Junru Li

Ph.D. Student

Storage Research Group

Department of Computer Science and Technology

Tsinghua University

Room 8-201, East Main Building, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China

Email: lijr19 AT mails dot tsinghua dot edu dot cn (@mails.tsinghua.edu.cn)

About Me

I am a 3rd year PhD student in Tsinghua, advised by Professor Youyou Lu and Jiwu Shu. My main research interests include programmable network, RDMA, and transaction processing.



in Department of Computer Science, Tsinghua University

2019 - present


in Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University

2018 Spring


in School of Computer Science and Technology, Harbin Institute of Technology

2015 - 2019

Publication Lists

  • SwitchTx: Scalable In-Network Coordination for Distributed Transaction Processing.
    Junru Li, Youyou Lu, Yiming Zhang, Qing Wang, Zhuo Cheng, Keji Huang, Jiwu Shu,
    48th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB'22), 2022
  • AlNiCo: SmartNIC-accelerated Contention-aware Request Scheduling for Transaction Processing.
    Junru Li, Youyou Lu, Qing Wang, Jiazhen Lin, Zhe Yang, Jiwu Shu,
    USENIX Annual Technical Conference (USENIX ATC'22), 2022
  • Nap: Persistent Memory Indexes for NUMA Architectures.
    Qing Wang, Youyou Lu, Junru Li, Minhui Xie, Jiwu Shu,
    ACM Transactions on Storage (TOS), 2022
  • Nap: A Black-Box Approach to NUMA-Aware Persistent Memory Indexes.
    Qing Wang, Youyou Lu, Junru Li, Jiwu Shu,
    The 15th USENIX Symposium on Operating Systems Design and Implementation (OSDI'21), 2021
  • Concordia: Distributed Shared Memory with In-Network Cache Coherence.
    Qing Wang, Youyou Lu, Erci Xu, Junru Li, Youmin Chen, Jiwu Shu,
    USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST'21), 2021
  • TH-DPMS: Design and Implementation of an RDMA-enabled Distributed Persistent Memory Storage System.
    Jiwu Shu, Youmin Chen, Qing Wang, Bohong Zhu, Junru Li, Youyou Lu,
    ACM Transactions on Storage (TOS), 2020

Honors Awarded

  • Tsinghua Future Scholar Scholarship, 2019 (link)
  • ACM-ICPC Asia EC League Final Contest Silver Medal, Team: MyHappinessIsAll, 2017 (link)
  • National Scholarship, 2017