Zhe Yang

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: yangz18 AT mails dot tsinghua dot edu dot cn

About Me

I am a 5th-year Ph.D. student at Storage Research group in Tsinghua University, advised by Professor Jiwu Shu and Youyou Lu. My main research interests include flash storage system and file system.



in Department of Computer Science, Tsinghua University

2018 - present


in School of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC)

2014 - 2018


  • TBD.

Publication Lists

  • λ-IO: A Unified IO Stack for Computational Storage.
    Zhe Yang, Youyou Lu, Xiaojian Liao, Youmin Chen, Junru Li, Siyu He, Jiwu Shu,
    The 21st USENIX Conference on File and Storage Technologies (FAST'23), 2023
    Paper Star
  • RIO: Order-Preserving and CPU-Efficient Remote Storage Access.
    Xiaojian Liao, Zhe Yang, Jiwu Shu,
    The 18th European Conference on Computer Systems (EuroSys'23), 2023
    Paper Slides
  • Efficient Crash Consistency for NVMe over PCIe and RDMA.
    Xiaojian Liao, Youyou Lu, Zhe Yang, Jiwu Shu,
    ACM Transactions on Storage (TOS), 2023
  • 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
  • Crash Consistent Non-Volatile Memory Express.
    Xiaojian Liao, Youyou Lu, Zhe Yang, Jiwu Shu,
    The 28th ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (SOSP'21), 2021
    Paper Slides Star
  • OCVM: Optimizing the Isolation of Virtual Machines with Open-Channel SSDs.
    Zhe Liu, Xiaojian Liao, Fei Li, Zhe Yang, Youyou Lu, Jiwu Shu,
    International Conference on Algorithms and Architectures for Parallel Processing (ICA3PP'20), 2020
  • CoinPurse: A Device-Assisted File System with Dual Interfaces.
    Zhe Yang, Youyou Lu, Erci Xu, Jiwu Shu,
    Design Automation Conference (DAC'20), 2020
  • SineKV: Decoupled Secondary Indexing for LSM-based Key-Value Stores.
    Fei Li, Youyou Lu, Zhe Yang, Jiwu Shu,
    40th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS'20), 2020
  • OCStore: Accelerating Distributed Object Storage with Open-Channel SSDs.
    Youyou Lu, Jiacheng Zhang, Zhe Yang, Liyang Pan, Jiwu Shu,
    The 39th IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS'19), 2019
  • Cognitive SSD: A Deep Learning Engine for Energy-Efficient Data Retrieval.
    Shengwen Liang, Ying Wang, Youyou Lu, Zhe Yang, Huawei Li, Xiaowei Li,
    USENIX Annual Technical Conference (USENIX ATC'19), 2019

Honors Awarded

  • [2021] First Prize of 1984 Innovation Scholarship (only 1 project from the CS department was awarded)
  • [2020] National Scholarship
  • [2018] Outstanding Graduate of UESTC
  • [2018] Tanglixin Scholarship
  • [2017] Finalist Award of MCM/ICM (top 0.4%)
  • [2016] National Scholarship