I do research in computer architecture and systems. I like building better software and hardware to make next-generation client and cloud computing fast, energy-efficient, intelligent, and safe.
My dissertation research advocates the Watt Wise Web: the next major milestone in the Web evolution driven by the energy-efficiency of mobile devices. I take a holistic approach that involves networks, applications, programming languages, runtime systems, and processor architectures.
I have also investigated processors and runtime systems for cloud servers of the future driven by managed-language-based, event-driven Web applications that are increasingly prevalent in today's cloud environment. A key enabler of this line of research is a benchmark suite that we now open-sourced.
My undergraduate research focused on enabling modern GPUs for general-purpose computing. I researched at both the software layer (parallel EDA algorithms) and the hardware layer (IP router microarchitecture). My undergraduate advisor is Prof. Yangdong Deng at Tsinghua University.