Yuanyuan Zhou
Qualcomm Endowed Chair
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
9500 Gilman Drive, M/C 0404
University of California San Diego
La Jolla, CA 92093-0404
Phone: 858-822-4663
Email:  yyzhou at cs.ucsd.edu

About Me


    Yuanyuan (YY) Zhou is a Qualcomm Chair Professor at University of California, San Diego, where she joined since 2009. Prior to UCSD, she was a tenured associate professor at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.  From 2000-2002, she worked at NEC Lab as a scientist and co-founded a storage startup called Emphora.   In 2007, She co-founded her second startup, Pattern Insight . Pattern Insight has deployed solutions used by many large companies.  She is an ACM fellow and holds Ph.D in Computer Science from Princeton University under the supervision of Kai Li.

Checking out our new venture:  Whova: event mobile app tedxsd_whova_pics (1).png


bulletMy research group : Opera
bulletMy research projects, funding, professional services and awards:  here
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My Former Ph.D students and Post-docs:
bullet Zhifeng Chen, Ph.D 2005, Google since 2005
bulletFeng Qin, Ph.D 2006, tenured associate Professor at Ohio State Univ.
bulletPin Zhou, Ph.D 2006, a research staff at IBM Almaden Lab
bulletZhenmin Li, Ph.D 2006, co-founder of PatternInsight, now VmWare
bulletQingbo Zhu, Ph.D 2007, co-founder of PatternInsight, now VmWare
bulletSpiros Xanthos, Ph.D student, co-founder  PatternInsight, now Director @VmWare
bulletJoe Tucek, Ph.D 2008,  HP Labs
bullet Weihang Jiang, Ph.D 2008, now Director @ NetEase
bulletShan Lu, Ph.D 2008, assistant Professor @ U. of Wisconsin, Madison
bulletLin Tan, Ph.D 2009,  assistant Professor@ University of Waterloo
bullet Yoann Padioleau, former post-doc, Facebook since 2009
bulletZuoning Yin, Ph.D 2011, Coverity
bullet Ding Yuan Ph.D 2012, assistant professor @ University of Toronto
bulletXiao Ma, Ph.D 2012, joined  Medium
bulletWeiwei Xiong, Ph.D May 2013, co-founder of Whova: Event Mobile App
bullet Soyeon Park   former post-doc, co-founder of Whova: Event Mobile App
bullet Tianwei Shen  former post-doc, co-founder of Whova: Event Mobile App

My current Ph.D students

bulletJiaqi Zhang
bulletJing Zheng
bulletRyan Huang
bulletXinxin Jin
bulletTianyin Xu
bulletZhuoEr Wang
bulletRishan Chen
bulletLong Jin



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