Jingrong Chen

PhD Student
Duke Systems Group
jingrong.chen [at] duke [dot] edu

Jingrong is a fourth-year Ph.D. student at Duke University, advised by Professor Danyang Zhuo. His research focuses on end-host networking in cloud datacenters. His mission is to build software infrastructures that enable fast and manageable network access for distributed applications and microservices, by exploring practical alternative software designs. Before Duke, he received his MPhil degree at HKUST and BS degree at Fudan University.

  1. MCCS: A Service-based Approach to Collective Communication for Multi-Tenant Cloud
    Yongji Wu, Yechen Xu, Jingrong Chen, Zhaodong Wang, Ying Zhang, Matthew Lentz, Danyang Zhuo
    SIGCOMM 2024
  2. Remote Procedure Call as a Managed System Service
    Jingrong Chen*, Yongji Wu*, Shihan Lin, Yechen Xu, Xinhao Kong, Thomas Anderson, Matthew Lentz, Xiaowei Yang, Danyang Zhuo (*equal contribution)
    NSDI 2023
  3. Understanding RDMA Microarchitecture Resources for Performance Isolation
    Xinhao Kong, Jingrong Chen, Wei Bai, Yechen Xu, Mahmoud Elhaddad, Shachar Raindel, Jitendra Padhye, Alvin R. Lebeck, Danyang Zhuo
    NSDI 2023
  4. NetHint: White-Box Networking for Multi-Tenant Data Centers
    Jingrong Chen, Hong Zhang, Wei Zhang, Liang Luo, Jeffrey Chase, Ion Stoica, Danyang Zhuo
    NSDI 2022
  5. Caerus: TIMELY Task Scheduling for Serverless Analytics
    Hong Zhang, Yupeng Tang, Anurag Khandelwal, Jingrong Chen, and Ion Stoica
    NSDI 2021
Industry Experiences
  • Uber, Software Networking, Off-host service mesh (May 2023 - Present)
  • Meta, AI System SW/HW Codesign, Distributed training auto parallelism (May 2022 - August 2022)
  • ByteDance, AI Lab, Machine learning system group (March 2018 - August 2018)
  • Alibaba, Network Automation, Network audit (July 2017 - September 2017)
  • Teaching Assistant, Duke CPS590.04, Data Center Systems, Spring 2022
  • Teaching Assistant, Duke CPS310, Operating Systems, Fall 2021
  • Teaching Assistant, HKUST COMP3511, Operating Systems, Fall 2019
Invited Talks
  • July 2022, NetHint, Fudan University, Online, [slides]
Awards / Honors
  • PKU 0th HPCGame Round 1, Rank 1st (1/300), 2023
  • Teaching Assistant Award for Academic Year 2021 - 2022
  • Research Initiation Project Award for Academic Year 2021 - 2022
  • USENIX NSDI Student Grant, 2022
  • Duke Computer Science PhD Fellowship, 2020 - 2022
  • HKUST Postgraduate Scholarship, 2018 - 2020
  • Gold Medal, ACM-ICPC Asia Regional Contest, Shanghai, Hefei, Guangzhou, 2014 - 2015
  • Bronze Medal, CCF National Olympiad in Informatics, 2013