Xiangfeng Zhu

Xiangfeng Zhu

xzhu0027 (at) gmail (dot) com
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I am an undergraduate student at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, majoring in Computer Science. Currently, I'm working with Prof. Mosharaf Chowdhury and Prof. Harsha V. Madhyastha on projects related to Big data/ML systems. I also work closely with Prof. Junchen Jiang and Prof. Peter Alvaro.

My current research focuses on distributed systems, systems for ML/Big Data, video analytics and federated learning.


Oort: Informed Participant Selection for Scalable Federated Learning
Fan Lai, Xiangfeng Zhu, Harsha V. Madhyastha, Mosharaf Chowdhury
Under Review, [preprint]

Sol: Fast Distributed Computation Over Slow Networks
Fan Lai, Jie You, Xiangfeng Zhu, Harsha V. Madhyastha, Mosharaf Chowdhury
USENIX NSDI, 2020, [paper][code][talk][media coverage]
Acceptance Rate: 18.36%

Fixed It For You: Protocol Repair Using Lineage Graphs
Lennart Oldenburg, Xiangfeng Zhu, Kamala Ramasubramanian, Peter Alvaro
CIDR, 2019, [paper][code][featured on "Morning Paper'']


I'm actively maintaining a personal blog about summaries of papers/blogs I read and reading lists on various topics, including cloud computing, machine learning systems, and video analytics.

Work Experience:

Microsoft Research

Incoming Research Intern, RiSE GroupMay 2021 - Aug. 2021


Software Engineer Intern, Serverless Team May 2020 - Aug. 2020


Software Engineer Intern, Filesystem Team May 2019 - Aug. 2019
San Francisco, CA

Professional Activities:


Contact Me:

I'm pretty active online. The best ways to reach me are using one of the social media above, or sending me an email at xzhu0027 (at) gmail (dot) com or zxfeng (at) umich (dot) edu