Fang Zhou

Ph.D. student
Office: DL 190
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
The Ohio State University
Email: zhou dot 1250 at

About me

I am Fang Zhou, a Ph.D. student at The Ohio State University. My advisor is Dr. Yang Wang.
My research interests include performance analysis, distributed systems, and cloud computing.
My CV can be found here.


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, 2015 - Present. The Ohio State University. Advisor: Dr. Yang Wang.
  • Master of Science in Computer Science, 2015. Auburn University. Advisor: Dr. Weikuan Yu.
  • Master of Engineering in Computer Science and Technolgoy, 2012. Harbin Institute of Technology. Advisor: Dr. Debin Zhao
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science and Technology, 2010. Central South University.


  • "wPerf: Generic Off-CPU Analysis to Identify Bottleneck Waiting Events", Fang Zhou, Yifan Gan, Sixiang Ma, and Yang Wang, in OSDI 2018.
  • "wPerf: Identifying Critical Waiting in Multi-threaded Applications", Fang Zhou, in SOSP SRC 2017.
  • "SFMapReduce: An optimized MapReduce framework for Small Files", Fang Zhou, Hai Pham, Hao Zou, Jianhui Yue, and Weikuan Yu, in NAS 2015.
  • "Design of an Ultrasonic Detecting System Based on LabVIEW", Changyun Miao, Fang Zhou, Chunqing Ye, and Jing Liu, in CISP 2009
  • "Research on Application of RS-RBF Information Fusion in Gas Monitoring", Hua Fu, Dan Zhao, and Fang Zhou, Transducer and Microsystem Technologies, 2009. (In Chinese Version)

Honors and rewards

  • Travel Grants: OSDI 2018, SOSP 2017, and SOSP SRC 2017.
  • Selected for Poster Round in SOSP SRC 2017.
  • Woltosz Fellowship at Auburn University, 2013 - 2015.
  • Scholarship at Harbin Institute of Technology, 2010 - 2012.
  • Scholarship at Central South University, 2006 - 2010.
  • Outstanding Freshman Scholarship at Central South University, 2006.


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