Zhaowei is a first second-year CS PhD student from UCLA, advised by Prof. Songwu Lu. Zhaowei is a member of the Wireless Networking Group (WiNG), and he is broadly interested in systems and networking. Prior to UCLA, he got his BS degree (with honor) in CS from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), under supervision of Prof. Xinbing Wang and Prof. Xiaofeng Gao.


Research Projects

Current Projects:

Low Latency Network
Support extreme latency-sensitive applications in LTE/NR network
Mobile Distributed Computing
Secure and efficient distributed computing on your mobile devices

Past Projects:

Academic Big Data System
Mine and display insights from academic literature
Metadata Management in Distributed Systems
Study schemes to manage metadata in a distributed file system



The Tick Programmable Low-Latency SDR System

H. Wu, T. Wang, Z. Yuan, C. Peng, Z. Li, Z. Tan, S. Lu
Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom), Snowbird, Utah, USA.

Towards Automated Intelligence in 5G Systems

H. Deng, Q. Li, Y. Li, S. Lu, C. Peng, T. Raza, Z. Tan, Z. Yuan, Z. Zhang (In alphabetical order)
International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN), Vancouver, Canada. (Invited Paper)


STH-Bass: A Spatial-Temporal Heterogeneous Bass Model to Predict Single-Tweet Popularity

Y. Yan, Z. Tan, X. Gao, S. Tang and G. Chen
International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA), Dallas, Texas, USA.

Workshops, Posters, and Technical Reports

AceMap: A Novel Approach towards Displaying Relationship among Academic Literatures

Z. Tan, C. Liu, Y. Mao, J. Shen, Y. Guo and X. Wang
International World Wide Web Conferences (WWW), Workshop on Big Scholarly Data: Towards the Web of Scholars, Montreal, Canada.

Modeling Topic-level Academic Influence in Scientific Literatures

J. Shen, Z. Song, S. Li, Z. Tan, Y. Mao, L. Fu, L. Song and X. Wang
AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), Workshop on Scholarly Big Data, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
[paper] [slides]


National Scholarship from Ministry of Education of PRC, three times (2013, 2014, 2015)

Chun-Tsung Scholarship (Funded by Nobel Prize laureate T. D. Lee)