About Me

I was a MS/PhD student at the College of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. I worked in the Database Group with Prof. Gerome Miklau and Prof. Alexandra Meliou. I recently joined Microsoft Research DMX Group as a Research SDE.

Contact Details

Yue Wang
140 Governors Drive University of Massachusetts Amherst
Amherst, MA 01003 US



& Internship

Database and Information Management Lab, UMass

Research Assisstant, Supervised by Prof. Gerome Miklau & Prof. Alexandra Meliou 09/2011 - 08/2017

• Implemented a prototype system to estimate the runtime and financial cost of running a Hadoop program in the cloud
• Proposed a model that can model mapper/reducer concurrency in MapReduce
• Developed a log parser to analyze Hadoop logs

Data Management, Exploration and Mining (DMX) Group, Microsoft Research

Research Intern, Supervised by Dr. Yeye He 05/2016 - 08/2016

• Implemented a prototype system to extract relational data from the web

Data Infrastructure Team, LinkedIn Corporation

Software Engineering Intern, Supervised by Dr. Lin Qiao 06/2014 - 09/2014

• Implemented a prototype system to generate distributed workflow execution plan

Web Search & Mining Group, Microsoft Research Asia

Research Intern, Supervised by Dr. Haixun Wang 02/2010 - 09/2010

• Implemented a prototype system to perform concept-based web search, which is not supported by major search engines. A related paper has been accepted by ER’12.
• Received “Stars of Tomorrow” certificate at MSRA for excellent performance

Advanced Data Management & Information Systems Research Group, Fudan University

Undergraduate Research Assistant, Supervised by Prof. Shuigeng Zhou 09/2008 - 12/2009

• Participated in the research project on data management in P2P networks. Implemented a DHT-based index and wrote a paper as a co-author. The paper has been accepted by TPDS.




ACM-ICPC Northeast US Regional Preliminary Competition 2011

Stars of Tomorrow (Award of Excellence)

Microsoft Research Asia 2010

Outstanding Award (Ranked 1st among 858 teams)

East China Undergraduate Mathematical Contest in Modeling 2009

Outstanding College Student

Fudan University 2008

Gold Medals (Ranked 3rd at Beijing and 5th at Singapore)

ACM-ICPC Regional Contests 2007

Silver Medal in Summer Camp (Ranked 5th)

National Olympiad in Informatics 2006