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Yu Hua




Brief Biography

Dr.Yu Hua was Postdoc Research Associate in McGill University in 2009 and Postdoc Research Fellow in University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2010-2011. He was Research Assistant in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in 2006, and Intern Student in Bell Labs Research China in 2003. He obtained his B.E and Ph.D degrees from Wuhan University, respectively in 2001 and 2005. His research interests include file systems, cloud storage systems, non-volatile memory, big data analytics, etc. His papers have been published in major conferences and journals, including USENIX FAST, USENIX ATC, ACM SoCC, SC, HPDC, ICDCS, MSST. He serves for multiple international conferences, including ASPLOS, SOSP, USENIX ATC, EuroSys, RTSS, ICDCS, IPDPS, MSST, DATE. He is the senior member of ACMIEEE and CCF, and the member of USENIX. He has been appointed as the Distinguished Speaker of ACM and CCF. He releases multiple source codes in GitHub for public use.


Selected Publications:

[USENIX ATC] Yuanyuan Sun, Yu Hua, Song Jiang, Qiuyu Li, Shunde Cao, Pengfei Zuo, "SmartCuckoo: A Fast and Cost-Efficient Hashing Index Scheme for Cloud Storage Systems", Proceedings of USENIX Annual Technical Conference (USENIX ATC), July 2017, pages: 553-566. (Acceptance rate: 60/283=21%). Source codes, WNLO News

[SoCC] Yuanyuan Sun, Yu Hua, Xue Liu, Shunde Cao, Pengfei Zuo, "DLSH: A Distribution-aware LSH Scheme for Approximate Nearest Neighbor Query in Cloud Computing", Proceedings of ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing (SoCC), 2017, pages: 242-255. (Acceptance rate: 48/203=23.6%). Source codes

[USENIX ATC] Wen Xia, Yukun Zhou, Hong Jiang, Dan Feng, Yu Hua, Yuchong Hu, Yucheng Zhang, Qing Liu, "FastCDC: a Fast and Efficient Content-Defined Chunking Approach for Data Deduplication", Proceedings of USENIX Annual Technical Conference (USENIX ATC), June 2016, pages: 101-114. (Acceptance rate: 47/248=19%)

[FAST] 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%)

[USENIX ATC] 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%).

[SC] 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%)

[USENIX ATC] 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%)

[SC] Yu Hua, Hong Jiang, Yifeng 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%)


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Recent Professional Services

Reviewer for Funding Agencies:

National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC)

Panelist in National Twelfth Five-Year Science and Technology Plan

Mitacs in Canada

Academic Member:

Senior Member: ACM, IEEE and CCF

Member: USENIX, ChinaSys, CCF YOCSEF, CCF Information Storage Technology Committee, CCF High-Performance Computing Committee, CCF Computer Architecture Committee, CCF Committee on Terminology

Associate Editor:

Frontiers of Computer Science (FCS, 2014-)

Journal of Communications and Networks (JCN, 2015-)

Guest Editor: Special Issue "Green Communication" in Journal of Communications and Networks, 2016.

Lead Guest Editor: Special Issue "Software-defined Storage for Big Data" in Frontiers of Computer Science (FCS), 2016.

Chair or PC Member for Conferences:

2018:

Program Committee Member: USENIX Annual Technical Conference (USENIX ATC), 2018.

External Review Committee: The 23rd ACM International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS), 2018.

Program Committee Member:  The 38th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), 2018.

Program Committee Member:  The 21st Design Automation and Test in Europe (DATE), 2018.

Program Committee Member:  The 18th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster, Cloud and Grid Computing (CCGrid), 2018.

Program Committee Member: IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM), 2018.

Program Committee Member: ACM/IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems (ICCPS), 2018.

Shadow Program Committee Member: The European Conference on Computer Systems (EuroSys), 2018.

External Review Committee: The Design Automation Conference (DAC), 2018

2017:

Program Committee Member: USENIX Annual Technical Conference (USENIX ATC), 2017.

Poster Program Committee Member: The 26th ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (SOSP), 2017.

External Review Committee: The 22nd ACM International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems (ASPLOS), 2017.

Student Research Competition Committee: The 26th ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (SOSP), 2017.

Heavy Shadow Program Committee Member: The European Conference on Computer Systems (EuroSys), 2017.

Program Committee Member: The 33rd International Conference on Massive Storage Systems and Technology (MSST), 2017.

Program Committee Member:  The 37th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS), 2017.

Program Committee Member: The 31st IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS), 2017.

Program Committee Member: The International Conference on Languages, Compilers, Tools and Theory for Embedded Systems (LCTES), 2017.

External Review Committee: The Design Automation Conference (DAC), 2017

Program Co-chair: The CCF Advanced Disciplines Lectures "Frontiers of Storage Systems and Devices", 2017.

General Co-Chair: The 3rd Workshop of Software-Defined Data Communications and Storage (SDDCS) 2017 with ASPLOS 2017.

Program Vice Chair: IEEE NAS(2016, 2014), SDDCS (20162015), IEEE ICPADS(2016)

Publication/Web Chair: IWQoS (2013), IEEE NAS(2009)

Publicity Chair: ACM/SPEC ICPE (2016), IEEE NVMSA(2016, 2015)

Session Chair: ASPLOS (2017), USENIX ATC (2017), MSST (2017), INFOCOM (2016, 2015, 2014), ICDCS (2016), ICPP(2015), IWQoS(2015), ChinaSys(2015), RTCSA(2015), HPC Plus(2015), New Storage Devices for In-memory Computing in CCF HPC China(2017) ......

Program Committee Member:

MSST: 2016

RTSS: 2015

ICDCS: 2016, 2015

INFOCOM: 2017-2016, 2014

ICNP: 2016

e-Energy: 2017

ICPP: 2017-2015, 2013

CCGrid: 2017, 2016, 2014

HPC Asia: 2018

CloudCom: 2017-2015

NVMSA: 2018-2015

ACM SAC: 2018-2015

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Reviewer:

IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC),  IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), ACM Transactions on Storage (TOS), IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (ToN), ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems (TODAES), IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing (TCC), IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics (TII), IEEE Transactions on Big Data (TBD), ACM Transactions on Cyber-Physical Systems (TCPS), IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (JSAC), IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (TVT), IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid (TSG), VLDB Journal, Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (JPDC), 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 Internet Technology, Journal of Computer Research and Development, Neural Computing & Applications (Springer), Security and Communication Networks (Wiley), Future Generation Computer Systems (FGCS), IEEE Systems Journal, Journal of Computer Science and Technology (JCST), Science China (Information Sciences), Chinese Journal of Electronics (CJE), Journal of Software (JOS), IEEE Access,  ......

External Thesis Examiner of The Chinese University of Hong Kong: 2015, 2014