Yuanli Wang (王远立)

I'm an incoming Ph.D. student at Complex Analytics & Scalable Processing (CASP) Research Lab at Boston University, and I will work with Vasiliki (Vasia) Kalavri. My research interests are in distributed systems.

Previously, I obtained my master's degree from University of Minnesota and bachelor's degree from Hefei University of Technology.

Email: yuanliw at bu dot edu  /  Twitter  /  Github  /  Google Scholar

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Publications
Fail-slow fault tolerance needs programming support
Andrew Yoo, Yuanli Wang, Ritesh Sinha, Shuai Mu, Tianyin Xu
HotOS-XVIII
Accelerated Training via Device Similarity in Federated Learning
Yuanli Wang, Joel Wolfrath, Nikhil Sreekumar, Dhruv Kumar, Abhishek Chandra
EdgeSys 2021

Work Experiences
PingCAP

Database Engineer Intern | 06/2019 - 12/2019

Worked on AutoTiKV project from scratch: use machine learning to tune database under user-specific workloads.

Professional Activities
  • Artifact Evaluation Committee, SIGCOMM 2021

  • Teaching
  • Teaching Assistant for CSCI 5105 Distributed Systems, University of Minnesota, Spring 2021
  • Teaching Assistant for CSCI 5103 Operating Systems, University of Minnesota, Fall 2020

  • Honors and Awards
  • Selected entrant for 2019 Google Machine Learning Winter Camp
  • Rank 16/183 in 2018 ACM-ICPC North Central North America Regional Contest
  • Bronze Medal, 2015 China Collegiate Programming Contest

  • Personal
    I am maintaining a reading notes of system papers.
    I love traveling and collecting old computer hardware. Here are the albums of my photography and collections.


    Using template from jonbarron.