Lin Gu

Technology Endeavorer
The Data Thinker Project

cse domain

Quick links

TaB (paper discussion)
COMP 5621, Spring 2015
COMP 6511A, Spring 2014
Data Thinker
Virtk (a.k.a. t-kernel)
Non-academic links

My interest is to develop innovative technologies that are truly useful. Currently, I lead the development of Data Thinker and GLAD. Data Thinker, or D-thinker, is a super-fast big data engine, and GLAD is a product that significantly accelerates bioinformatic computation. I received B.S. from Fudan University (1996), M.S. from Peking University (2001), and Ph.D. from the University of Virginia (2006). In the past, I worked on large-scale distributed systems, cloud computing, computer networks, operating systems, wireless sensor networks, security and energy-efficient computing. In the academia, I worked as a faculty member at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, and conducted research in cloud computing and big data systems. In the industry, I worked at Microsoft (Shanghai) and Google (Mountain View) to develop good technologies at that time. Now I am working with a group of young people to build better ones.


I have looked into quite a few things in computer systems, and below is a list of some projects. You are welcomed to visit our group web page for updated info about our recent endeavors.

Selected publications (Complete publication list.)


Conference Papers

Software Releases

mrcc: An efficient distributed compilation tool for cloud computing systems baesd on Hadoop or MRlite.
VigilNet:: A robust, self-organizing, wireless sensor network for long-term surveillance and target classification, consisting of more than 30,000 lines of code running on ExScal (XSM) motes (MICA2-class devices).
VDB debugging utility: A flexible debugging utility for TinyOS.















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D-CLOUD 2011

SenSys'11 Doctoral Colloquium