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%
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
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