April 25-29, 2016

Speaker Details

Xiaoyi Lu
Research Scientist

Dr. Xiaoyi Lu is a Research Scientist of the Department of Computer Science and

Engineering at the Ohio State University, USA. His current research interests

include high performance interconnects and protocols, Big Data,

Hadoop/Spark/Memcached Ecosystem, Parallel Computing Models (MPI/PGAS),

Virtualization and Cloud Computing. He has published over 90 papers in

International journals and conferences related to these research areas. He has

been actively involved in various professional activities in academic journals

and conferences.  Recently, Dr. Lu is leading the research and development of

RDMA-based accelerations for Apache Hadoop, Spark, HBase, and Memcached, and

OSU HiBD micro-benchmarks, which are publicly available from

( These libraries are currently being used by

more than 275 organizations from 34 countries. More than 24,900 downloads of

these libraries have taken place from the project site. He is a core member of

the MVAPICH2 (High-Performance MPI over InfiniBand, Omni-Path, Ethernet/iWARP,

and RoCE) project and he is leading the research and development of

MVAPICH2-Virt (high-performance and scalable MPI for hypervisor and container-based

HPC cloud). He is a member of IEEE and ACM. More details about Dr. Lu are

available at