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  co-founded a storage startup called Emphora in Princeton, NJ.   In 2007, She co-founded her second startup, Pattern Insight . Pattern Insight has deployed solutions used by many large companies.  She holds a Ph.D in Computer Science from Princeton University. She is an ACM fellow and an IEEE Fellow, and Winner of 2015's ACM Mark Weiser Award 

Checking out our new startup venture:  Whova

I am the program chair for ASPLOS-2016, send in your papers and also come to attend the conference!

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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,now tenured professor at University of Chicago
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, now at GraphSQL
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
bulletJing Zheng, former Ph.D student, joined Oracle, Red Wood City
bulletJiaqi Zhang Ph.D 2014, Founding engineer of Whova: Event Mobile App
bulletZhuoEr Wang, visiting student, Founding engineer of Whova: Event Mobile App

My current Ph.D students

bulletRyan Huang
bulletXinxin Jin
bulletTianyin Xu
bulletRishan Chen
bulletLiqiong Yang



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