Kaiyu Hou

Kaiyu Hou

侯开宇
Ph.D. Candidate
2233 Tech Dr, Room 3014
Computer Science Department
Northwestern University
Advisor: Prof. Yan Chen
[email protected]
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News
  • 2020-07: SecOption accepted on Sigcomm’20 as poster
  • 2020-05: NFV Survey published on Internet Computing
  • 2020-05: Won Outstanding Teaching Assistant award
  • 2020-04: I officially became a Ph.D. candidate
  • 2019-06: CellScope accepted on Sigcomm’19 as poster
  • 2019-06: SDNKeeper published on Computer Networks
About Me

I am a 4th year Ph.D. candidate in the Computer Science Department at Northwestern University, advised by Prof. Yan Chen.

Research Interests: I have a broad interest in various aspects of cloud networks and network protocols. My current research focuses on network optimization of microservices, serverless based cloud. I am also working for introducing formal methods into network protocol verification.

Education
  • Ph.D. Student Computer Science
    Northwestern University
    2017 – (2022)
    Advisor Prof. Yan Chen
    Area: Networked System, Cloud Networking
    Sep. 2017 – Present

  • Research Intern Computer Science Lab
    SRI International
    Jun. 2020 – Sep. 2020
    Advisor Dr. Vinod Yegneswaran, Principal Scientist

  • Master in Computer Science
    Xi’an Jiaotong University
    2014 – 2017
    Rank 1st / 89 GPA 3.81 / 4.0 Average 92.7
    Advisor Prof. Chengchen Hu
    Advisor Prof. Qinbao Song
    Area: Software Defined Networking (SDN)
    Area: Unsupervised Feature Selection, Clustering
    Feb. 2016 – July 2017
    Sep. 2014 – Oct. 2015

  • B. E. Software Engineering
    Xi’an Jiaotong University
    2010 – 2014
    Rank 1st / 78 GPA 3.94 / 4.0 Average 92.4 (in Junior & Senior)
Publication
Jun. 2018
Oct. 2017
May. 2017
Poster
Aug. 2020
Aug. 2019
Journal
Jan. 2020
Jun. 2019
Feb. 2019