I am Rui, currently a Ph.D student at Department of Computer Science in University of Chicago, under supvervision of Prof. Michael J. Franklin and Prof. Aaron J. Elmore. Before that, I was a research assistant at Department of Computer Science in National University of Singapore (NUS), working with Prof. Beng Chin Ooi. Prior to join NUS, I was a research assistant at Department of Information Engineering in Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), working with Prof. Kehuan Zhang. I received my M.Phil degree in computer science from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), under supervision of Prof. Jiannong Cao and B.Eng degree in software engineering in Northeastern University of China (NEU), under supvervision of Prof. Ruiyun Yu.

My current research interests include data management, database and distributed systems. Mobile computing, ubiquitous computing and system security are my previous research focus.