Professor of Computer Science

Phone: (86) 27-87557047-8001

Email: xfliao@hust.edu.cn

Academic Areas: System software,Parallel and Distributed systems

Research Interests:

Xiaofei Liao, Professor of school of computer science and technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology. He received his Ph.D degree from school of computer science and technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology in 2005. His research interests cover system software, multicore and virtualization, P2P computing, etc. He is the PI of several projects, including 863 projects and NSFC projects. The top citation number of one paper based on Google Scholar system is over 330. He received National Science Fund for Excellent Young Scholars of NSFC (2013) and FOK YING TUNG Education Foundation (2009). And he is selected into National Youth Top Talent Support Program (2012), Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University (2008). He has chaired several international conferences.​

Academic Degrees

PhD in Computer Architecture, 2005, School of Computer Scence and Technology, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

BA in Computer, 2000, China University of Petroleum, China.

Professional Experience

Dec. 2011 – Present, Professor, Huazhong University of Science and Technology

Dec. 2006 – Nov. 2011, Associate Prof., Huazhong University of Science and Technology

March 2005 –June 2005, Visiting Scholar (March 05 – June 05), Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China

Selected Publications

  • On Performance Debugging of Unnecessary Lock Contentions on Multicore Processors: A Replay-based Approach: Accepted by CGO 2015

  • LiveRender: A Cloud Gaming System Based on Compressed Graphics Streaming: Accepted by ACM MM 2015

  • Surface Skeleton Extraction and Its Application for Data Storage in 3D Sensor Networks: ACM MOBIHOC 2014

  • Energy-Efficient Transmission Scheduling in Mobile Phones using Machine Learning and Participatory Sensing: Accepted by IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 2014

  • A Unified Framework for Line-like Skeleton Extraction in 2D/3D Sensor Networks: Accepted by IEEE Transactions on Computers, 2014

  • Spotting Code Optimizations in Data-Parallel Pipelines through PeriSCOPE: IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, DOI 10.1109/TPDS.2014.2326416, 2014

  • Inc-part: Incremental Partitioning for Load Balancing in Large-Scale Behavioral Simulations: IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, DOI 10.1109/TPDS.2014.2333511, 2014

  • An Application Layer Protocol for Energy-Efficient Bandwidth Aggregation with Guaranteed Quality-of-Experience: IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, DOI 10.1109/TPDS.2014.2328586, 2014

  • Resisting Skew-accumulation for Time-stepped Applications in the Cloud via Exploiting Parallelism: IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, DOI 10.1109/TCC.2014.2328594, 2014

  • A Survey of Recent Developments in Home M2M Networks: IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials, Vol.16, No. 1, pp. 98 – 114, 2014

  • A New Disk I/O Model of Virtualized Cloud Environment: IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol.24, No.6, pp.1129-1138, 2013

  • Improving write amplification in a virtualized and multimedia SSD system: Multimedia Tools and Applications, 2013

  • Flash Crowd in P2P Live Streaming Systems: Fundamental Characteristics and Design Implications: IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 23, No.07, pp.1227-1239, 2012

  • Live Virtual Machine Migration via Asynchronous Replication and State Synchronization: IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Vol. 22, No.12, pp.1986-1999, 2011

  • Performance and Energy Modeling for Live Migration of Virtual Machine: HPDC 2011

  • Live Migration of Virtual Machine Based on Full System Trace and Replay: HPDC 2009

  • GridCast: Improving Peer Sharing for P2P VoD: ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing, Communications, and Applications, Vol.4, No.4, October 2008, Article No.26

  • Nearcast: A Locality-Aware P2P Live Streaming Approach for Distance Education: ACM Transactions on Internet Technology, Vol.8, No.2, February 2008, pp.1-23

  • The Content Pollution in Peer-to-Peer Live Streaming Systems: Analysis and Implications: ICPP 2008

  • Magnet: A Novel Scheduling Policy for Power Reduction in Cluster with Virtual Machines: CLUSTER 2008

  • AnySee: Peer-to-Peer Living Streaming: INFOCOM 2006

Selected Cases

Awards and Honors

  • National Science Fund for Excellent Young Scholars of NSFC (2013)

  • FOK YING TUNG Education Foundation (2009)

  • National Youth Top Talent Support Program (2012)

  • Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University (2008)

Courses Taught

  • Operating systems

  • Virtualization Technologies

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