Wei Xu is an assistant professor at the Institute for Interdisciplinary Information Sciences of Tsinghua University. He received his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley in 2010. He worked at Google as a software engineer before joining Tsinghua University.
Wei Xu has a broad research interest in distributed system design and big data. He has published 20+ research papers in leading venues.
He is also the director of Open Compute Project (OCP) Certification Lab in China. He is a recipient of the Chinese National Youth 1000 Program, graduate student advising award from Tsinghua, and faculty research awards from Google, IBM, and Microsoft.