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General Information

Full Name Yuxuan (Matt) Jiang
Email yuxuanj9 at illinois dot edu
Github https://github.com/Essoz
Languages English, Mandarin

Education

  • 2019 - 2023
    B.Eng in Computer Engineering
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA
  • 2019 - 2023
    B.Eng in Electronics and Computer Engineering
    Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

Research & Work Experience

  • Oct 2022 - Present
    Cloud Architecture Research Intern
    Microsoft Research, Beijing, China
    • Supervised by Dr. Shilin He at the DKI group
    • Research on common cloud architecture problems and solutions
    • The internship just started, so stay tuned for more!
  • Feb 2022 - Present
    Research Assistant
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA
    • Supervised by Prof. Tianyin Xu at UIUC and Prof. Owolabi Legunsen at Cornell University
    • Built an automatic deep-semantic bug finding tool for cloud orchestration operators
    • The project is under submission, so stay tuned for more!
  • May 2021 - Feb 2022
    Research Assistant (Remote)
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA
    • Supervised by Prof. Tianyin Xu at UIUC
    • Wrote scripts to automatically setup test environment on Azure Cloud
    • Implemented Role-based fail-slowness injection
    • Found performance bugs in etcd and PolarDB
    • https://github.com/xlab-uiuc/slooo

Teaching Experience

  • Nov 2021 - Present
    Microsoft Learn Student Ambassador
    Microsoft, Beijing, China
    • Having struggled with learning tools for programming, I want to help others to learn programming more efficiently by helping them understand the toolchain better.
    • Taught basics concepts of linux, git, github, windows subsystem for linux and many more to students in my university (many of them are first time programmers from non-CS majors). Teaching materials credited to MIT 6.NULL and Microsoft Learn
    • Arranged workshops to help individual students with specific problems they are facing.
    • Attended and help organized experience-sharing events to share useful suggestions on many topics, including learning, career, and life.
  • Oct 2021 - Jan 2022
    Unimate - Teaching & Learning Assistant
    Zhejiang University International Business School, Haining, China
    • Responsible for mentoring international students in the school who cannot come to China due to the pandemic.
    • Hold TA sessions to help students with their assignments and exams.
    • Organized bi-weekly events to help students to get to know each other and the school better.
    • Rated privately as the best TA in the school by students.

Honors and Awards

  • 2022
    • Outstanding undergraduate student, Zhejiang University
  • 2021
    • Golden Award of the 2021 Internet+ business plan competition for the project "City Brain as Distributed HPC Centers"
    • Outstanding undergraduate student, Zhejiang University
  • 2020
    • scholarship for outstanding students (top 10% GPA), Zhejiang University
    • Dean's List, Zhejiang University
    • Outstanding undergraduate student, Zhejiang University