Zhirong Shen
 

Postdoc Researcher @ The Chinese University of Hong Kong


Address: Ho Sin Hang Engineering Building, CUHK, Shatin, Hong Kong  

Email:
zhirong [dot] shen2601 [at] gmail [dot] com

Experience:

  • Sep. 2017~Present, Postdoc Researcher, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  • Feb.2016~Aug. 2017, Assistant Professor, Fuzhou University, China

  • Sep.2010~Jan.2016, Ph.D, Department of Computer Science and Technology, Tsinghua University, Mentor: Prof. Jiwu Shu

  • Apr.2014~Aug.2014, Research Assistant, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, CUHK, Mentor: Prof. Patrick P.C. Lee

  • Sep.2006~Jul.2010, Bachelor, College of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China

News:

  • [2017.07]: I will be a Postdoc Researcher at CUHK working with Prof. Patrick P.C. Lee since Sep. 2017

  • [2017.07]: I was selected in "Hong Kong Scholar Program" 

Research Interests:

  • Reliability in Storage Systems

  • Security and Privacy in Cloud Computing

Publications:

Conference Papers: 
  • [C10] Zhirong Shen, Patrick P.C. Lee, Jiwu Shu, Wenzhong Guo. Correlation-Aware Stripe Organization for Efficient Writes in Erasure-Coded Storage Systems.

        in Proc. of the 36th International Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS'17), Sep. 26~Sep. 29, 2017, Hong Kong, China.
  • [C9] Zhirong Shen, Patrick P.C. Lee, Jiwu Shu, Wenzhong Guo.  Encoding-Aware Data Placement for Efficient Degraded Reads in XOR-Coded Storage Systems. [paper]

        in Proc. of the 35th International Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS'16), Sep. 26~Sep. 29, 2016, Budapest, Hungary.
  • [C8] Zhirong Shen, Patrick P.C. Lee, Jiwu Shu. Efficient Routing for Cooperative Data Regeneration in Heterogeneous Storage Networks. [paper]

        in Proc. of The 24th IEEE/ACM Symposium on Quality of Service (IWQoS'16), Jun. 20~Jun.21, Beijing, China. (AR: 27/131=20.6%)
  • [C7] Zhirong Shen, Jiwu Shu, Patrick P.C. Lee. Reconsidering Single Failure Recovery in Clustered File Systems. [paper]

    in Proc. of The 46th Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN'16), Jun. 28~ Jul. 1, 2016, Toulouse, France. (AR:58/259=22.4%)

  • [C6] Zhirong Shen, Jiwu Shu, Yingxun Fu. Seek-Efficient I/O Optimization in Single Failure Recovery for XOR-Coded Storage Systems. [paper] Best Paper Nominee

    (Special thanks to Prof. Patrick P.C. Lee for his contribution to this paper)

    in Proc. of The 34th International Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS'15), Sep. 28~ Oct. 1, 2015, Montreal, Canada. 

  • [C5] Yingxun Fu, Jiwu Shu, Zhirong Shen. EC-FRM: A Novel Erasure Coding Framework to Speed up Reads for Erasure Coded Cloud Storage Systems. [paper]

    in Proc. of The 44th Annual Conference 2015 International Conference on Parallel Processing (ICPP'15), Sep. 1~ Sep. 4, 2015, Beijing, China

  • [C4] Zhirong Shen, Jiwu Shu. HV Code: An All-around MDS Code to Improve Efficiency and Reliability of RAID-6 Systems. [paper]

    in Proc. of the 44th Annual IEEE/IFIP International Conference on Dependable Systems and Networks (DSN'14), Jun. 23~ Jun. 26, 2014, Atlanta, USA

  • [C3] Zhirong Shen, Jiwu Shu, Wei Xue. Keyword Search with Access Control over Encrypted Data in Cloud Computing. [paper]

    in Proc. of the 22nd IEEE/ACM Symposium on Quality of Service (IWQoS'14), May 26~ May 27, 2014, Hong Kong, China

  • [C2] Zhirong Shen, Jiwu Shu, Wei Xue. Preferred Keyword Search over Encrypted Data in Cloud Computing. [paper]

    in Proc. of the 21st IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Quality of Service (IWQoS'13), Jun. 3~ Jun. 4, 2013, Montreal, Canada.

  • [C1] Jiwu Shu, Zhirong Shen, Wei Xue, Yingxun Fu. Secure Storage Systems and Key Technologies. [paper]

    in Proc. of the 18th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC '13), Jan. 22~ Jan. 25, 2013, Pacifico Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan.

Journal Papers:
  • [J10] Zhirong Shen, Jiwu Shu, Wei Xue. Keyword Search with Access Control over Encrypted Cloud Data.[paper]

         IEEE Sensors Journal, 17(3), pp. 858-868, 2017. 
  • [J9] Zhirong Shen, Jiwu Shu, Wei Xue. Preferred Search over Encrypted Data. [paper]

         Accepted by Frontiers of Computer Science (FCS), 2016. 
  • [J8] Zhirong Shen, Jiwu Shu, Patrick P.C. Lee, Yingxun Fu. Seek-Efficient I/O Optimization in Single Failure Recovery for XOR-Coded Storage Systems.[paper]

         IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), 28(3), pp. 877-890, 2017. 
  • [J7] Yingxun Fu, Jiwu Shu, Xianghong Luo, Zhirong Shen, Qingda Hu. Short Code: An Efficient RAID-6 MDS Code for Optimizing Degraded Reads and Partial Stripe Writes. [paper]

         IEEE Transactions on Computers (TC), 66(1), pp. 127-137, 2017. 
  • [J6] Zhirong Shen, Jiwu Shu, Yingxun Fu. Parity-Switched Data Placement: Optimizing Partial Stripe Writes in XOR-Coded Storage Systems. [paper] 

    IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), 27(11), pp. 3311-3322, 2016.

  • [J5] Zhirong Shen, Jiwu Shu, Yingxun Fu. HV Code: An All-Around MDS Code for RAID-6 Storage Systems. [paper]

    IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), 27(6), pp. 1674-1686, 2016.

  • [J4] Yingxun Fu, Jiwu Shu, Zhirong Shen, Guangyan Zhang. Reconsidering Single Disk Failure Recovery for Erasure Coded Storage Systems: Optimizing Load Balancing in Stack-Level. [paper]

    IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (TPDS), 27(5), pp. 1457-1469, 2016.

  • [J3] Jiwu Shu, Zhirong Shen, Wei Xue. Shield: A Stackable Secure Storage System for File Sharing in Public Storage. [paper]

    Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (JPDC), 74 (9), 2872-2883, 2014. 

  • [J2] Zhirong Shen, Wei Xue, Jiwu Shu. Survey on the Research and Development of Searchable Encryption Schemes. [paper]

        Journal of Software, 25(4), 2014. (in Chinese) 
  • [J1] Zhirong Shen, Wei Xue, Jiwu Shu. Research on the New Non-Volatile Storage. [paper]
        Journal of Computer Research and Development, 51(2), 2014. (in Chinese) 

Awards:

  • Hong Kong Scholar Awardee, 2017

  • Excellent PhD Graduate of Tsinghua University, 2016. (4 out of 100+ PhD graduates of CS Department at THU)

  • Excellent Graduate Student of Beijing City, 2016

  • Best Paper Nominee, IEEE SRDS'15

  • Several Scholarships at THU and UESTC

Academic Activity:

  • Reviewers of Journals: IEEE TPDS, IEEE TDSC, FGCS, FCS, Science China

  • Reviewers of Conferences: ICPP'15