, Dan Feng, Zhenhua Nie, Min Fu, Yuanyuan Sun, "E-STORE: An Energy-constrained Smartphone Storage for Near Real-time Disaster Image Sharing", Poster in the 13th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST), February, 2015.


Yu Hua, Hong Jiang, Dan Feng, Lei Tian, "FAST: Near Real-time Data Analytics for the Cloud", Proceedings of ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing (SOCC), 2013 (based on full submitted paper)

Yu Hua, Xue Liu, Dan Feng, "Smart In-Network Deduplication for Storage-aware SDN", Proceedings of ACM SIGCOMM, and ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, Volume 43, Issue 4, 2013, pages: 509-510.

Yu Hua, Hong JiangYifeng Zhu, Dan Feng, Lei Tian, "SmartStore: A New Metadata Organization Paradigm with Semantic-Awareness", Work-in-progress report and poster in the 7th USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST), February 24–27, 2009.


Current Projects:

PI: "Research on Correlation-Aware Organization Model and Key Technology in Hybrid Storage Systems", National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), No. 61173043, 2012- 2015.

PI: "Real-time Analytics and Optimization for Redundant Big Data", The Seed Project of Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics (WNLO), 2014.

Key Member: "Basic Research on Data Storage System Theory and Technology for Complex Application Environment", National Basic Research 973 Program of China, 2011-2015.


Past Projects:

PI: "Research on Multi-dimensional Metadata Structure and Fast Query Approach in Large-scale Storage System", National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), No. 60703046, 2008-2010.

PI: "Research on the Key Technology in the Semantic-aware Storage Systems for Big Data", Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (HUST), 2012-2013.

PI: "High-Quality Retrievals in Massive Storage Systems", Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (HUST), 2010-2011.


Key Member: "Research on Organization and Key Technologies of Storage Systems on the Next Generation Internet", National Basic Research 973 Program of China, 2005-2009. 
(Evaluation: Excellence; 结题评价:优秀)

Key Member: "PB-scale High-performance Massive Storage Systems and Applications", National High Technology Research and Development 863 Program of China  (国家863计划重大项目), 2009-2010.


Key Member: "Information Storage Systems and Technology", the Program for Changjiang Scholars and Innovative Research Team in University (教育部创新团队), 2008-2010. (Evaluation: Excellence; 结题评价:优秀)

Postdoc Research Fellow: "HECURA: A New Semantic-Aware Metadata Organization for Improved File-System Performance and Functionality in High-End Computing",  National Science Foundation (NSF), 2009-2013.

Collaborator: "SANE: Semantic-Aware Namespace in Exascale File Systems", National Science Foundation (NSF), 2011-2014.


Recent Professional Services (2011-)

Reviewer for Funding Agencies:

National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)

National High Technology Research and Development 863 Program of China

Panelist in National Twelfth Five-Year Science and Technology Plan 

Academic Member:

Senior Member: IEEE and CCF

Member: USENIX, ACM, ChinaSys, CCF YOCSEF, CCF Information Storage Technology Committee (中国计算机学会信息存储技术专业委员会), CCF High-Performance Computing Committee (中国计算机学会高性能计算专业委员会)

Corresponding Member: CCF Academic Committee (中国计算机学会学术工作委员会)

Lecturer: CCF@U (CCF走进高校)

Chair or PC Member for Conferences and Workshops:

2016:

Program Committee Member: The 35th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2016

2015:

Program Committee Member: IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), 2015.

Program Committee Member:  The 35th International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), 2015

Program Co-chair:  IEEE INFOCOM 2015 Workshop of Software-Defined Data Communications and Storage (SDDCS), 2015.

Session Chair: The 34th IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2015

Program Committee Member: The 44th International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP), 2015

Program Committee Member: The 4th IEEE Non-Volatile Memory System and Applications Symposium (NVMSA), 2015

Program Committee Member: The 26th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA), 2015

Program Committee Member: IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN), 2015

Program Committee Member: The 7th International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (CloudCom), 2015

Program Committee Member: The 12th IEEE International Conference on Advanced and Trusted Computing (ATC), 2015

Program Committee Member: The International Symposium on Nanoelectronics and Information Systems (iNIS), 2015

Program Committee Member: IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC), 2015

Program Committee Member: The 30th ACM/SIGAPP Symposium On Applied Computing (SAC), 2015

Program Committee Member: 2015 IEEE Region 10 Symposium (TENSYMP), 2015

Program Committee Member: The 6th International Workshop on Trust, Security and Privacy for Big Data (TrustData), 2015

Program Committee Member: 2015 International Conference on Computing and Network Communications (CoCoNet), 2015

Publicity Co-chair: The 4th IEEE Non-Volatile Memory System and Applications Symposium (NVMSA), 2015

2014:

Session Chair: The 33rd IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2014

Program Committee Member: IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Quality of Service (IWQoS), 2014

Program Committee Member: The 33rd IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2014

Program Committee Member: The 14th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid), 2014

Program Vice Chair: The IEEE International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage (NAS), 2014

Session Chair: The 14th International Conference on Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing (ICA3PP), 2014.

Program Committee Member: The 25th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA), 2014

Session Chair: IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC), 2014

Session Chair: 2014 International Conference on Smart Computing (SMARTCOMP), 2014

Session Chair: The 20th national Network and Data Communications Conference (NDCC), 2014

Session Chair: The First International Workshop on Smart Embedded Systems (SES), 2014

Session Chair: The 20th National Conference of Information Storage (NCIS), 2014

Program Committee Member: ACM International Conference on Research in Adaptive and Convergent Systems (RACS), 2014

Program Committee Member: CCF China National Computer Congress (CNCC) (中国计算机大会), 2014

Program Committee Member: The 25th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA), 2014

Program Committee Member:  The 2014 Asia-Pacific Services Computing Conference (APSCC), 2014

Program Committee Member: The 2014 International Workshop on Trust, Security and Privacy for Big Data (TrustData), 2014

Program Committee Member: IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC)- WNM and PSC, 2014

External Thesis Examiner:  The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2014

Program Committee Member: The 5th International Workshop on Networks of Cooperating Objects for Smart Cities (UBICITEC) jointly held with CPSWeek 2014

External Thesis Examiner:  The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2014

2013:

Publication/Web Chair: The 21st IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Quality of Service (IWQoS), 2013

Program Committee Member: The 42nd Annual Conference - International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP), 2013.

Program Committee Member: The 18th IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications (RTCSA), 2013

Program Committee Member: The 9th International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks (MSN), 2013

Program Committee Member: The International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing (EUC), 2013

Program Committee Member: The 4th International Workshop on Networks of Cooperating Objects for Smart Cities (CONET/UBICITEC 2013) jointly held with CPSWeek 2013

Program Committee Member: CCF China National Computer Congress (CNCC) (中国计算机大会), 2013

Program Committee Member: The 2013 International Workshop on Trust, Security and Privacy for Big Data (TrustData), 2013

Program Committee Member:  ACM International Conference on Reliable and Convergent Systems (ACM RACS), 2013

Program Committee Member: The 3rd IEEE International Symposium on Trust and Identity in Mobile Internet, Computing and Communications (TrustID), 2013

Program Committee Member: The 24th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA), 2013

2012:

Program Committee Member: The 17th IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications (RTCSA), 2012

Program Committee Member: The 23rd International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA), 2012

Program Committee Member: The 7th International Conference on Frontier of Computer Science and Technology (FCST), 2012

Program Committee Member: The 18th IEEE International Conference on Networks (ICON), 2012

Program Committee Member: ACM Research in Applied Computation Symposium (RACS), 2012

Program Committee Member: The 2nd IEEE International Symposium on Trust and Identity in Mobile Internet, Computing and Communications (TrustID), 2012

Program Committee Member: The 3rd International Workshop on Networks of Cooperating Objects (CONET), 2012

Organizing Committee Member: The 18th National Conference of Information Storage (NCIS) (全国信息存储技术学术会议),2012

2011:

Program Committee Member: The 8th International ICST Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Systems: Computing, Networking and Services (MobiQuitous), 2011

Program Committee Member: ACM Research in Applied Computation Symposium (RACS), 2011

Program Committee Member: The 6th International Conference on Frontier of Computer Science and Technology (FCST), 2011

Program Committee Member: The IEEE International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage (NAS), 2011

Program Committee Member: The 2011 IEEE International Workshop on Trust and Identity in Mobile Internet, Computing and Communications (TrustID), 2011

Publicity Chair: The 6th Intl. Workshop on Feedback Control Implementation and Design in Computing Systems & Networks (FeBID), 2011

Program Committee Member: The 22rd International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA), 2011

Reviewer:

IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC),  IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing (TCC), IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT), VLDB Journal, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (JPDC), Frontiers of Computer Science in China, Transactions on Large Scale Data and Knowledge Centered Systems (TLDKS), Information Sciences, The Computer Journal, Computer Communications, Journal of Computer Architecture, Parallel and Distributed Computing and Networks, Journal of Supercomputing (Springer), IEEE Communications Letters, Chinese Journal of Computers, Journal of Computer Research and Development, Neural Computing & Applications (Springer), Journal of Communications and Networks, Security and Communication Networks (Wiley), IEEE Systems Journal, Journal of Computer Science and Technology (JCST), ......

INFOCOM, ICDCS, RTSS, SC, GLOBECOM, ICPP, DATE, CCGrid, WASA



Invited Talk

"Smart Big Data Analytics in Large-scale Storage Systems", The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, March 2015

"Near Real-time Data Analytics: Observations and Insights", University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, November 2014.

"Large-scale Network Storage Systems", Jinan University, November 2014. See the News.

"Smart Deduplication and Compression in Mobile Clouds", IEEE/CIC International Conference on Communications in China (ICCC), October 2014.

"Approximate Data Deduplication in Storage Systems for Big Data", Young Scientists Forum in the 20th National Conference of Information Storage (NCIS), September 2014.

"Non-volatile Storage Support for Data Deduplication", in NVMSA 2014, in conjunction with RTCSA 2014, August 2014.

"Software-defined Deduplication in Networking Systems", City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, May 2014.

"Software-defined Deduplication and Compression in Remote backups",  McGill University, Montreal, Canada, May 2014.

"Data Deduplication based Cloud Backup Systems", The workshop of smart city and cloud computing by ACM (China) Conference Committee, May 2014.

"Design and Implementation of Network Storage Systems: From Cloud to SDN", McGill University, Montreal, Canada, Nov. 2013.

"Large-scale Storage Systems", The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, Nov. 2011


Open-source Software

LSBF (Locality-Sensitive Bloom Filter): Download PaperSource Codes and Manual.

NEST: Download PaperSource CodesManual and TraceData (as an example).


Awards

Advisor Awards for Excellent B.E Thesis in Hubei Province (湖北省优秀学士学位论文指导教师), 2014

Young Science Dawning Scholar in Hubei Province (湖北省青年科技晨光人才计划项目), 2014.

Advisor Awards for Excellent B.E Thesis in the University (华中科技大学优秀学士学位论文一等奖和三等奖指导教师), 2014

Award for SIGCOMM Poster by Hong Kong Pei Hua Education Foundation (香港培华教育基金会), 2013

Award for Electronics Information Science and Technology (The Second Prize) , Chinese Institute of Electronics (中国电子学会电子信息科学技术奖), 2011

Advisor Award for Excellent Master Thesis in Hubei Province (湖北省优秀硕士学位论文指导教师), 2010

Contribution Award as Publication Chair at UIC/ATC conferences, 2007
Yugang and Songxiao Scholarship for Graduate Student, Wuhan University, 2004
Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Wuhan University, 2003
Excellent Graduate Student Award, Wuhan University, 2002
Honorable Mentions in The Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM), 2000 
The First Prize of Hubei Province in China Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling (CUMCM), 1999


Patent and Software Copyright

Smart In-network Redundancy Identification for Online Multimedia Applications, 2015 (Filed, Software Copyright)

In-network deduplication scheme in software-defined networks, 2014 (Filed)

Cost-efficient smartphone-based image sharing and near-deduplication services, 2015 (Filed, Software Copyright)

Provenance-aware video sharing services in cloud storage systems, 2014 (Filed)

A fragmentation elimination scheme based on historical information, 2014 (Filed) 

A data recovery approach in cloud backups, 2014  (Filed)

A provenance based metadata query scheme in storage systems, 2013 (Filed)

Near-duplicate video detection scheme in large-scale storage systems, 2013 (Filed)

A write sequence analysis in internal SSD, 2013 (Filed)

Correlation-aware multi-dimensional metadata management systems, 2013 (Filed)

A data deduplication scheme by exploiting similarity and locality, August 2012 (Granted)

A computer management method, May 2012 (Granted)

An improved method for parallel streaming media servers, December 2010 (Granted)

Importance evaluation method of files, April 2010 (Granted)

Data classification management software, October 2011 (Software Copyright)


Members in my Research Group

I am fortunate to work with the smart students.

We are recruiting self-motivated Ph.D and Master students with solid backgrounds in computer systems and networks. Please feel free to contact me for details.

Ph.D Students

2014: Pengfei Zuo, Yuanyuan Sun

2011: Min Fu (co-supervised with Prof. Dan Feng)

2010: Wen Zhou (co-supervised with Prof. Dan Feng)

2009: Jinjun Liu, Wen Xia (co-supervised with Prof. Dan Feng)

Master Students

2015: Yuncheng Guo, Jie Wu

2014: Shunde Cao, Ling Yang

2013: Bin Peng, Linqian Wu, Zhou Feng

2012: Rongyu Lai, Zhenhua Nie, Juan Cai, Bai Li

2011: Dazhang Huang, Yu Li, Qian Zhao

2010: Jienan Zeng, Yunsheng Zhu, Shuangning He, Fei Wang

2009: Tianyao Wu, Jia Hu, Tao Lu, Heng Zhao
2008: Yuhua Guo, Wen Xia, Yang Li, Mengying Gao
2007: Chen Hu, Guodong Li, Jinjun Liu

Undergraduate Intern Students

2012: Huarui Zhang

2011: Lang Liu, Kaihao Li, Yuncheng Guo, Jie Wu

2010: Qiuyu Li, Pengfei Zuo, Yuanyuan Sun

Awards of my Students:

Qiuyu Li and Pengfei Zuo received the Awards of Excellent B.E. Thesis in Hubei Province (湖北省优秀学士学位论文), 2014

Linqian Wu and Zhou Feng received Micron Excellent Graduate Scholarship (美光优秀研究生奖学金), 2014

Zhenhua Nie and Rongyu Lai received the Graduate National Scholarship (研究生国家奖学金), 2014.

Qiuyu Li received the highest score in school of computer when defending her B.E dissertation, 2014.

Qiuyu Li and Pengfei Zuo received the Excellent B.E Thesis Awards in the University, 2014. 

Qiuyu Li was recommended and became a Master student in The University of Edinburgh, 2014.

Wen Xia successfully defended his Ph.D dissertation and became an Assistant Professor in HUST, 2014.

Yu Li received Micron Excellent Graduate Scholarship (美光优秀研究生奖学金), 2013.

Bai Li received the Graduate National Scholarship (研究生国家奖学金), 2013.

Tao Lv and Yuhua Guo were recommended and became Ph.D students in Virginia Commonwealth University, 2012, 2013.

Dazhang Huang and Qian Zhao received the Graduate National Scholarship (研究生国家奖学金), 2012.

Wen Xia was recommended and became an intern in NEC Laboratories America, Inc. (NEC Labs), 2012.

Guodong Li received the Award of Excellent Master Thesis in Hubei Province (湖北省优秀硕士学位论文), 2010


Personal

I received the 3rd Prize in Hong Kong International Dragon Boat Races, 2006.