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 Tian Guo

Assistant Professor
Computer Science Department
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA 01609
Office: Fuller Labs 138



  • 02/28/2019: Check out our distributed deep learning paper here!
  • 12/17/2018: Our paper on GC inefficiency for big data applications has been accepted at VLDB'19. This was a collaboration with ISCAS.
  • 10/31/2018: I will be serving as the Publicity Vice Chair for ICAC 2019 and SASO 2019, please consider submitting!
  • 09/25/2018: I was selected and supported as one of the Faculty Scholars to attend 2018 Grace Hopper Annual Conference in Houston, Texas.
  • 08/13/2018: I will be serving on CCGRID'19 Architecture and Networking track PC, please consider submitting!
  • 07/14/2018: I will be serving on IoTDI'19 PC, please consider submitting!
  • 06/25/2018: Thanks to NSF for funding my project on efficient mobile deep inference!
  • 04/30/2018: My student, Sam Ogden has had our paper on efficient mobile deep inference accepted at HotEdge 2018!
  • 03/19/2018:I will be serving on InfoComm'19 PC, please consider submitting!
  • 03/06/2018: NSF funds grant on mobile-aware resource management.
  • 12/07/2017: My mobile deep inference paper is accepted for publishing in IC2E'18!
  • 11/25/2017: Our geo-elasticity paper is accepted for publishing in TOIT'17.
  • 07/29/2017: Our paper on cloud-baesd SDN measurement is accepted for publishing in IEEE NFV-SDN'17.
  • 06/16/2017: I will be serving on IC2E'18 PC, please consider submitting!
  • 05/10/2017: Our database geo-elasticity paper is accepted for publishing in TAAS'17.
  • 04/14/2017: I will be serving on APSys'17 PC, please consider submitting!
  • 03/21/2017: I will continue my journey as a tenure-track assistant professor at WPI starting Fall 2017.
  • 01/19/2017: Our Virtual Desktop optimization paper has been accepted for publishing in Multimedia Systems 2017!
  • 01/12/2017: I have successfully finished reviewing all the papers from EuroSys'17!
  • 01/07/2017: Our Spot Market risk management paper has been accepted for publishing in TPDS 2017.
  • 10/25/2016: I have started teaching CS4518 Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing at WPI. Checkout some of the student projects.
  • 08/31/2016: Our NFaaS paper has been accepted at HotWeb 2016.
  • 08/15/2016: I joined Computer Science Department at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute as an Assistant Research Professor.
  • 07/28/2016: I successfully defended my Ph.D. thesis!
  • 06/09/2016: I've joined the IC2E 2017 organizing committee. Please consider submit!
  • 04/04/2016: I attended both IC2E and IOTDI conferences. Both conferences have great keynote speakers, and I presented my work GeoScale at IC2E as well.
  • 04/02/2016: On my way to Berlin for IC2E 2016!
  • 03/31/2016: I gave a talk on Rethinking the cloud at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MA.
  • 01/19/2016: Our paper Flint has been accepted at EuroSys 2016.
  • 12/05/2015: My paper GeoScale has accepted at IC2E 2016. See you in Berlin!
  • 11/16/2015: Our paper on analyzing data center energy efficiency has been accepted at ICPE 2016.
  • 11/03/2015: I led the third of our NCWIT workshop series on Unix commands!
  • 10/27/2015: The second of our NCWIT workshop series on git has a great turnout. Thanks our workshop lead Shamya and all other volunteers!
  • 10/22/2015: I wrapped up CS197U with a group of awesome students.
  • 10/20/2015: I just defended my thesis proposal!
  • 10/14/2015: I attended 2015 Grace Hopper Annual Conference in Houston, Texas.
  • 09/15/2015: I started teaching CS197U about hands-on Unix.
  • 07/08/2015: I presented my paper DBScale at ICAC 2015.
  • 06/21/2015: Our paper SpotOn has been accepted at SoCC 2015!
  • 04/14/2015: My paper DBScale has been accepted at ICAC 2015!
  • 01/21/2015: Our paper SpotCheck has been accepted at EuroSys 2015!
  • 09/11/2015: I stepped down from graduate representative position after one-year term. Congrats to Pat Verga, Roy Adams, Jay Wong becoming the new representatives!
  • 09/05/2014: I became one of graduate representatives, together with John Vilk, in our CS department!
  • 01/22/2014: I was the teaching assistance for graduate-level course on Distributed Operating Systems.
  • 11/26/2013: My paper VMShadow has been accepted to MMSys 2014!
  • 10/21/2013: An extended version of Seagull has been accepted for publication in Transactions on Internet Technology (TOIT).
  • 09/01/2013: My work VMShadow has been accepted at SoCC 2013 as a poster.
  • 06/17/2013: I started my summer internship at NEC Research Lab in Cupertino, CA.
  • 05/07/2013: I passed portfolio! It is the Ph.D. Candidacy Exam in UMass.
  • 10/13/2012: I gave a talk on Cloud Computing in Mobile Environment at Beihang University, China.
  • 10/03/2012: I attended 2012 Grace Hopper Annual Conference in Baltimore, Maryland.
  • 05/21/2012: I started my summer internship at AT&T Research Lab in Florham Park, NJ.
  • 03/23/2012: My paper Seagull has been accepted at USENIX ATC 2012.
  • 01/13/2012: I stepped down from CS Women Group co-chairs after one year and passed the torch to Elisabeth.
  • 09/05/2011: I was the grader for an undergraduate course about Computer crime law.
  • 05/02/2011: I joined LASS and started working with my wonderful advisor Prof. Prashant Shenoy.
  • 04/01/2011: I attended CRA-W Grad Cohort Conference in Boston, MA.
  • 01/11/2011: I joined Elif to work as co-chairs of CS Women Group in UMass.
  • 09/10/2010: I became a tea totaller to organize our department Thursday Tea gathering!
  • 09/2010: I joined UMass CS as a MS/Ph.D. student!