This is a legacy profile, last updated in October 2018.

Portrait Jinglei Ren 任晶磊


Cloud & Mobile Research Group
Microsoft Research

Building 2, No. 5 Dan Ling Street
Beijing 100080, China
Research Interests

Operating systems; memory and file systems; distributed systems; mobile systems.

"It is not truly great work if everyone thinks it is." -- Me :)


Tsinghua logo Ph.D. Student, Department of Computer Science and Technology,
Tsinghua University
Advisor: Prof. Weimin Zheng, Prof. Yongwei Wu
Sep. 2010 – Jan. 2016
Stanford logo Visiting Student Researcher, Distributed Systems Group,
Stanford University
Supervisor: Prof. David Cheriton, Dr. Heiner Litz
Oct. 2014 – Aug. 2015
(10 months)
CMU logo Visiting Scholar, Computer Architecture Lab,
Carnegie Mellon University
Supervisor: Prof. Onur Mutlu
Nov. 2013 – May 2014
(6 months)

B. Eng., School of Software,
Northeast Normal University
GPA: 3.9/4
Sep. 2006 – Jul. 2010

Work Experiences

Microsoft logo Research Intern, System Algorithms Group, Microsoft Research Asia
Mentor: Dr. Thomas Moscibroda, Dr. Mike Liang
Nov. 2012 – Sep. 2013
(10 months)

R & D Intern, DaoliCloud Ltd, a Beijing-based startup
Mentor: Dr. Wenbo Mao, CEO (former Chief Scientist of EMC Research China)
Mar. 2011 - Dec. 2011
(10 months)


{I take a casual authorship note practice, which I believe can encourage our focus on important contributions. By default, the first author drafts a paper.}
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