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Zhen Xie

Assistant Professor

Computer Science


Zhen Xie joined the Department of Computer Science as an assistant professor in August 2023. His research emphasizes on high-performance computing (HPC) with a focus on the interaction between machine learning algorithms and system-level performance optimization. His work has been published in multiple top-tier conferences and journals, including PPoPP, SC, ICS, EuroSys, Euro-Par, TPDS, and TACO, and he has received ACM Gordon Bell Special Prize in 2022. He received his PhD from the Chinese Academy of Sciences.


Parallel Computing and Intelligent System Laboratory (PCIS Lab)


  • BA: Wuhan University of Technology
  • PhD: Chinese Academy of Sciences

Research Interests

  • Performance optimization on HPC and AI/DL applications
  • Parallel computing on various architectures
  • Heterogeneous computing and memory systems
  • Scientific machine learning