Shi Zhan


Academic Areas:Computer Architecture

Research Interests:

Shi Zhan is currently an Associate Researcher in Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics, Huazhong University of Science and Technology. His present research interests include storage management, distributed file system and cloud storage. He publishes multiple papers in major journals and international Conferences in these areas, including CloudCom, CCGrid, SC, ICC.

Academic Degrees*

PhD in Computer Science and Technology, PhD Minor in Computer Architecture, 2011, Huazhong University of Science and Technology;

MA Computer Science and Technology, 2001, Huazhong University of Science and Technology;

BA Computer Science and Technology, 1998, Huazhong University of Science and Technology.

Professional Experience*

At HUST since 1998. Huazhong University of Science and Technology;

Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Lecturer, Since 2003;

Wuhan National Laboratory for Optoelectronics, Associate Researcher, Since 2011;

Visiting Scholar (2013~ 2014); University of Nebraska-Lincoln, US, Department of Computer Engineering.

Selected Publications*

  • Fema: A Fairness and Efficiency Caching Management Algorithm in Shared Cache. in Networking, Architecture, and Storage (NAS), 2014 9th IEEE International Conference on. 2014.

  • Enhancing both fairness and performance using rate-aware dynamic storage cache partitioning. in The 2013 International Workshop on Data-Intensive Scalable Computing Systems. 2013. Denver, Colorado: ACM.

  • Adaptive Sequential Prefetching for Multiple Streams, Y. Gao, et al., Y. Gao, et al.^Editors. 2013, Springer Berlin Heidelberg. p. 46-55.

  • USP: A lightweight file system management framework. in 5th IEEE International Conference on Networking, Architecture and Storage, NAS 2010, July 15, 2010 - July 17, 2010. 2010. Macau, China: IEEE Computer Society.

  • SafeVanish: An improved data self-destruction for protecting data privacy. in 2nd IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science, CloudCom 2010, November 30, 2010 - December 3, 2010. 2010. Indianapolis, IN, United states: IEEE Computer Society.

  • Range Query Using Learning-Aware RPS in DHT-Based Peer-to-Peer Networks, in CCGRID: 2009 9TH IEEE INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON CLUSTER COMPUTING AND THE GRID. 2009, IEEE: NEW YORK. p. 180-187.

  • Using Session Identifiers as Authentication Tokens, in 2009 IEEE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON COMMUNICATIONS, VOLS 1-8. 2009, IEEE: NEW YORK. p. 662-666.

  • HUSt: A heterogeneous unified storage system for GIS grid. in 2006 ACM/IEEE Conference on Supercomputing, SC'06, November 11, 2006 - November 17, 2006. 2006. Tampa, FL, United states: Association for Computing Machinery.

Working Papers*

Selected Cases

Awards and Honors

Excellent Graduation Thesis Award, as Supervisor, 2013; Chinese Institute Of Electronics, Information science and Technology Award, second prize, 2011; Excellent Graduation Thesis Award, as Supervisor, 2009; Hubei Province Technology Invention Award, first prize, 2006; Super Computing 2006:Storage Challenge–Finalist Award.

Courses Taught

[Undergraduate] Computer Architecture [Undergraduate] Computer Peripheral [Undergraduate] Human-Computer Interaction [Postgraduate] Computer System Design [Postgraduate] Datacenter Technology


Ministry of Science and Technology, National Science and Technology Supporting Plan, collaborating with Inspur, PI; Ministry of Information Industry, Electronic Development Fund, collaborating with Huawei, PI; National High Technology Research and Development Program of China, Major Project, co-PI; Multiple R&D Projects supported by Companies including: Huawei, Sohu & IBM.

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